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Dominique Voynet

Dominique Voynet is a French politician, a member of Europe Écologie–The Greens. She is the former mayor of Montreuil and was a French senator for the département of Seine-Saint-Denis. Dominique Voynet trained as a doctor as an anaesthetist. During her studies in the late 1970s, she began participating in environmental activism, she fought against the establishment of nuclear reactors in Fessenheim and Malville, the deforestation of the Vosges area on behalf of the Belfort Association for the Protection of Nature. She became a member of Amnesty International and the French Democratic Confederation of Labour. In her student years, she was a broadcaster for an independent radio station, "Radio ondes rouges", her pacifist and environmental efforts continued with her membership of Front de lutte antimilitariste and Friends of the Earth. Politics tempted her at this time, however the issues that were dear to her – social efforts and environmentalism – were not represented in France by any party at the time.

For this reason, she became one of the founding members of The Greens in France. In 1989 she was elected a Member of the European Parliament. From 1992 to 1994 she was a member of the conseil régional of Franche-Comté, she contested the 1995 presidential election. In the first round of voting, she won 3.32% of the vote. She was elected mayor of Montreuil sous bois in the Seine Saint Denis on the second round of Municipal elections, 16 March 2008, defeating Jean Pierre Brard longstanding communist mayor since 1984. From 1997 to 2001 she was Minister of the Environment and Regional Planning under the Lionel Jospin government, she resigned on 9 July 2001 and was replaced by Yves Cochet. In 2004, she was elected senator for the Seine-Saint-Denis département. Since the 2008 French municipal elections she is the elected mayor of Montreuil Dominique Voynet was designated the Green candidate for the 2007 presidential election on 19 July 2006. In the first round of the election, she garnered 576,666 votes.

On November 25, 2013, Voynet announced she would not seek a second term as mayor of Montreuil, complaining of the "degradation of political life" in Montreuil and elsewhere. Governmental function Minister of Planning and Environment: 1997-2001. Electoral mandates European Parliament Member of European Parliament: 1989-1991. Elected in 1989. Senate of France Senator of Seine-Saint-Denis: 2004-2011. Elected in 2004. General Council General councillor of Jura: 1998-2004. Regional Council Regional councillor of Franche-Comté: 1992-1994. Municipal Council Mayor of Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis: 2008-2014. Municipal councillor of Dole, Jura: 1989-2004. Reelected in 1995, 2001. Voix off L'eau, numéro 22 Qui êtes-vous, que proposez-vous? Dominique Voynet: Une vraie nature by Murielle Szac Dominique Voynet's official senatorial site Dominique Voynet's official campaign site for the 2007 presidential election http://dominiquevoynet.eelv.fr

Tropical cyclones in 2010

During 2010, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. During the year, a total of 104 tropical cyclones had formed this year to date. 64 tropical cyclones had been named by either a Regional Specialized Meteorological Center or a Tropical Cyclone Warning Center. The most active basin in 2010 was the North Atlantic, which documented 19 named systems, while the North Indian Ocean, despite only amounting to five named systems, was its basin's most active since 1998. Conversely, both the West Pacific typhoon and East Pacific hurricane seasons experienced the least number of cyclones reaching tropical storm intensity in recorded history, numbering 14 and 8, respectively. Activity across the southern hemisphere's three basins—South-West Indian and South Pacific—was spread evenly, with each region recording seven named storms apiece; that hemisphere's strongest tropical cyclone was Cyclone Edzani, which bottomed out with a barometric pressure of 910 mbar in the South-West Indian Ocean.

The strongest of these tropical cyclones was Typhoon Megi, which strengthened to a minimum barometric pressure of 885 mbar before striking the east coast of Luzon in the Philippines. The costliest tropical cyclone in 2010 was Hurricane Karl, which struck the Veracruz, Mexico area in September, causing US$5.6 billion in damage. Hurricane Alex and tropical storms Matthew, Agatha were the only other tropical cyclones worldwide in 2010 to accrue over US$1 billion in damage. Agatha was the year's deadliest storm, killing 190 people in Guatemala after lasting for only one day over the waters of the East Pacific; the above table is based on the Australian scale. A total of 107 systems formed globally in 2010 with 22 of them causing significant damage, and/or setting records for their basin. Intense Tropical Cyclone Edzani – the first cyclone to form worldwide in 2010 – developed on January 1 in the Australian Region, it became the most powerful cyclone in the south-west Indian Ocean since 2005, reaching 10 minute sustained winds of 220 km/h, before dissipating on January 14.

2010 Atlantic hurricane season 2010 North Indian Ocean cyclone season 2010 Pacific hurricane season 2010 Pacific typhoon season Australian region cyclone seasons: 2009–10, 2010–11 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone seasons: 2009–10, 2010–11 South Pacific cyclone seasons: 2009–10, 2010–11 5All storms occurring outside of 2010 are not counted in the death and damage figures

Charles T. Stanton

Charles T. Stanton, born in Stonington, Connecticut on November 30, 1839, was the fourteenth Adjutant General of the State of Connecticut. From 1869 to 1875 Stanton was engaged in a sugar raising in Louisiana, he returned to Connecticut and was appointed collector of customs for the district of Stonington. In 1862 he raised a company for service in the Civil War, was chosen its Captain and joined the 21st Reg. Connecticut Volunteer. Stanton was promoted to Major on 25 July 1864 and was discharged on 14 September 1864 on account of disability from wounds he received in action. In 1866 Charles T. Stanton was appointed Connecticut Adjutant General serving until 1867. Charles T. Stanton was brevetted Lieutenant-Colonel. Charles T. Stanton did an excellent service as Adjutant General and was remembered by many citizens who were interested in the organizations of the National Guard after the Civil War. Stanton parents were Nancy Lord Palmer. Stanton had 8 sisters. Charles went to University of Yale in 1857 and graduated in 1861.

Charles T. Stanton was an excellent rower at Yale, where he and his team won the college regatta in 1859. No college crew from that day to this was more celebrated in the college world or in the professional rowing world

35007

35007 is a zip code of Alabaster, Alabama.35007 is a band from the Netherlands. The sound of 35007 has been described as stoner rock, psychedelic rock, space rock and progressive rock. 35007 was formed in Eindhoven, Netherlands at the end of the eighties and originate from The Alabama Kids. 35007's early line-up consisted of Eeuwout Baart, Mark Sponselee, Bertus Fridael, Jacco Van Rooy, Michel Boekhoudt, Luk Sponselee and Pidah Kloos. They released their debut album "Especially For You" in 1994. After the self-titled album "35007", Jacco van Rooy left the band and was replaced by Sander Evers on drums. In 2001 Eeuwout Baart left and the band and 35007 continued as an instrumental unit. "Sea of Tranquillity" is the first of three instrumental releases. In 2005 the band, now with Tos Nieuwenhuizen from Beaver on guitar, released "Phase V" but was never seen on stage again, their live shows were accompanied with visual effects, such as psychedelic videos projected on stage. In the years after "Phase V" Bertus Fridael started his own band Mother-Unit, Sander Evers played in Gomer Pyle between 2006 and 2010, he is performing with the band Monomyth, Jacco van Rooy joined Motorpsycho for a short period of time and is now in the band Neon Twin, Tos Nieuwenhuizen performed live with Sunn O))), Mark and Luk Sponselee produced experimental music in Group Art Fou. 35007 performed several times at the annual international Roadburn Festival in the Netherlands, as well as the other groups in which the former members of 35007 play.

December 2012 saw a vinyl rerelease of Phase V on Burning World records. On the December 30, 2012 Mark Sponselee died from the effects of pneumonia. For You 35007 Liquid Phase V Sea Of Tranquillity EP Phase V Vinyl Edition Official web site 35007 at AllMusic 35007 discography at MusicBrainz

Olena Hovorova

Olena Ivanivna Hovorova known as Yelena Govorova, is a former Ukrainian track and field athlete who specialised in triple jump competitions. She won the triple jump bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics with her personal best jump of 14.96 metres. She represented Ukraine at the Olympics in the 1996, 2000, 2004 triple jump competitions – the first three Olympic competitions for the discipline, she competed at five consecutive World Championships in Athletics from 1995 to 2003. She won the triple jump gold medal at the Summer Universiade in 1997 and 1999 – the first time an athlete had retained the title – and won the bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics. Although she made the top-ten at competitions, she reached the podium at major championships. A silver and a bronze from the European Cup in Athletics and a bronze from the 2001 Goodwill Games are the other significant medals she garnered in her career. Hovorova began competing in 1991 and took her first junior medal in the triple jump competition at the 1992 World Junior Championships in Athletics.

She began making her mark in the senior ranks a few years with appearances in the finals of the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships and 1995 World Championships in Athletics. She attended her first Olympic Games the year after, performing at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, she finished ninth in the triple jump final with a jump of 14.09 m. She remained overshadowed by compatriot Inessa Kravets, she was sixth at the 1996 European Athletics Indoor Championships, but Hovorova did manage to win the silver medal in the 1996 European Cup in Athletics that year. The 1997 season represented a breakthrough for her: starting with an indoor personal best of 14.13 m for seventh place at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships and going on to win her first major medal that year at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics. A new personal best jump of 14.67 m was enough to secure the bronze medal in the absence of Kravets. She won the triple jump gold at the 1997 Summer Universiade, closed the year with a fourth-place finish at the 1997 IAAF Grand Prix Final.

After an uneventful 1998, in which she finished sixth at the 1998 European Athletics Championships, she retained her Universiade title at the 1999 Summer Universiade – the first athlete to do so. She did not demonstrate similar form at the major competitions that year, finishing tenth and seventh at the 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships and 1999 World Championships in Athletics. Following a strong showing with an indoor personal best of 14.55 m for fourth at the 2000 European Athletics Indoor Championships, she took advantage of Inessa Kravets' suspension for steroids use to assert herself as the top Ukrainian by jumping a personal best of 14.96 m for the bronze medal at the 2000 Summers Olympics triple jump contest. The following year she won another bronze for a jump of 14.25 m at the 2001 Goodwill Games. She failed to maintain this form and registered sub-14-metre jumps at both the 2001 World Championships in Athletics and the 2002 European Athletics Championships out of medal contention at both competitions.

She regained her form for the following year, recording a jump of 14.81 m at a minor meeting in France and going on to take seventh at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics and sixth at the inaugural IAAF World Athletics Final. She jumped a decent 14.59 m at the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships, but this was only enough for eighth place in the final as Tatyana Lebedeva's world record leap of 15.36 m signified an improvement in the standard of the women's event. Hovorova upped her game at the 2004 European Cup in Athletics and won the bronze with a season's best jump of 14.78 m. This was to be her premature peak to the season, however, as a mark of 14.35 m brought her only tenth place at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and her final performance of the year yielded only eighth place at the 2004 IAAF World Athletics Final. Olena Hovorova at World Athletics

Bench Maji Zone

Bench Maji is one of the Zones of the Ethiopian Southern Nations and Peoples' Region. Bench Maji is bordered on the south by the Ilemi Triangle, on the west by South Sudan, on the northwest by the Gambela Region, on the north by Sheka, on the northeast by Keffa, on the east by Debub Omo; the Omo River defines much of its eastern border with Debub Omo. The administrative center of Bench Maji is Mizan Teferi. Bench Maji has 142 kilometers of dry-weather roads, for an average road density of 22 kilometers per 1000 square kilometers; the highest point in this Zone is Mount Guraferda. The Omo National Park is located on the western bank of the Omo River; the main food crops in this Zone include maize and enset, while sorghum, teff and barley are cultivated to a significant extent. Although cattle and poultry are produced in limited numbers and milk are much appreciated. Cash crops include spices. However, coffee is the primary cash crop; the Central Statistical Agency reported that 10,097 tons of coffee were produced in Bench Maji in the year ending in 2005, based on inspection records from the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea authority.

This represents 4.4 % of Ethiopia's total output. Based on the 2007 Census conducted by the CSA, this Zone has a total population of 652,531, of whom 323,348 are men and 329,183 women. While 75,241 or 11.53% are urban inhabitants, a further 398 or 0.06% are pastoralists. A total of 157,598 households were counted in this Zone, which results in an average of 4.14 persons to a household, 151,940 housing units. The seven largest ethnic groups reported in this Zone were the Bench, the Me'en, the Amhara, the Kafficho, the Dizi, the Sheko, the Suri. Bench is spoken as a first language by 44.54%, 21.36% spoke Me'en, 12.5% Amharic, 5.09% Dizin, 5.03% spoke Kafa, 4.31% spoke Sheko, 3.88% Suri. 49.27% were Protestants, 18.12% of the population said they practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, 26.34% practiced traditional beliefs, 3.47% were Muslim. In the 1994 Census, Bench Maji had a population of 325,878 in 85,236 households, of whom 163,339 were men and 162,539 women; the six largest ethnic groups reported in this Zone were the Bench, the Me'en, the Kafficho, the Amhara, the Dizi, the Suri.

Bench is spoken as a first language by 42.1%, 15.55% spoke Me'en, 11.52% Amharic, 6.3% Dizin, 6% Suri, 5.93% spoke Kafa. According to a May 24, 2004 World Bank memorandum, 7% of the inhabitants of Bench Maji have access to electricity, this zone has a road density of 15.5 kilometers per 1000 square kilometers, the average rural household has 0.3 hectare of land the equivalent of 0.5 heads of livestock. 15.7% of the population is in non-farm related jobs, compared to the national average of 25% and a Regional average of 32%. 81% of all eligible children are enrolled in primary school, 12% in secondary schools. 44% of the zone is exposed to malaria, 54% to tsetse fly. The memorandum gave this zone a drought risk rating of 303. Current woredas of Bench Maji Zone are: Bero Debub Bench Guraferda Maji Meinit Goldiya Meinit Shasha Mizan Aman Town Semien Bench She Bench Sheko SurmaFormer woredas are: Bench Meinit