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2010-11-19 08:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds Wolf, a veteran meteorologist and correspondent for CNN Worldwide, will join International Expeditions' April 1, 2011 Amazon River journey as a guest lecturer. During the 10-day tour, Wolf will lead discussions on the impact of the Amazon rainforest on global weather and climate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO ) International Expeditions, the world leader in engaging and authentic nature travel, is...

2008-10-09 21:00:21

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trek through the dripping rainforests of the Amazon, going deep into the wilds where not only beasts hunt, but a fierce Indian tribe is feared for their inclined violence. Robert Howe's Tigres of the Night is a book about the extraordinary life of two missionaries ministering in the dangerous jungles of Ecuador. Living in the rainforest for sixty years can be a marvel, but living among an indigenous group known for its ferocious customs is...

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Pratchayasakul, Wasana Pongchaidecha, Anchalee; Chattipakorn, Nipon; Chattipakorn, Siriporn Tabernaemontana divaricata a common garden plant in tropical countries has been used as a traditional medicine. However, no recent review articles of T. divaricata, particularly discussing its pharmacological properties, are available. This review presents the ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology of T. divaricata as well as its potential therapeutic benefits especially of the alkaloidal and non-...

2007-06-20 06:00:10

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ I was happy to see the label "poisonous" on the plant Brugmansia when I visited a garden center in the other day. I applaud them for letting the public know _ especially shoppers who have curious small children or pets. Little is written about poisonous plants, so people are always hearing and questioning the safety of many plants. You'll learn what plant parts irritate your mouth or skin and which ones cause more serious reactions in the "Handbook of Poisonous and...

2006-02-21 10:32:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. followers of a small Brazilian-based religion can import and use hallucinogenic tea in their ceremonies, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting religious freedom against federal drug laws. The top court in an opinion written by new Chief Justice John Roberts rejected the U.S. government's effort to stop the importation and use of sacramental hoasca tea by the New Mexican branch of the religion called O Centro Espirita Beneficiente...

2006-02-21 10:39:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. followers of a small Brazilian-based religion can import and use hallucinogenic tea in their ceremonies, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case pitting religious freedom against federal drug laws. The top court in an opinion written by new Chief Justice John Roberts rejected the U.S. government's effort to stop the importation and use of sacramental hoasca tea by the New Mexican branch of the religion called O Centro Espirita Beneficiente...

2005-11-01 15:05:00

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several U.S. Supreme Court members appeared supportive on Tuesday of allowing New Mexican followers of a small Brazilian-based religion to legally use hallucinogenic tea as a sacrament, a case that pits drug laws against those protecting religious freedoms. During arguments about sacramental hoasca tea, several justices said the federal government already has made an exception by allowing peyote use by Native American churches. "You can make an exception...


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