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International News Archive - September 23, 2011

Limits For Mountain Trail Use Identified

Research identifies thresholds of human activity on national park trails that lead to wildlife disturbance and ecological change.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.