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Unearthed Burial Grounds Provide Look Into Slave Trade
2012-03-11 06:05:15

A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

St. Helena Hospital Recently Held Two Events to Recognize 166 Health Care and Administrative Employees Who Have Each Given Five or More Years of Service to the Napa Valley and Clear Lake Communities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 St.

2011-04-25 00:00:28

St. Helena Hospital Announced Several New Changes in its Facility in Napa Valley, California, Including the Implementation of Green Technology. Saint Helena, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2011 In keeping with a clean and greener facility, St.

2011-04-25 00:00:28

St. Helena Hospital Will Hold its First Healthy Heart Tennis Tournament Featuring Ronnie Lott, Carmen Policy and Nancy Baty. The Tournament Will Benefit the St.

2009-01-15 14:48:39

Environmentalists say the British government is not doing enough to prevent the extinction of northern rockhopper penguins. The birds are vanishing from the British territory of St. Helena in the South Atlantic at a rate of 100 birds every day.

2008-09-26 18:00:58

ST HELENA, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- When Patty Brown goes to the local high school track for exercise she carries 20 almonds in her left pocket. As she completes each lap, she transfers one almond to her right pocket.

2008-07-31 06:00:35

By Steve Ramirez, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 31--To view a copy of the compliance order, click here. LAS CRUCES -- Helena Chemical Co., in Mesquite, was fined $279,076 Wednesday by the New Mexico Environment Department for 11 alleged air quality violations.


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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.