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2011-06-13 00:00:29

“Socially-Responsible Design's Highest Award" Recognizes Initiatives that Radically Advance Human Well Being and the Health of Our Planet’s Ecosystems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2011 Blue Ventures, a conservation organization that simultaneously protects marine environments while improving the standard of living in some of the world’s poorest coastal communities, has been named the winner of the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.

2011-05-27 00:00:28

Katy Sullivan, an actress and Paralympic runner ranked 5th in the world in her category, says that her newfound confidence is what has made it possible to boldly pursue her dreams. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Katy Sullivan, an actress and Paralympic runner ranked 5th in the world in her category, credits training she received through Landmark Education with helping her overcome mental obstacles to running on prosthetic legs. Katy became the first person to compete internationally...

2011-01-09 00:43:40

Connecticut businessman Howard J.

2010-10-14 13:38:51

World renowned scientists speaking at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue have called for a radical transformation in the agriculture sector to cope with climate change, food security and to transition towards sustainability.

2010-09-28 17:54:11

The number of people suffering from chronic hunger reached a record one billion globally in 2009, with Asia accounting for approximately two-thirds of the world's hungry.

2010-03-08 12:33:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World announced that it recognizes today as International Women's Day, and called it an opportunity to celebrate the achievements women make in the workplace and at home, as entrepreneurs and as mothers. With The Hunger Project, based in New York City, Bread for the World calls on our nation's leaders to focus greater attention on the links between gender equality and hunger in the developing world if we are to reverse the recent...

2009-11-24 14:15:00

United We Serve: Feed A Neighbor Initiative Mobilizes, Equips Americans to Help End Hunger WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.