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2008-07-11 21:00:13

By Kristin S. Agostoni For three years, Michael Tobias traveled the globe documenting the daunting efforts under way to protect threatened plants and wildlife. He's followed a stewardship program to protect an endangered parrot species in New Zealand and the native plantings occurring on Easter Island, once home to rich palm forests before humans ripped them from the landscape. This weekend, the anthropologist, ecologist and filmmaker will bring those stories and others to the South...

2008-07-02 09:01:02

By John Ceballos, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 2--SUN CITY CENTER -- SUN CITY CENTER -- More than 200 South Shore residents on Thursday had the opportunity to voice their concerns about a new hospital on Big Bend Road to members of the county and state government. State Sens. Ronda Storms, R-Brandon, and Victor Crist, R-Tampa, along with County Commissioners Brian Blair and Mark Sharpe, were among the guests at the town meeting at the Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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