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2014-12-17 12:23:15

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's agricultural landscape received a healthy boost of conservation in fiscal year 2014.

2013-08-09 10:12:52

Periodic flooding in Texas—one the most flood-prone states in the nation—cannot be firmly linked to climate change due to numerous dams and other manmade structures introduced over the years.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.