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2014-06-02 23:03:57

Gill net fisheries from Greenland, Labrador and St. Pierre et Miquelon are growing threats to the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very concerned that hard-earned conservation gains that have been achieved during the past decade, and have contributed to an increase in the numbers of large egg-bearing Atlantic salmon in North American rivers, are now in jeopardy. “Gill net fisheries for salmon at...

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2009-05-14 07:30:00

On Wednesday, France announced that is was claiming the North Atlantic seabed surrounding the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, and is requesting that Canada cooperate in finding a resolution to the dispute.A special UN commission was presented a preliminary request to extend French waters up to 350 nautical miles off the coast of the French archipelago on Friday, said the French foreign ministry."Our objective is to reach with Canada, which was given advance notice of our demarche, a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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