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Conservationists Want Ban On Products Made From Polar Bears
2012-12-26 13:28:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some conservationists are calling for increased restrictions on the buying and selling of rugs and other goods made from polar bears–citing the animal´s threatened status. Others disagree–saying climate change is the bears´ biggest threat and focusing on their trade de-emphasizes the true reason behind their endangerment. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which has long championed the polar bears´ cause,...

2008-08-21 18:00:29

Canada's Environment Minister John Baird and Paul Kaludjak, President of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated will make an important announcement concerning conservation and economic initiatives in Canada's North. Event: News Conference followed by media availability Date: Friday, August 22, 2008 Time: 2 :00 pm (EST) Location: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Renaissance Room 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON Media unable to attend in person are invited to participate via...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin