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2008-03-18 10:30:00

30 mile forest corridor to connect apes to Nyungwe National ParkA group of some 15 chimpanzees isolated in a pocket of Rwandan rain forest will have a greater range "“ and, thus, greater chances for survival "“ thanks to one of Africa's most ambitious forest restoration and ecological research efforts ever. Organizers of the project, named the Rwandan National Conservation Park, said today that a 30-mile (50km) tree corridor will be planted to connect the Gishwati Forest Reserve,...

2006-04-01 04:44:25

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor...

2006-04-01 05:30:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told...

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2006-04-01 04:40:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda -- Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told reporters on...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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