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2011-02-21 12:25:00

A New Zealand official said on Monday that the planet's last sustainable fishery was running out of time, urging the U.S. and Australia to boost efforts to stop illegal fishing in the Pacific. Foreign Minister Murray McCully said the fishery was the most significant economic asset of many Pacific island nations, but its value was dropping due to illegal fishing. McCully told a New Zealand-U.S. diplomatic forum that Wellington was the largest provider of aerial surveillance across the...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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