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2012-09-09 23:03:05

For those travelers who have several times been to the classic European destinations and are itching for something new and exotic, small group tours operator, Olde Ipswich Tours, announces a unique

2011-03-15 00:00:27

Sumatran tigers are Critically Endangered, with as few as 400 left in the wild Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 A suspected tiger smuggler has been arrested in Sumatra, Indonesia, following a three-day operation by the Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) in Riau and West Sumatra provinces, with support from World Wildlife Fund-Indonesia’s (WWF) Tiger Protection Units.

2009-10-05 05:00:00

- Children in hardest-hit areas remain at risk, warns World Vision - World Vision to open 13 Child-Friendly Spaces to help children recover - Aid agency calls on Indonesian government to prioritize its relief efforts to provide for children PADANG, Indonesia, Oct.

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2009-02-27 14:41:20

Indonesian villagers have killed another endangered Sumatran tiger this month, environmental group World Wildlife Fund said, raising the death count to four tigers and six people this month.

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2008-10-10 13:15:00

During the World Conservation Congress, Indonesian authorities and the conservation group WWF agreed to a deal that aims to end the loss of forests and species in Sumatra.

2008-10-09 12:00:24

The Indonesian government and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today announced a bold commitment to protect the remaining forests and critical ecosystems of Sumatra, an Indonesian island that holds some of the world's most diverse - and endangered - forests.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.