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2013-08-30 12:47:54

Participants also call on host-country Indonesia to adopt a new law to safeguard 50 million indigenous peoples regularly robbed of valuable lands With governments, loggers, miners and palm oil producers poaching their lands with impunity, indigenous leaders from 17 countries gathered on a remote island in Sumatra this week to launch a global fight for their rights that will take advantage of powerful mapping tools combined with indigenous knowledge to mark traditional boundaries. "It's...

2013-08-22 23:25:22

New Appointment to Strengthen Company’s Digital Execution Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 GlobalSign.in (GSI), a leading technological provider in web application development and event management software solutions in Asia, has announced that it has appointed Eugene Yang to the newly created role of Head of Digital. Eugene joins GSI with more than 10 years of experience in the digital landscape, having worked in various digital roles in both local and European-based...

2013-08-20 23:27:25

Sportsman Ted Duncan Honoured as the 2013-2014 Captain Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The Old Head Golf Links of Kinsale, Ireland named noted Canadian athlete, politician, and lawyer Ted Duncan as its 2013-2014 Captain, effective on July 28, 2013. Mr. Duncan played quarterback for the UBC Thunderbirds and went on to quarterback and punt in the CFL for the BC Lions and Calgary Stampeders. After retiring from professional football, Mr. Duncan ran a successful law practice in Calgary...

Data-Mining Leak Damages Irresponsible And Irreversible, Says NSA Chief
2013-07-19 12:17:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The head of the National Security Agency said on Thursday that the damage from recently leaked information is both "irresponsible and irreversible." While addressing the Aspen Security Forum, NSA chief Keith Alexander also said that the leaks have given terrorist groups the intelligence community's "playbook." Alexander added that the NSA was secretive about its various programs due to national security and noted it was a necessity...

2013-06-17 23:22:49

Didier L. Peron, M.D., Gregory J. Fleming, M.D, and Marykate Vaughn, AuD, CCC/A, have joined Summit Medical Group. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Didier L. Peron, M.D., Gregory J. Fleming, M.D, and Marykate Vaughn, AuD, CCC/A, of Morristown Otolaryngology, have joined Summit Medical Group, New Jersey's largest multispecialty physician group. The offices of Morristown Otolaryngology at Summit Medical Group will remain at 26 Madison Avenue, Morristown, N.J. Dr. Peron, Dr. Fleming...


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2012-06-15 04:32:00

Symbol: MACO3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MACOC3 Malacothrix coulteri Harv. & A. Gray var. cognata Jeps.   ZOEL Zollikoferia elquiensis Phil. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

2012-06-15 06:03:49

Symbol: LADE7 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:25

Symbol: FEHA2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 08:21:26

Symbol: FEHAS Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECSI2 Echinocactus sinuatus A. Dietr.   FEHAS2 Ferocactus hamatacanthus (Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose ssp. sinuatus (A. Dietr.) N.P. Taylor Distribution: Ferocactushamatacanthus(Muehlenpf.) Britton & Rose var.sinuatus(A. Dietr.) L.D. Benson distribution:USA(TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae –...

2012-06-15 08:21:27

Symbol: FEHAH Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ECHA2 Echinocactus hamatacanthus Muehlenpf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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