• When vetting companies for our portfolios, our seven-member investment committees look closely at their eco-credentials: hunting for positives (such as recycling programs, clean energy initiatives, an earth-friendly product line) and screening for negatives (toxic emissions, hazardous waste liabilities, harmful community impact).

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  • The earthquake happened along a line where the Earth's Indo-Australian and Eurasian tectonic plates grind together, in the waters west of Sumatra.

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  • "Countries could just accommodate the divergence by not putting their clocks forward in the spring, so you'd change your time zone by one hour to bring civil time back into line with the Earth's rotation, " added Dr Whibberley.

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  • Then, the new shares, like water pressing down on a fault line, will cause the earth to shake, driving down the market in a man-made disaster.

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  • If an object floating through space passes near the line of sight between the earth and a distant star, its gravity should, according to the theory of relativity, bend and focus the light from that star.

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  • If anyone believed the pace of reform would be sure and steady, Hindu rightists like Balasaheb Thackeray brought him back to earth with their election gains and their hard line on U.S. giants Enron and Kentucky Fried Chicken.

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  • The observatories will circle this point, keeping the Earth and our star in a near-straight line.

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  • Friends of the Earth, another green group, takes a similar line (although disaffected ex-members have come together in Friends of Hartlepool).

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  • For an unforgettable experience, take a night walk to the arched cave and waterfall at Natural Bridge under the western ramparts of the Springbrook plateau, which is alight with fairy-like blue-green lights given off by the millions of bioluminescent glow worms that line the cave roof and the steep earth banks along the rainforest path.

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  • The straight-line portion of these types of curves above Earth background has been the basis for the Linear No-Threshold Dose hypothesis, or LNT.

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  • The bottom line is simple: No other nation on earth capable of fielding the Airborne Laser, the F-22 and the other advanced weapons now on the Obama administration's chopping block would willingly abandon them.


  • WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE) --Firefighters put their lives on the line in some of the most dangerous conditions on Earth.

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  • But notice, that extra tail of a line crosses the entire range of background radiation on Earth, what is considered normal, what humans and every other life form has lived with long before we split the atom.

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  • To work, microwave requires a line of sight between masts but the curvature of the earth sometimes makes that impossible.

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  • For example, changes in the Sun's activity can send huge amounts of energy towards the Earth which buffet and reconfigure the magnetosphere, causing disruption to communications, power-line failures and even the destruction of satellites.

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  • My grandmother, who worked on a bomber assembly line, was part of a workforce that turned out the best products on Earth.

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  • Regulations rarely work (figure the struggling U.S. banking sector remains one of the most regulated on earth), but they always succeed in distracting businesses that should be focused on the bottom line.

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  • An Egyptian astronomer would have held up a plumb line and waited for the night sky to slowly pivot around the unmarked pole as the Earth rotated.

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  • And all of you are participants in this long line of inventors and creators that have made this the most dynamic economy and the most dynamic country on Earth.

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