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2009-12-04 11:59:00

COPENHAGEN, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A ground-breaking online video blog aimed at keeping the pressure on world leaders at the Copenhagen climate change summit goes live on Monday 7 December. ( Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091204/369734 ) WWF - the world's largest conservation organisation - has partnered with Green TV and Greenfilm to create Inside COP15, a live and on-demand online video service which will operate round the clock for the two weeks of the talks....

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2009-10-23 13:20:00

The world’s forests are disappearing at a rate of 36 football fields per minute.

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2009-09-25 13:45:22

Researchers reported the discovery of 163 new species in the Greater Mekong region last year, and now they are at risk of becoming extinct due to climate change.

2009-06-29 12:26:00

Agreement supports Panda's social responsibility policy, whose principal pillars are sport, the protection of children and caring for the planet's environment GLENDALE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, and WWF, the global conservation organization, announced today an international cooperation agreement between the two organizations to help protect the environment.

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2009-06-18 15:25:00

A new WWF report released Thursday finds that pollution in Asia’s Mekong River is putting dolphins in Laos and Cambodia at risk of extinction.

2009-06-17 07:10:00

Even in recessionary times, legendary former Wall Street hedge-fund manager - Robert Wilson - promises to match Rare's largest donor in 2009, with no limit - Highest bid to date: $6.1M = $12.2 million with Wilson match; 9/30/09 deadline for additional bids NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arlington, Virginia-based environmental non-profit 'Rare' (http://www.RareConservation.org) -- considered by many to be "global conservation's ground game" and named "one of the best charities you've...

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2009-04-25 08:05:00

Conservation groups advocating the protection of critically endangered gray whales say they have cause to celebrate.

2009-03-26 14:19:00

Cox is a national media sponsor of the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour 2009 ATLANTA, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As a national media sponsor of Earth Hour, Cox Enterprises is encouraging its 77,000 employees and communities in its 300-plus locations to participate in the largest climate change awareness event in history.

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2009-03-05 12:25:00

The conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has released the world’s first footage of the extremely rare Java rhino near Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park.

2009-02-09 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced the second year of its domestic partnership with World Wildlife Fund for Earth Hour.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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