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2011-06-08 09:40:00

UN marks World Oceans Day with calls to preserve seas for future generations.

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2011-05-27 09:23:11

A UN report warned the green technology industry on Thursday that less than a third of metals have a recycling rate of over 50 percent.

2011-05-26 15:20:06

Smarter product designs, support for developing country waste management schemes, and encouraging developed country households not to 'squirrel away' old electronic goods in drawers and closets could help boost recycling of metals world-wide.

2011-05-12 14:36:00

MEXICO CITY, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: President of Mexico Felipe Calderon completed a successful trip to the United States this week that focused on environmental sustainability in Mexico and the importance of bilateral relations with the United States. On Tuesday, May 10, President Calderon was honored by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) for his leadership in addressing climate change at both...

2011-03-10 18:59:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Dr.

2011-02-23 07:00:00

LEDBURY, England, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On-Sun Systems will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2011; the conference is on March 3rd & 4th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco.

2011-02-17 21:26:48

Scientific advice on the consequences of specific policy options confronting government decision makers is key to managing global biodiversity change.

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2011-02-17 13:44:55

The UN's environmental watchdog warned on Thursday that tons of throw-away plastic and massive runoff from chemical fertilizer are choking the world's oceans.

2011-02-16 07:00:00

QINGDAO, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and representatives from Hisense Group officially signed a cooperative agreement at the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 15.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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