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2008-08-05 18:00:00

CRESTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2008) - Jim Abbott, Member of Parliament for Kootenay - Columbia, on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister John Baird, joined representatives from the Nature Conservancy of Canada to celebrate the recent acquisition of more than 550 square kilometres of ecologically significant land near Creston, British Columbia. "Conserving precious habitat like this is one of the best ways to help our ecosystems and species thrive and survive," said MP...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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