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2014-11-30 00:20:12

DUBAI, UAE, November 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jean-Denis Perche brings bold plans of diversity, consistency and growth in the region Jean-Denis Perche joins

2014-05-28 12:35:35

GENEVA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 88 RUE DU RHONE is delighted to announce its collaboration with Akstrom for distribution in the United States and Canada.

2014-04-21 16:21:09

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing the "Isle of flowers," with its magnificent Fort-de-France Bay, lush tropical rain forest and majestic Mont-Pelée volcano, will

2014-03-06 16:26:18

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhone Valley Wines is launching an exciting campaign in the United States which reaches out to the media, trade and consumers - engaging all three categories

2014-02-26 16:26:05

Hollywood Stars Mike Myers, Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, John Turturro, Andy Garcia and Emilio & Gloria Estefan to Attend NEW YORK, Feb.

2013-02-11 23:05:00

Jean Moss, owner of Olde Ipswich Tours, has been running small group tours throughout Europe for eighteen years.


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Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Aubrac Cattle
2014-07-06 14:34:22

The Aubrac is a breed of cattle originating in France during the mid-1800s. The herd book was formed in 1893  by French monks. During the winter, the cows would give birth on the farms and when spring arrived they would go to the mountains to graze. Bulls were bred on the farms to become draft oxen. During the time, there were 300,000 Aubrac in existence, but by the end of World War II, a need for the oxen declined and milk was cheaper to produce from other breeds. This resulted in the...

Camargue Horse
2014-04-03 11:57:55

The Camargue horse is a breed of horse that is located in the Camargue region of France. This ancient breed is native to the area and is thought to be one of the oldest in the world. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is thought to be a descendant of the Solutré horse. Both Celtic and Roman invaders appreciated this breed when they came to the area and it is thought that the Spanish Jaca Navarra horse was developed by crossbreeding a Celtic pony with this breed.  Because of this, the...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.