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2015-04-14 23:05:20

Drug Rehab Baltimore is a specialized drug and alcohol rehab center serving the area of Baltimore and the entire state of Maryland.

2015-04-14 23:05:09

Lamprey & Lee (Bibliomotion) is pleased to introduce 'Governing Health Systems' edited by Michael R.

2015-04-14 23:03:07

Completeinsurancequotes.com (http://completeinsurancequotes.com/) announces a new blog post, “5 Reasons To Buy No Medical Exam

2015-04-14 23:01:20

Bernstein Liebhard LLP Supports the Take Justice Back Campaign petition, so that Generic Drug Makers can be held Accountable for Inadequate Labeling New York,

2015-04-14 23:01:08

Zane Benefits, leader in individual health insurance reimbursement for small businesses, released new eBook, "Are We Reimbursing Employees' Health Insurance Correctly?"

2015-04-14 20:20:55

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1970, environmentalists celebrated the first Earth Day while simultaneously developing plans to protect the environment.

2015-04-14 16:28:35

Government of Canada invests in supports and services to address prescription drug abuse WINNIPEG, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage

2015-04-14 16:26:03

The Dallas team of personal injury lawyers of Eberstein Witherite, LLP are lending support to the food bank's effort to help feed local families in need. DALLAS, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

2015-04-14 16:25:58

New online tool also allows ALL Marylanders to weigh in on Social Security reform COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voice Of the People's first survey of

2015-04-14 16:25:06

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American voters overwhelmingly support the 2009 law that gave the Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate tobacco products and oppose


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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