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2010-01-11 14:16:35

The Spanish government is hoping to save a dried wetland from an underground peat fire by unleashing floodwaters onto an expanse of the marsh now under threat due to past water mismanagement, The Associated Press reported. UNESCO recognizes the wetlands of Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park as environmentally valuable because of their importance to both resident and migrating birds. Waters were diverted over some 93 miles from the Tagus River and began pouring from an underground pipe onto...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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