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2014-05-20 08:24:38

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Integrated Media and Earth Day Network are pleased to announce a partnership in celebration of Rachel Carson's birthday, to honor her

2014-03-04 08:30:08

Grassroots Americans clamoring for Dr.

2013-02-18 14:17:09

It has been more than 50 years since Rachel Carson published her groundbreaking book Silent Spring.

New Findings On A Resource Becoming More Precious Than Gold
2012-11-15 18:35:59

Visualize a dusty place where stream beds are sand and lakes are flats of dried mud. Are we on Mars? In fact, we're on arid parts of Earth, a planet where water covers some 70 percent of the surface.

Osprey Chicks Hatching Live On The Internet
2012-06-07 13:16:47

Osprey chicks are pushing through their shells and into the world right now on a live camera broadcasting on the Internet.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]