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2005-08-17 04:22:48

By Ed Stoddard PONTA D'OURO, Mozambique (Reuters) - Warm waters, colorful corals and unspoiled beaches as far as the eye can see: the allure of Mozambique's Ponta d'Ouro is obvious.

2005-08-11 09:46:26

By Peter Apps NHAMPUGUANE, Mozambique (Reuters) - As he scans the landscape around him, all Sam Guemba can see are maize crops standing stunted and withered. But there's an exception.

2005-08-10 06:03:18

By Peter Apps SONGUENE, Mozambique (Reuters) - For villagers in drought-stricken southern Mozambique, this year's food shortages are the worst many can remember, but aid workers fear the world may not respond until it is too late.

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2005-03-06 11:40:53

A U.N. Conference on Trade and Development report on protecting traditional knowledge argues that beyond a devastating impact on culture, the death of a language wipes out centuries of know-how in preserving ecosystems - leading to grave consequences for biodiversity.


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2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.