Latest Christoph Kueffer Stories

2009-08-17 13:23:58

Several of the world's oceanic islands are being invaded by nearly 400 outside plant species. Almost half of the species already dominate their new homes, and hundreds more are expected to make progress across the islands in the near future, according to BBC Earth News. These outside plants can wreak havoc in their new environments, where they are viewed as invasive weeds. Botanist Dr Christoph Kueffer of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and colleagues studied data from 30 island groups...

Word of the Day
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.