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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.