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2013-12-06 23:01:38

10% of Sales from the Holiday Gift Guide Contributed to Conservation Work On the Ground (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 This holiday season, stylish and sustainable home décor e-retailer bambeco takes their commitment to sustainability a step further by partnering with The Nature Conservancy. Complete your holiday shopping and give back to an active and important environmental cause at the same time. Beginning November 21, 2013 through January 15, 2014, bambeco will contribute 10% of...

2013-10-23 23:24:28

The Nature Conservancy and high school educators release Anthology of Urban Environmental Education in book and online format. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 A unique partnership between the world’s leading conservation non-profit and city high school teachers across the country has created, for the first time, a comprehensive tool which allows students to learn about the vital role nature plays in their urban environments. For more than a year, teachers from green high schools...

2013-09-24 23:02:09

Combined Organization Will Expand and Accelerate Conservation Outcomes Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Nature Conservancy and Rare today announced their intent to merge, combining forces to accomplish greater conservation outcomes together than either organization could alone. Under the combined organization, Rare, known for its ground-breaking Pride campaigns, aimed at inspiring and empowering local people to conserve their natural resources, will retain its identity and...

2013-09-11 23:18:27

Grant builds on the bank’s broader support of TNC’s forests and freshwater program Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 For more than 20 years, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has supported land conservation projects through The Nature Conservancy—including a partnership to protect forests in Brazil, China and Indonesia. Building upon the $20 million that the bank has committed over the years, Bank of America recently provided $250,000 to help the Conservancy’s Great...

2013-08-26 23:03:49

New initiative raises visibility for nature conservation, benefits future generations. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The Nature Conservancy and Harley-Davidson Motor Company are teaming up to kick off Renew the Ride™ – a global initiative to help preserve the environment through Harley-Davidson’s community of riders, dealers and supporters in their conservation efforts. Launched in conjunction with the company’s 110th Anniversary celebration, Renew the Ride will help...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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