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2008-07-07 12:00:25

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Colin Finan of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4321, colin.finan@wilsoncenter.org Federal Research Programs Must Be Realigned to Meet the Environmental and Economic Challenges of the Future WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an article recently published in the journal Science, a group of former senior federal officials call for the establishment of an independent Earth Systems Science Agency (ESSA) to meet the...


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.