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2010-03-26 11:38:00

Bi-partisan bill will advance global conservation polices that protect the economy, national security, and public health WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today members of Congress from both parties introduced legislation--the Global Conservation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4959)--that for the first time places the strategic and diplomatic resources of the U.S. government behind efforts to address extinction and natural resource depletion worldwide. With the accelerating destruction...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.