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2010-08-05 08:35:00

With its vast acreage of mangrove swamps, sawgrass prairies and subtropical jungles, could the Florida Everglades--the famous river of grass--be affected by the Gulf oil spill?

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2008-05-08 00:15:00

ASEAN secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan said Burma’s coastal areas were left exposed to last weekend’s catastrophic cyclone as a result of destruction of the country’s mangrove forests.


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'.