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2013-04-23 12:53:36

In the face of unprecedented deforestation and biodiversity loss, policy makers are increasingly using financial incentives to encourage conservation.

2012-12-02 05:03:56

New standardized methodology developed by The Earth Partners, in a partnership with Applied Ecological Services and Brinkman & Associates, allows public agencies and other parties to document


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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