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Science News Archive - July 10, 2007

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It's 110 degrees, hardly a heat wave for Death Valley. And in a small, bathtub-warm pool below a steep, rocky incline, small fish appear to be at play, darting and chasing each other through patches of algae.

Aurora Organic Dairy, a leading U.S. provider of high-quality private label organic milk and butter, today announced that organic milk production has begun at its Coldwater West organic dairy farm near Stratford, Texas.

Land from a 2,000-acre wilderness area in Rhea County will become part of a 300-mile state park stretching from Georgia to Kentucky, state officials say.

Thousands of tiny 2-week-old lobsters were released into Maine waters during the weekend as part of an ongoing effort to keep the state's lobster populations strong.

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While the seashore mallow might be handy for a quick snack, the sturdy plant has provided Gallagher food for thought in addressing a smorgasbord of environmental problems, from global warming to the disappearance of coastal farmland.

Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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