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2008-06-25 00:01:33

Ministers of health, experts and more than 500 delegates from 53 countries are meeting in Estonia, to discuss the relationship between health and wealth.

2008-06-22 12:00:22

By Zoe Fraley, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 22--In Estonia, music is a measure of freedom. As a nation that spent many decades under the constant watch of Soviet Russia, singing was an expression of a culture that refused to be crushed. It was a bloodless but poignant act of rebellion.

2006-12-15 06:00:23

By Hinrichsen, Don The Baltic Sea has a history of vital commercial importance to northern Europe and a rich tradition as a principal recreation region for the nine countries that border it.

2006-02-17 06:41:59

By Gideon Long PRAGELATO, Italy (Reuters) - Andrus Veerpalu successfully defended his Olympic title in the men's 15-km classical race on Friday to give Estonia their third cross-country skiing gold medal of the Turin Games.

2006-02-06 10:50:42

By David Mardiste TALLINN (Reuters) - A thick oil slick off the shore of northwest Estonia could kill as many as 35,000 birds, far more than previously feared, as freezing seas hamper rescue and recovery efforts, bird experts said on Monday.

2006-02-01 07:59:28

By David Maridste TALLINN (Reuters) - A thick oil slick which has landed on the shores of northwest Estonia could kill as many as 5,000 birds, including swans and a rare breed of duck, environmentalists in the Baltic state said on Wednesday.

2005-08-10 15:39:24

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish helicopter carrying 14 people crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday and Estonian officials said all on board were believed dead.

2005-08-10 09:17:19

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A Finnish helicopter with 12 passengers and two crew crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday and Estonian officials said all on board were believed dead.

2005-08-10 08:31:57

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - All 12 passengers and two crew on a Finnish helicopter which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia on Wednesday are feared dead, the deputy head of Estonia's civil aviation authority said. "They are believed dead. Typically people cannot survive a crash like this.

2005-08-10 07:38:35

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Finnish helicopter with 12 passengers and two crew crashed into the Baltic Sea off Estonia in stormy weather on Wednesday, and rescuers said they could see no sign of any survivors.


Latest Estonia Reference Libraries

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.