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2010-06-25 07:35:00

BRUSSELS, June 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Focus on Impact and Implementation of L'Aquila Initiative Needed As leaders of the G8 nations meet in Canada, the plant science industry calls for clarification and a reiteration of the pledge to address food security made in L'Aquila last year. In the year since the G8 committed to addressing food security and sustainable agricultural development through a US$22 billion[1] dedicated fund, little clarity has been gained over how much...

2010-01-28 17:32:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced 2009 financial results and the 40th consecutive increase in its quarterly dividend to shareholders.

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2009-12-16 07:40:00

Herschel has peered inside an unseen stellar nursery and revealed surprising amounts of activity.

2009-08-06 16:33:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced second quarter 2009 financial results.

2009-04-30 15:20:00

UTILITIES PERFORMING WELL AND STRATEGY ON TRACK RAPID CITY, S.D., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced first quarter 2009 financial results. Net income for the three months ended Mar.


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2006-02-27 12:38:30

The Wahlberg's Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi) is a bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. Average length is 55-60cm in length and wingspan 130-160 cm. This eagle breeds throughout most of Africa, south of the Sahara. It prefers woodland areas, often near water. It builds a stick nest in the fork of a tree or the crown of a palm tree. The clutch is one or two eggs. This medium-sized raptor has mostly dark brown plumage except for dark streaked grey undersides to the flight...

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2006-02-27 11:52:44

The Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) is a medium-sized bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae (like all eagles). It is about 60 cm in length and has a wingspan of 150cm. There are two known populations. The birds that breed in central and eastern Europe winter in Africa. Additionally, there is a resident Indian race, which is sometimes considered a separate species (Aquila hastate). This species prefers open or lightly wooded country where it lays 1-3 eggs in a tree...

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2006-02-27 11:42:09

The Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga), sometimes referred to as simply the Spotted Eagle, is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It is about 65 cm in length and has a wingspan of 160 cm. This bird's breeding habitat ranges from northern Europe across Asia. It winters in southeastern Europe, the Middle East and south Asia. It prefers fairly wooded country where it lays 1-3 eggs in a tree nest. Its diet consists mainly of small mammals and similar, mainly...

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2006-02-27 11:17:08

The Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It measures roughly 62-72 cm in length and has a wingspan of 165-185 cm. It was once considered to be closely related to the migratory Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) and the two forms were considered to be conspecific. However, DNA studies have now shown that these two birds are not even closely related. It breeds throughout most of Africa both north and south of the Sahara Desert and across...

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2006-02-27 11:03:10

The Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) is a large bird of prey belonging to the family Accipitridae. It is roughly 62-74 cm in length and has a wingspan of 165-190cm. It was once considered to be closely related to the non-migratory Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) and the two forms have previously been treated as conspecific. DNA studies have now shown that these birds are not even each other's nearest relatives. The Steppe Eagle can be found from Romania east through the south Russian and...

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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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