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2009-02-09 12:16:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as interest in environmental issues skyrockets, the reporters who cover these topics are being laid off left and right.

2009-02-05 16:20:00


2009-02-03 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars recently launched Wilson Center OnDemand (wilsoncenter.org/ondemand), the online home to all of the Center's audio and video programming.

2009-02-02 08:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Is there such a thing as 'peak water'? There is a vast amount of water on the planet -- but we are facing a crisis of running out of sustainably managed water," said Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute.

2009-01-09 12:04:00

CNN's Peter Dykstra and Finland's Tapani Vaahtoranta Now in Residence WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two environmental experts have joined the Wilson Center as public policy scholars to work with the Center's Environmental Change and Security Program.

2009-01-08 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers are using pint-sized MARCBOTS and other "war-bots" to defuse roadside bombs and a dizzying array of remote-guided drones -- some as small as insects -- to search out and destroy enemies.

2008-10-09 12:00:24

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation and health organizations should work together to support human development and protect biodiversity hotspots, said experts at the World Conservation Congress on October 8, 2008.

2008-10-07 15:00:20

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From climate change to deforestation to water scarcity, environmental degradation can not only lead to conflict, but can also offer a pathway to peace, said experts at the World Conservation Congress on October 7, 2008.

2008-09-25 17:46:48

To: SOCIETY EDITORS Contact: Sharon McCarter of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4016, Sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-22 12:00:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New videos on a YouTube channel launched by the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) shine a spotlight on today's top environmental security issues -- such as water and conflict; and the links between population and environment.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.