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Central America Taps Volcanoes For Electricity

Dotted with active volcanoes, Central America is seeking to tap its unique geography to produce green energy and cut dependence on oil imports as demand for electricity outstrips supply.

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Central America Taps Volcanoes For Electricity

Source: Planet Ark, Wed September 22, 2010
Dotted with active volcanoes, Central America is seeking to tap its unique geography to produce green energy and cut dependence on oil imports as demand for electricity outstrips supply.

Appreciation finds no language barriers during Continuing Promise

Source: Belvoir Eagle, Thu April 23, 2009
Eighty-five-year-old Simone Alexis arrived at a medical clinic set up by the crew of USNS Comfort wearing her Sunday best, in anticipation of getting new eyeglasses.

Maya nut changes lives while aiding the rain forest

Source: CNN, Sun April 19, 2009
In the rain forests of Central America grows the nutrient-rich Maya nut. The marble-sized seed can be prepared to taste like mashed potatoes, chocolate or coffee.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

UNESCO adds 23 new sites to global network of biosphere reserves

Source: United Nations News Centre, Fri September 21, 2007
United Nations - Remote cloud forests in Viet Nam, hundreds of atolls in Micronesia and mangroves in El Salvador are featured in the 23 ecosystems which were added today to a United Nations network set up to fight biodiversity loss and promote sustainable development that helps local communities.

Microcredit campaigners claim success in helping world’s poorest

Source: Today Online, Thu November 02, 2006
San Marcos, San Salvador, El Salvador - A program aimed at helping the world's poorest people with small business loans is well on its way to achieving its goal of reaching 100 million people, US-based activists said.

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