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Icy Global Seed Vault Hosts Global Warming Meeting

Article: Icy Global Seed Vault Hosts Global Warming Meeting

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway, February 26, 2009 (ENS) – Four tons of seeds representing hundreds of crop species were delivered today to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault as it celebrated its one-year anniversary. The vault in nothern Norway is intended to serve as a fail-safe backup should the original samples be lost or damaged or to provide…

High Environmental Hopes Riding on Obama's Green Promises

Article: High Environmental Hopes Riding on Obama's Green Promises

WASHINGTON, DC, November 5, 2008 (ENS) – Congratulations to President-elect Barack Obama and his team with messages of hope and pledges of support rolled in today from environmental and sustainable business groups across the political spectrum. The Sierra Club said in a statement, “If the Obama administration is as smartly, deliberately, and thoughtfully run as…