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2013-12-04 23:01:46

Paradigm Research Group's executive director Stephen Bassett has proposed Brazil lead a consortium of South American nations in submitting a joint resolution to the United Nations General

2013-12-02 23:01:12

Cycling for the rights of all, members of the Church of Scientology of Cagliari kick off a month of activities that will culminate on UN Human Rights Day December 10th, the 65th anniversary of

2013-11-26 14:28:44

Halting deforestation in tropical regions requires verification of forest conditions.

Nitrous Oxide Atmosphere Double 2050
2013-11-22 13:35:04

A new report from the UN's Environment Program said that emissions of nitrous oxide could almost double by 2050 if preventative steps aren’t taken.

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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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