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2012-08-12 08:39:14

Arctic sea ice is melting away far more rapidly than experts had previously predicted, with more than 215 cubic miles (900 cubic kilometers) worth disappearing from the Arctic Ocean over the past year.

Water Pollution Caused By Contraceptives Could Cost Billions To Fix
2012-06-04 03:44:51

Water supplies that have been contaminated by synthetic hormones found in contraceptives will cost Britain upwards of $46 billion to clean up.

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2011-07-11 07:25:00

The US House of Representatives is moving forward with a proposal that would eliminate funding for the James Webb Space Telescope.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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