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2011-11-05 01:17:03

Not enough ships able to flush out invasive species before they reach port Invasive species have hitchhiked to the U.S. on cargo ships for centuries, but the method U.S. regulators most rely on to keep them out is not equally effective across coasts. Ecologists from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center have found that ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico are significantly less protected than ports on the West Coast. Invaders are frequently introduced across oceans and...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Dave Dahms, boating law administrator for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, accepted the Innovations in Technology Award on Sept. 12 at the National Association of State Boating Law Administratorsâ conference. The award, which recognizes initiatives that use technology to advance boating safety, is sponsored by Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., parent company of Boat Ed®. (http://www.boat-ed.com) Dallas Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Dave Dahms, boating law...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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