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2014-04-03 20:21:29

Port State Measures Agreement will strengthen inspection standards to keep illegally caught fish from reaching market WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Senate on April 3 took a strong stand in the global fight against illegal fishing by ratifying a treaty that will prevent illegally caught fish from entering the market through ports around the world. The treaty, called the Port State Measures Agreement, or PSMA, also would empower port officials...

2014-02-21 12:24:29

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zjxjqq/drugs_of_abuse ) has announced the addition of the "Drugs of Abuse Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zjxjqq/drugs_of_abuse ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Globally, the drugs of...

2013-11-13 12:22:39

Conflict-free materials guaranteed VIANEN, The Netherlands, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "OGNO(c) Advocates Quality Mark for Mobile Phones" issued on 12 Nov 2013 09:06 GMT, by OGNOC over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the source should be "OGNOC", rather than "OGNO", as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. Complete, corrected release follows: OGNO(c) is campaigning for an internationally recognised quality...

2013-11-12 08:32:13

Conflict-Free Materials Guaranteed VIANEN, The Netherlands, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Conflict-free materials guaranteed OGNO(c) is campaigning for an internationally recognised quality mark for mobile phones. This would guarantee the buyer that his or her phone is made from 'conflict-free' materials. OGNO(c)'s logo is a red fingerprint. The colour symbolises the blood that taints electronic devices containing 'conflict materials'. OGNO(c) is an anagram of...

2013-06-24 08:24:23

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The illegal wildlife trade is not only detrimental to many of the world's endangered species, but also poses a genuine threat to national and global security, a new report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) asserts. With today's release of the report Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of The Illegal Wildlife Trade, IFAW is one of the first organizations to publicly link the escalating...

2013-05-29 08:24:04

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: DOLV) announced today that the Company has engaged a marketing and market development advisory services with experience in the engineering, technology and marketing fields to act as chief executive officer/chief technology officer. The 52-year-old affiliate of Advanced Merriment, Matthew Merriam has held key roles at AOL, About.com, Thomson Financial Services and several startups. Mr. Merriam is educated as a...

Man Arrested For Smuggling 14 Percent Of Endangered Tortoise Population
2013-03-31 06:24:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A 38-year-old man from Thailand was arrested at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok for attempting to smuggle critically endangered tortoises out of the country. Actually, that´s a bit of an understatement. According to Gizmodo´s Andrew Liszewski, the Bangkok authorities found the man — whom they believe to be part of a global smuggling ring — attempting to make off with 54 ploughshare tortoises...

2012-08-21 18:20:18

75 PERCENT OF TEENS SAY PICTURES OF TEENS PARTYING WITH ALCOHOL, MARIJUANA ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES ENCOURAGES TEENS TO WANT TO DO THE SAME WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 9 out of 10 (86 percent) of American high-school students say that some classmates are drugging, drinking and smoking during the school day, according to the National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens, the 17th annual back-to-school survey conducted by...

2012-07-12 14:21:55

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Global Strategic Communications Group: A former official of the U.S. Department of State has called for Joris Demmink, Secretary-General of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, to be barred from entry to the United States until he has answered accusations of child rape in a court of law. In a UPI "Outside View" column, Anthony T. Salvia, former special adviser to the U.S. Under Secretary of State...

2012-07-03 06:23:47

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mexican election has put the Drug War in limbo, ex-White House Drug Policy spokesman Robert Weiner is saying today, joined by Latin American policy analyst George Clingan. Weiner and Clingan say in an oped in the Arizona Republic today entitled, "U.S. Must Boost Drug-War Aid to Stop the Cartels," that President-Elect of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, elected Sunday and taking office December 1, has stated he will 'change'...