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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...

2010-04-16 10:45:54

Native grass fares well as alternative growing medium.

2009-11-04 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan tackles the five most common issues faced by dog owners in the fifth edition of his Mastering Leadership DVD series, Common Canine Misbehaviors.

2009-08-14 08:59:34

An elderly Canadian woman in Nova Scotia says she owes her life to her neighbor's dogs who alerted their owner she was choking on her backyard deck. Gert Mombourquette, 76, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

2009-08-06 13:41:31

A 26-year-old Michigan man was arrested for allegedly barking at a police dog, authorities said. The Three Rivers Police Department said in the statement that, Anija, a police K-9, had been left in a patrol car by its handler and the officer returned to find the suspect had started to torment the police

2009-07-10 12:54:14

Police in New Hampshire said they temporarily seized a barking dog that was the subject of complaints from neighbors while its owner was away. Epping Police Sgt.

2009-06-15 11:56:50

A California woman said a mountain lion that wandered onto her property was cornered by a gang of unlikely guardians -- her trio of toy chihuahuas. Ana Lee Spray, 23, said she was awakened Saturday morning by the sound of her three chihuahuas barking at the top of their tiny lungs at the opening of the garage at her Sage home, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Monday. Spray said she looked out her daughter's window to investigate the ruckus and was shocked to see her gang of 3-pound dogs had...

2009-06-09 07:35:00

CHINO VALLEY, Ariz., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BestFriends General Store is proud to present a revolutionary white paper on NormBet Bark Recognition Software. Introduction While some dogs today enjoy full-time employment, like herding sheep or cattle, search and rescue, service dogs, and K9 police dogs, the vast majority are dramatically under-employed.

2009-05-14 10:00:00

Learn to Be a Puppy Raiser at the Verizon Festival of Speed Presented by SPEEDCOM Partners Eukanuba Pet Food, Morris Animal Foundation and Canine Companions SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Puppies will be taking over the racetrack at the Verizon Festival of Speed presented by SPEEDCOM on May 15-17.

2009-05-13 11:27:54

Some dog owners in Baltimore say the Maryland city's increased fines for a violation of a leash law are completely unfair. Baltimore resident and dog owner Jackie McGee said during a recent City Hall meeting she considered moving out of Baltimore after learning the hard way the city increased the fine for dogs caught outside without a leash from $100 to $1,000, The Baltimore Sun said Wednesday. I really wanted to pack my bags and move, she said at a City Council hearing Tuesday.

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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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • 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'.