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2014-04-09 23:22:39

Independent review of peer-reviewed climate science by NIPCC, Heartland Institute brings balance to biased, ‘alarmist’ views of United Nations report. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) today released Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The 1,062-page report, published by The Heartland Institute, contains thousands of citations to...

2014-04-09 12:25:55

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House issued the following statement on Friday: "The United States will not stand by as those entrusted with South Sudan's future put their own interests above those of their people. The Executive Order signed by President Obama sends a clear message: those who threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan, obstruct the peace process, target U.N. peacekeepers, or are responsible for human rights abuses and...

2014-04-08 23:33:51

A perilously terrifyingly alert apprehension that highlights stark death-defying health consequences, titled as ‘The Unsafe Future of Safe Drinking Water’ has been conceded through ‘World Health Day’ by the ‘UN Water Decade Observance’- 2014, reveals severe risks of multiple disabilities due to underground hydro-toxication's pandemic out-breaks of the sewage system's sprout off-shoot explosiveness. Hamilton, New Zealand (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 (Breaking News Feature:...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-04-07 12:34:33

HAMILTON, New Zealand, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to UN's statistical estimations, some 869,000 children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water -- almost over 3-4 babies a minute. Countless others fall in serious sufferings of long-term health consequences. Inadequate sanitation and ecologically incompatible sewage-drainage systems are the primary causes of the present situation. (Logo:...

2014-04-04 16:21:50

Winners Will Be Honored at Gala Event by the U.N. Correspondents Association and the U.N. Secretary-General on Tuesday, December 16th 2014 at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York. NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 19(th) Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. The prizes...

2014-04-03 12:27:14

PEVQ-S enables accurate Picture Quality Benchmarking and Optimization of OTT Video Services, by modelling Subjective Subscriber Experience ERLANGEN, Germany and LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OPTICOM, the German pioneer for Voice and Video Quality testing, premiers PEVQ-S, a novel analysis technique for OTT video quality measurement, benchmarking and optimization at the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas. Based on the accurate standardized picture quality analysis of PEVQ, a...

2014-04-02 16:35:35

NYC's largest free Open Source Drupal Conference at the United Nations (Apr 10 to 13) NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread adoption of the open source Drupal web platform by NYC organizations has lead to explosive growth of New York City's annual Drupal conference, NYC Camp (aka 'nice camp'). Next week, 1,000+ attendees from over a dozen countries will attend NYC Camp 2014 at the UN (April 10-13). NYC Camp features presentations by Drupal luminaries, a conference...

2014-03-31 23:22:47

Independent review of climate science by Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) contradicts "alarmist" views of United Nations report. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) today released Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts. The 1,062-page report contains thousands of citations to peer-reviewed scientific literature -- and concludes rising temperatures and atmospheric CO2 levels...

Japan Loses Against Australia, UN In Fight To Continue Annual Whaling
2014-03-31 14:48:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japan’s highly-contentious whaling campaign experienced a major setback on Monday when a United Nations court ruled that the island nation could no longer continue its annual whale hunt in the waters around Antarctica. The International Court of Justice ruled in favor of Australia, which had sued Japan and rejected that country’s argument that the whaling has been conducted mainly for scientific reasons. “The court concludes,...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'