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2011-03-23 13:34:18

A University of Alberta-led research team has discovered that insects that bore into trees as long ago 90 million years, or as recently as last summer, leave a calling card that's rich with information.

2011-03-03 00:00:29

DogIDs' high quality personalized dog accessories include dog collars, dog tags, dog beds, and much more.

2011-02-03 00:00:44

Unique Dog Collars Feature Laser-Engraved Metal Buckle Fargo, ND (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 DogIDs, a leading provider of personalized dog collars, has introduced Flying Dog Designer Dog Collars to its wide selection of unique dog collars.

2010-11-22 00:00:40

The Calming Face Wrap (tm) helps lessen/end a dog's unwanted barking just in time for the busy holiday season.

2010-11-16 00:00:55

Is it possible that dogs are wonderful teachers of mindfulness practice? According to psychologist Jonathan Kaplan dogs demonstrate an enviable level of concentration and focus on the present moment, and emulating these characteristics can help us feel more grounded and joyful, and less stressed. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 “Have you ever tried to eat lunch in front of a hungry dog?” asks Jonathan Kaplan, Ph.D., author of Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence,...

2010-10-25 13:25:38

A popular cancer drug could be produced cheaply and sustainably using stem cells derived from trees, a study suggests.

2010-09-11 15:37:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading south to Austin, Texas, for the 8th annual Barktoberfest festival and 3K Pledge Walk for Homeless Pets, hosted by The Central Texas SPCA.

2010-09-08 07:00:00

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2010-06-09 15:05:00

MONTEREY, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 100PercentCork.org launched a pledge drive at the Sustainable Brands 2010 conference today to reinforce Americans' overwhelming preference for natural cork for their wine because of cork's environmental, technical and societal benefits. "Natural cork embodies sustainability like few other products, so this conference is the ideal venue to launch the campaign," said Peter Weber, executive director of the Cork Quality Council, one of the campaign's...


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Leucadendron argenteum
2014-10-13 13:16:46

Leucadendron argenteum is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be referred to as the Silver tree or the Silver leaf tree. L. argenteum belongs to the Proteaceae family. Its only naturally occurring growth can be found in South Africa, specifically in the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. The species is currently endangered and is protected in South Africa. The L. argenteum species grows upright and typically grows between 16 and 22 feet tall. The tree has been known to reach even 52...

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2007-12-27 09:16:35

The Par Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis), is a tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea. It is of major economic importance because its sap-like extract (latex) can be collected and is the primary source of natural rubber. The Pará rubber tree initially grew only in the Amazon Rainforest. Now most rubber tree plantations are in southeast Asia and tropical Africa. Attempts to cultivate the tree in other areas in South...

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2007-01-21 19:37:02

The gray wolf also known as timber wolf or wolf is a mammal in the order Carnivora. The gray wolf shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog. Gray wolves were once abundant and distributed over much of North America, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Today, for a variety of human-related reasons including widespread habitat destruction and excessive hunting, wolves inhabit only a very limited portion of their former range. It is listed as a species of least concern for extinction worldwide....

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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