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2013-12-06 20:21:53

PARIS, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate of Iranian refugees abducted in Iraq, duties of the US, EU and UN among issues of discussion Iran News Update has confirmed that several prominent American and international dignitaries will address the International Conference on Iran in Paris on Saturday, Dec 7. According to several sources, a key issue of discussion at the conference will be the nuclear agreement recently signed with Tehran by the five permanent...

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 Assembly. The presentation was made in Foz do Iguaçu on November 22. Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 PRG executive director Stephen Bassett spoke here at the Fifth World UFO Forum (II IUFOZ 2013) on November 22. The principal focus of his address was the launch of a...

2013-12-04 00:20:13

Moon Express Commercial Lunar Mission Creates Global "Citizen Science" Collaboration Opportunity for the International Lunar Observatory Association SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), a 501(c)3 organization based in Hawaii and led by American businessman and educator Steve Durst, is sending the first private telescope to the lunar surface in 2015 with Moon Express, Inc., a U.S. commercial lunar company based in...

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 the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Members of the Church of Scientology of Cagliari in Sardinia pedaled their bikes for human rights November 10, 2013 in an event organized by the Cagliari Friends of Cycling to kick off a month of...

2013-12-01 16:20:07

Moon Express Commercial Lunar Mission Creates Scientific Collaboration Opportunity between International Lunar Observatory Association and China on Chang'e-3 Mission SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, a U.S. commercial lunar enterprise, is enabling scientific collaboration between the International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) and China's Chang'e-3 Moon mission successfully launched today from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan...

2013-11-26 14:28:44

Halting deforestation in tropical regions requires verification of forest conditions. VTT has developed a new satellite image based method for accurate assessment of tropical forest cover. Part of the EU's seventh framework program, the ReCover project has involved using satellite imaging to map forest cover in sites in Mexico, Guyana, Columbia, Congo and the Fiji Islands over a period of up to 20 years. The REDD program is the United Nations' collaborative initiative designed to combat...

2013-11-25 08:31:18

Relationship improves information sharing with innovative research and initiatives DALLAS, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software and solutions, today announced its partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations' specialized agency for information and communication technologies, in support of its Global Cybersecurity Agenda. This relationship will better equip ITU's 193 Member...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While atmospheric nitrous oxide can currently only be found in trace amounts, a new report from United Nations' Environment Program said that emissions of the greenhouse gas could almost double by 2050 if preventative steps aren’t taken. Nitrous oxide is the third most potent greenhouse gas, after carbon dioxide and methane. It is emitted into the atmosphere through human activities such as farming, the burning of fossil fuels, waste...

2013-11-21 23:02:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Food Preservation Technologies Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Report Details Although recent economic turmoil has put its stamp over many industries worldwide, Food Preservation Technologies industry continue to stay robust and in many countries is expected to show a very good performance. Developed nations experience a saturated state at the moment, when it comes to Food Preservation Technologies, but...

2013-11-21 08:28:13

"Magnet Effect" caused by access to innovative ultrasound technology includes positive clinical trends in antenatal visits and newborn deliveries ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest neonatal mortality rate (32 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2012) and accounts for 38 percent of neonatal deaths globally.[i] Concomitantly, the maternal mortality rate is estimated at 500 deaths per 1,000,000 live births representing 162,000 maternal deaths...


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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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