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International News Archive - April 13, 2010

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Argentinean and Spanish researchers have shown that indigenous societies in Patagonia, the southernmost region of the Earth inhabited by humans over the past 13,000 years, were not static and marginal as had always been thought, but in fact had high levels of social organization.

Australia’s $31 billion creative economy is powering ahead, making a real contribution to the nation’s economic performance and flexibility, according to a new report.

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According to a study prepared for the environment ministry that was published Tuesday, Spain has warmed at a faster pace than other areas in the northern hemisphere over the past three decades.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.