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Research In The Brazilian Rain Forest
2012-08-14 12:30:45

Slash and burn practice for centuries as source of stable carbon compounds in the oceans

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2012-06-06 17:08:50

The first ever photographs of jaguars within an oil plantation in Colombia have just been released. Among the individuals photographed was a mother with her two cubs.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.