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2014-09-16 08:27:06

Engaged Students Become Engaged Alumni and Donors PLAINWELL, Mich., Sept.

2014-09-12 23:01:15

Funds raised will help the World Health Organization and other UN entities provide urgently needed aid to affected countries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September

2014-09-12 16:21:52

Award-Winning Photographer Henry Dallal Focuses on Climate Change Talks, With A Little Help from Michael Douglas, Ed Norton, Yoko Ono, and Ban Ki-moon NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-11 23:11:39

President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Secretary of State John Kerry continue to ramp up the rhetoric about global warming being the greatest threat to the world, but leaders of countries like India,

2014-09-11 08:22:55

Joint Effort From Upworthy, Unilever Project Sunlight and the United Nations Highlights Risks, Imperatives of Climate Change NEW YORK, Sept.

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept.

greenhouse gas bulletin
2014-09-09 07:28:44

Propelled by the largest single-year increase in carbon dioxide in three decades, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached record highs in 2013, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported on Tuesday.

2014-09-03 23:02:35

MAGIX Sequoia 13 - The latest version of the digital audio workstation for all demands in the areas of production, broadcast and mastering. (PRWEB) September

2014-09-03 08:41:46

Columbia University's Jeffrey Sachs delivers inaugural course; blending for-credit and open course learning via new 'Knowledge Cloud' technology from Silicon Valley-based EdCast, Inc.

2014-09-02 12:24:27

Rising star encourages kids to get involved and help save other kids around the world NEW YORK, Sept.


Latest United Nations Reference Libraries

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
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.