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2009-12-09 11:42:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year thousands of marine wildlife are injured, and even killed by the 76 million gallons of oil pollution that enter North American waters.(1) A drop of oil the size of a dime on a bird's body or wings can damage their insulated layer of down feathers, causing the bird to freeze to death. With more than 30 years of experience working with rescue and rehabilitation centers like the Marine Mammal Center and International Bird Rescue Research...

2009-10-23 20:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IBRRC / California-based seabird specialists International Bird Rescue Research Center (IBRRC) are rushing to the aid of seabirds threatened by an unusual algal bloom off the Oregon Coast. The world-renown team from International Bird Rescue, who have saved thousands of seabirds from oil spills around the world, are in a race against time to transport red-throated loons, and other highly sensitive migratory birds, to a state-of-the-art...

2009-08-03 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year thousands of marine wildlife are injured, and even killed by the 76 million gallons of oil pollution that enter North American waters.(1) A drop of oil the size of a dime on a bird's body or wings can damage their insulated layer of down feathers, causing the bird to freeze to death. With more than 30 years of experience working with rescue and rehabilitation centers like the Marine Mammal Center and International Bird Rescue Research...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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