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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. A video containing footage of a male jaguar was also included. Panthera, the world´s leading wild cat conservation organization, focuses solely on the study and conservation of wild cats. The camera traps placed by Panthera in the Magdalena River valley were meant to gather information about the dangers of...

2012-05-28 23:01:15

The 4th Palm Oil Summit to be hosted by CMT in Bali on 09-10 July seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the palm oil market, plantation business challenges and opportunities, advances in high yield materials, new solutions for ganoderma, and downstream market growth. Bali, Indonesia (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 The versatility of palm oil as ideal feedstock, especially in industries like food, biofuels and oleochemicals, has resulted in hefty investments by palm oil giants in countries...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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