Daily Archives: June 10, 2008

MetaCarta Launches Blog to Discuss How Geography and Maps Are Transforming the Internet

CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Marketwire – June 9, 2008) – MetaCarta®, Inc., the leading provider of geographic search and referencing solutions, today announced the creation of “The MetaCarta Blog,” an online community where MetaCarta and other industry experts and visitors can connect to … Continue reading

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Horrible Hunger in Ethiopia now spreading to adults

Ethiopia – Like so many other victims of Ethiopia’s hunger crisis, Usheto Beriso weighs just half of what he should. He is always cold and swaddled in a blanket. His limbs are stick-thin. But Usheto is not the typical face … Continue reading

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Smog and Acid Rain

Particularly for large metropolitan cities, smog and poor air quality is a pressing environmental problem. Smog primarily consists of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds chemically interacting with heat from sunlight forming ground level ozone. Smog is that familiar … Continue reading

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