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International News Archive - December 19, 2012

Water Resources Monitored In The Mediterranean

The effects of climate change, population growth and economic development in the Mediterranean are posing a threat to the water supply in the region.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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