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2014-07-29 23:11:57

Australia canceled its deeply unpopular carbon tax that has driven up costs for industry and consumers while doing nothing for the environment, say Friends of Science, citing media reports and Australian government statements. Friends of Science approve, noting that a growing body of science shows the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “The Australian Government has abolished the carbon tax, effective 1 July,...

2014-03-27 00:22:09

Leading enterprises including Orica and the Australian Government adopt Technology Business Management. SYDNEY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptio, the leading provider of Technology Business Management (TBM) SaaS applications, has today announced its launch into Australia and New Zealand. Apptio has officially opened offices in both Sydney and Melbourne, in addition to embarking on a hiring drive to bolster local presence. The company will work with UXC Ltd. as an implementer,...

2013-06-13 23:01:28

As part of the Federal Government´s Internet gateway consolidation program, Macquarie Telecom stroke a deal to serve one of the major Lead Agencies Gateways, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ), Australia´s only integrated Managed Hosting, Cloud and business-only telecommunications company, announced it is the first secure internet gateway provider to sign a head agreement with the Department of Agriculture,...

Japanese Whale Hunt In The Southern Ocean Faces Opposition
2013-01-01 05:03:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A battle is brewing over whaling in the Southern Ocean between Australia and Japan. Australia's Environment Minister, Tony Burke, has reiterated his government's strong opposition to Japan's "scientific whaling" program, dismissing claims that the expeditions have any scientific research merit. "There is nothing scientific about going out and chasing whales, aiming a harpoon at them, so that you can pull them in and chop them up for...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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