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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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2008-12-22 13:00:00

Malaysia announced on Monday it plans to step up protections for wild tigers through its new National Tiger Action Plan.

2008-10-30 09:00:21

The Coca-Cola Company, in partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), today announced ambitious new targets to improve water efficiency and reduce carbon emissions within its system-wide operations, while promoting sustainable agricultural practices and helping to conserve the world's most important freshwater basins.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.