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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.