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2010-12-22 06:05:00

The US Senate tightened laws against shark finning on Monday, hoping to save the ancient fish which experts say is teetering on the brink of extinction due to the growing demand for the shark fins in many Chinese restaurants.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Dave Bard of Pew Environment Group, +1-202-486-4426 WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group, today issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives vote on H.R.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.