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New Study Finds Ocean Ecosystems Naturally Engineered By Whales
2014-07-03 14:58:31

Whales have often been viewed at the lonely nomads of the seas, but a new report has found that whales are actually great engineers of marine ecosystems.

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2010-10-12 11:52:16

Whale feces -- should you be forced to consider such matters -- probably conjures images of, well, whale-scale hunks of crud, heavy lumps that sink to the bottom.

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2009-12-03 13:52:02

The extinction of plant and animal species can be likened to emptying a museum of its collection, or dumping a cabinet full of potential medicines into the trash, or replacing every local cuisine with McDonald's burgers.

2009-10-19 14:20:00

Oct. 26 press conference will introduce cutting-edge technology to be featured in Higbee Bldg. window display CLEVELAND, Oct.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.