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2014-06-26 16:26:16

Equatorial Guinea and United Nations strengthen cooperation MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

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MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's minister of foreign

2014-06-24 08:31:18

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) announced today that President Bill Clinton, founder

2014-06-17 23:07:23

Pittcon 2015 will participate in the International Year of Light efforts to promote awareness for light-based technologies as an

2014-06-10 23:05:23

Announcement made as part of Global Accelerator held at the United Nations to explore intersection of entrepreneurship and global development. New York, NY (PRWEB)

World Oceans Day 2014
2014-06-07 06:38:15

Thousands of different organizations in more than 70 countries are joining forces this weekend to celebrate World Oceans Day, a global initiative designed to honor the massive bodies of water that cover the majority of the Earth.

Barbados Utilizes World Environment Day To Inspire Developing Island Nations To Focus On Green Technology
2014-06-04 15:16:01

Barbados, which is at the cutting edge of the fight against a changing climate, has become the first Small Island Developing State to host the annual World Environment Day.

2014-06-04 12:23:20

NEW YORK, NY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SkyPower, the world's largest solar developer, is co-sponsoring the United Nations' first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL) to promote

2014-06-04 12:22:58

Bayer-Sponsored Exhibition Displays 50 Paintings as Part of North American World Environment Day Activities in Sarasota SARASOTA, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiade Guo, a ninth-grader

2014-06-02 12:33:00

Coimbatore, India Leads Testing to Help Cities Prepare for Natural Hazards SINGAPORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD CITIES SUMMIT -- In light of the growing threat of


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.