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2010-11-12 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced that it has surpassed its environmental sustainability goal by certifying 103 wildlife habitat programs and preserving close to 26,000 acres of land as protected wildlife habitat. Certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), the protected areas provide homes and breeding grounds for birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and plant species, many of them protected or endangered. (Logo:...

2010-10-01 09:48:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vulcan Materials Company, Western Division announced today that the wildlife habitat at its Sacramento Aggregate Plant in Sacramento, California, has received official recertification from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO ) Vulcan's Sacramento Aggregate Plant is one of 41 Vulcan sites with WHC-certified...

2010-02-03 08:15:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Encountering an alligator or black bear on work property may be unusual, but employees at several Anheuser-Busch locations find such animal encounters completely normal. In fact, many look forward to seeing their wild neighbors when enjoying the wildlife sanctuaries Anheuser-Busch developed to promote conservation to employees and residents in the surrounding communities. Anheuser-Busch's efforts to conserve the lands around its facilities have once...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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