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Cape Cods Salt Marshes Are Under Threat
2013-01-26 05:59:46

Cape Cod and its marshes are in distress. And the blame for the distress, it appears, can be very evenly spread between humans and some of the animals that call the marshes home.

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2009-07-13 07:45:00

Global warming may exact a toll on salt marshes in New England, but new research shows that one key constituent of marshes may be especially endangered.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.