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Clapper Rail
2014-05-30 04:47:58

Issues related to threatened and endangered species are the focus of two new studies appearing in the journal Science, one of which focuses on how to balance recovery efforts with the eradication of invasive species.

2014-02-27 08:26:52

PARMA, Italy, Feb.

Cape Cods Salt Marshes Are Under Threat
2013-01-26 05:59:46

Cape Cod and its marshes are in distress. And the blame for the distress, it appears, can be very evenly spread between humans and some of the animals that call the marshes home.

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2009-07-13 07:45:00

Global warming may exact a toll on salt marshes in New England, but new research shows that one key constituent of marshes may be especially endangered.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.