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2014-10-15 16:24:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a massive outpouring of public opposition, the U.S.

2014-10-14 20:20:53

BC Hydro must fulfil over 80 legally binding conditions throughout the life of the project. OTTAWA, Oct.

2014-10-10 16:20:45

DUBLIN, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hfl2db/global_offshore) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-10-10 08:21:54

Retailer celebrates three of EPAs top honors: WaterSense, ENERGY STAR and SmartWay Excellence Award ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2014-10-10 08:21:49

Awarded EPA's Highest Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Awards in 2014 LAS VEGAS, Oct.

2014-10-09 16:22:25

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S.

2014-10-09 16:20:59

Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct.

2014-10-09 12:23:17

Only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn recognition MUNCIE, Ind., Oct.

2014-10-09 12:21:05

Event to Highlight Advanced Auto Technology Being Developed To Increase Fuel Economy & Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-08 16:20:58

Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO WASHINGTON, Oct.


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Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.