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2011-11-21 09:21:20

Drought causes peat to release far more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than has previously been realized Climate change effect on release of CO2 from peat far greater than assumed Drought causes peat to release far more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than has previously been realized. Much of the world's peatlands lie in regions predicted to experience increased frequency and severity of drought as a result of climate change- leading to the peat drying out and releasing vast...

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By Tirdad Derakhshani, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 11--Sure, you can check out the deadly adventures of the stunning, devilishly feral lesbian vampire in Vampire Diary; or watch clips from the films of gay porn director Chi Chi LaRue (Dragging Out Chi Chi LaRue: A Showcase of Smut). But this year's Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, now through July 22, also offers a look at the life and times of 11-year-old Scot, the title character in the sweet,...


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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