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2010-11-29 15:23:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA), in partnership with the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), will launch the Biomes Project globally, this December 6th, 2010, at 11:30am, during the 16th United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP-16, in Cancun, Mexico. With this initiative, CNA and EMBRAPA want to propose technical and scientific solutions for the protection and sustainable use of rural...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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