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2011-06-01 07:00:00

MALMO, Sweden, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thule Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Chariot Carriers Inc., one of the world's leading designers and developers of bicycle trailers and multi-functional child carriers. Thule Group has signed an agreement with Chariot Carriers Inc. which will consequently add a strong brand and new product line to Thule's existing portfolio of products for smart and safe transportation. The acquisition is a natural step in the Thule Group's...

2010-11-02 11:55:00

ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QC, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Thule, Inc., Swiss Cargo Industries S.A. and GSC Technologies Corp. have reached a joint and amicable resolution of the litigations between them that were pending as of October 2010 in the District of Utah and in Canada. SOURCE Swiss Cargo Industries S.A.

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2010-03-24 06:45:00

Ice loss from the Greenland ice sheet, which has been increasing during the past decade over its southern region, is now moving up its northwest coast, according to a new international study. Led by the Denmark Technical Institute's National Space Institute in Copenhagen and involving the University of Colorado at Boulder, the study indicated the ice-loss acceleration began moving up the northwest coast of Greenland starting in late 2005. The team drew their conclusions by comparing data from...

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2009-09-03 05:45:00

Greenland's glaciers are dumping ice into the Atlantic Ocean at an alarming rate, according to a statement by the environmental group Greenpeace on Wednesday. Increasingly warm temperatures have caused glaciers to melt over time and shed masses of ice that eventually slip into fjords and the sea. Greenland's Helheim glacier, which is four miles wide and almost one mile thick, moves approximately 25 yards a day, Greenpeace said in a statement. The group said that is double the speed as when...

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2008-01-15 09:55:00

An international team of scientists, led by Dr Edward Hanna at the University of Sheffield, has demonstrated that recent warm summers have caused the most extreme Greenland ice melting in 50 years. The new research provides further evidence of a key impact of global warming and helps scientists place recent satellite observations of Greenland´s shrinking ice mass in a longer-term climatic context.Dr Hanna of the University´s Department of Geography,...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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