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2011-09-19 18:56:19

More species could be saved from extinction under climate change thanks to a new model scientists have developed to guide allocation of conservation funding.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.