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2008-08-26 12:01:03

The Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa goes beyond Green and promotes both Cultural Sustainability and Environmental Responsibility with its new Geo-Green initiative. Geo-tourism is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place--its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and the well-being of its residents. Located on the Gila River Indian Community, the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa has long been a beacon for how to...

2008-07-31 06:00:35

By Tony Davis, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--The next place where development meets endangered species in Arizona could be Pinal County. And the next pygmy owl could be a little-known but colorful snake subspecies that stretches a little longer than a foot. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says listing of the Tucson shovel-nosed snake as a threatened or endangered species may be justified. Responding to a petition from Tucson's Center for Biological Diversity, the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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