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2011-08-19 14:46:10

The mysterious goo that was found after washing up to the shorelines in a village in Alaska is made up of fungal spores.

2008-07-12 03:00:16

By Anonymous When a town is in danger of disappearing, what course of action can it take? The town of Kivalina, Alaska, has decided to get reparations, by suing two dozen oil, power, and coal companies that it claims have brought about climatic changes that are threatening its existence.

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2008-03-19 12:00:00

A tiny and impoverished Alaskan village of Inupiat Eskimos located in the Arctic Circle, Kivalina, filed a lawsuit March 4 against industrial corporations that emit large quantities of greenhouse gases.


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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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