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2013-12-16 23:24:20

A gathering of officials, faculty, researchers, students and participants from the civil society concerned in eco-conservance, environmental sustainability and development, organized multidisciplinary

Nations Approve First Plan And Budget For Intergovernmental Platform For Biodiversity And Ecosystem Services
2013-12-16 13:57:30

The groundbreaking Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) today agreed to develop a set of assessments on pollination and food production, land degradation and invasive species aimed at providing policymakers with the tools to tackle pressing environmental challenges.

World Map Database Shows That E-Waste Is On The Rise, US And China At The Top
2013-12-16 04:08:17

A new report by the US Environmental Protection Agency says that the annual world volume of end-of-life electronics is expected to jump to 65.4 million tons by 2017.

2013-12-10 23:23:12

Environmental Responsibility Key Reason Why More Organizations are Going Mobile for Event Information, Communications, Networking and Engagement Vancouver, BC

2013-12-10 23:00:51

HIMS assistive technology equips new UN Accessibility Centre.


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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
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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