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2010-12-20 07:40:00

One of the many new discoveries from Kew in the International Year of Biodiversity As the UN's International Year of Biodiversity draws to a close, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are celebrating the diversity of the planet's plant and fungal life by highlighting some of the weird, wonderful and stunning discoveries they've made this year from the rainforests of Cameroon to the UK's North Pennines. But it's not just about the new "“ in some cases species long thought to be...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.