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Rainforest Communities Send Message to the World: Save Yasuni National Park From Devastation by Oil Industry (Popularity: )
http://www.liveyasuni.org
Indigenous communities from Yasuni National Park, home to some of the most biodiverse rainforest on the planet, have sent a message to the world pleading to save the park from devastation by the oil industry. Lead by Ecuador's Vice President Lenin Moreno Garces, nearly 100 people spelt the words "Live Yasuni" as a helicopter carrying photographers hovered overhead. The images will be sent to the Live Earth world feed. The ...

Monday's Forum to Put Clinton, Obama Trade Policies in National Spotlight (Popularity: )
http://www.americanmanufacturing.org
Scott Paul, Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, issued the following statement in advance of the organization's presidential candidate forum on Monday in Pittsburgh: "Our forum will be an opportunity for Senator Obama and Senator Clinton to tell us what they would do to strengthen the economy, create jobs, and revitalize manufacturing in communities all over Pennsylvania. American workers have very compelling reasons to be concerned about the ...

British Council Conference Addresses Women's Rights in Middle East and North Africa (Popularity: )
http://www.britishcouncil.org
STEYNING, England, November 23, 2011 -- Influencers and decision-makers from across the Middle East and North Africa will discuss the unprecedented opportunity to improve women's rights in the region at a 4-day conference organised by the British Council. The event will take place at Wiston House in Sussex from 24 - 27 November.With national constitutions being drafted or revised across the region following the Arab Spring, the conference will look ...

2010 Stamp Program Unveiled (Popularity: )
http://www.usps.com
Nobel Peace Prize honoree Mother Teresa, legendary actress Katharine Hepburn, Negro Leagues Baseball and Cowboys of the Silver Screen are among the subjects headlining the 2010 stamp program, the U.S. Postal Service announced today.In addition, consumers get much-needed assistance in sending greeting cards: the first stamp designed especially for oversized or odd-sized cards. On May 17, the Postal Service will issue the Monarch butterfly stamp for use on cards that ...

United Nations: Commission On Limits Of Continental Shelf Concludes Nineteenth Session (Popularity: )
http://www.un.org
United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea -- The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf held its nineteenth session at United Nations Headquarters from 5 March to 13 April, pursuant to the decision taken at its eighteenth session (CLCS/52, paragraph. 53) and paragraph 45 of General Assembly resolution 61/222. The plenary part of the session was held from 26 March to 5 April, ...

US Department of the Treasury - Seized & Forfeited General Property Program (Popularity: )
http://www.treas.gov
VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. will conduct an auction of seized and forfeited property on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.Other agencies that are participating include: U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service, and Secret Service. Proceeds from the auction are returned to these agencies through the Treasury Asset Forfeiture Fund for the continuation of their enforcement efforts.The auction will ...

FDA Releases Guidance on Federal Menu Labeling Requirements (Popularity: )
http://www.fda.gov/
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released two documents that outline steps to help chain restaurants comply with new federal nutrition labeling requirements. "One of the most important things we can do when it comes to the nation's health is to provide simple basic information to the American people so they can make choices that are best for them and their family," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "The ...

National Political Study: Social Networks Supercharge Political Campaigns (Popularity: )
http://www.hcdi.net/
Results of a new national study among 1,581 Americans revealed that voters are becoming more interested in getting involved with campaigns, and those that are most engaged are much more likely to vote. Three out-of-five of Americans who consider themselves somewhat politically active are members of a social network, and 70% reported that they expect to vote in November. Four out-of-five potential voters expect candidates to have a website, half ...

Toys"R"Us® to Hire 45,000 Seasonal Employees Nationwide This Christmas to Meet Shoppers' Needs (Popularity: )
http://www.toysrus.com/shop/
Toys"R"Us® today announced plans to hire approximately 45,000 seasonal employees to staff its Toys"R"Us and Toys"R"Us Express pop-up stores in the U.S. this holiday season, essentially doubling its domestic workforce. This number is greater than the total workforce the company hired during each of the last three holiday shopping seasons due to the addition of 600 new Toys"R"Us Express stores. In previous holiday seasons, the company has hired approximately 35,000 ...

GlobalGiving Launches Chile Earthquake Relief Fund (Popularity: )
http://www.globalgiving.org/
GlobalGiving, the one-stop-shop for philanthropy, has launched the Earthquake Relief Fund for Chile, which will provide victims with critical necessities and services as the country struggles to recover from the devastating earthquake of February 27. Americans who want to help those affected can make tax-deductible gifts quickly and directly online at http://www.globalgiving.org/chile-earthquake/.GlobalGiving is partnering with local and international organizations who are responding by providing urgently-needed medical supplies, facilitating communications, and ...