International News Archive - August 03, 2011
Brazilian government researchers said Tuesday that deforestation in the country's Amazon accelerated in June, with 120 square miles destroyed.
Word of the Day
- A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.