Since 1970s, loose association of conservation-minded urban areas has grown up worldwide.
The little pink flowers resembled decorations on a wedding cake.
The economic downturn is one reason families are combining households.
This month China bought stakes in French, Canadian, and Australian firms.
China's government is bargain-hunting internationally as the financial crisis pushes down prices of energy resources and assets.
As Latin America's experience shows, there's great value in confronting official misdeeds.
A prominent Muslim scholar in Saudi Arabia has warned that those using alcohol-based biofuels in their cars could be committing a sin.