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  • GAEA, or Ge, called Tellus by the Romans, the personification of the earth, described as the first being that sprang fiom Chaos, and gave birth to Uranus (Heaven) and Pontus (Sea)

    The Age of Fable

  • The Weinman closed in 2007 and its exhibits were absorbed into the Tellus, which is named for the Roman goddess of the Earth.

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  • Third, one of ninety-seven percent that it is not primarily Tellus which is an obstacle, even though the Galactic Patrol and Civilization did originate upon that planet, but Arisia; that Helmuth's report was at least partially true.

    Gray Lensman

  • The programme also enabled the Company to test coincident targets identified from previous third party prospecting and from "Tellus" data.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • "We have no record of any planet named 'Tellus'; nor of any such ship as yours.

    The Galaxy Primes

  • Â Everyone is affected by these events, and new telepath Tellus manages to catch a stray thought: Â There is a conspiracy within the Legion!

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  • The Global Reporting Initiative is a non-government organization formed in 1997 by two US based non-profit organizations (the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies and the Tellus Institute) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP ).

    Perry Romanowski: Is the Beauty Industry "Green-Washing" Sustainability?

  • To highlight this connection between income inequality and the risky investment strategies of wealthy universities, the Tellus study examines the growing wage inequality at these institutions: the average unionized staff member at these schools earned roughly $27,400 in 2000 while the average full professor's salary was about $109,000 (4 times the unionized staff figure), while the average president's salary was $346,000 (more than 12.5 times the figure for union members).

    Bob Samuels: Why Harvard, Dartmouth, and the University of California Bet Big and Lost

  • According to a new report by the Tellus Institute, Harvard, Dartmouth, MIT, Boston College, Boston University and Brandeis University all embarked on a high-risk investment strategy that has now resulted in reduced endowments, budget cuts, delayed construction projects, and job eliminations.

    Bob Samuels: Why Harvard, Dartmouth, and the University of California Bet Big and Lost

  • Not only are large endowments and pension funds plagued by conflicts of interests, but as the Tellus Institute report explains, these huge pots of money contributed to the global financial meltdown: By engaging in speculative trading tactics, using exotic derivatives, deploying leverage, and investing in opaque, illiquid, over-crowded asset classes such as commodities, hedge funds and private equity, endowments played a role in magnifying certain systemic risks in the capital markets.

    Bob Samuels: Why Harvard, Dartmouth, and the University of California Bet Big and Lost

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