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2013-01-29 10:05:06

After experiencing years of population decline on the West Coast, a recent study examining fisher populations found that—at least in the southern Sierra Nevada—the animal's numbers appear to be stable.

2012-08-17 23:01:19

Universities commended for their strong commitment to environmental improvements. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 For the sixth year in a row,


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.