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2009-06-27 12:35:23

Mozambique has agreed to keep commercial interests out of a newly discovered pristine rain forest, environmentalists say. Representatives from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust and other groups hoping to protect the rain forest of Mount Mabu say government ministers will preserve the area after new snake, butterfly and chameleon species were found there, The Guardian reported Saturday. The three messages we conveyed were that there is rich biodiversity in...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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