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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'