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Latest Tablas de Daimiel National Park Stories

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2010-07-06 09:55:00

Researchers from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Biomedical Research Centre Network (CIBER) in Epidemiology and Public Health studied the structure of the bacterial community in four types of environments in the Tablas de Daimiel National Park in Ciudad Real, Spain. These were the aquatic environment, the first few centimeters of sediment representing the interface between water and sediment (superficial sediment), deeper sediment (lower sediment), and the biofilms that grow on the...

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2010-01-11 14:16:35

The Spanish government is hoping to save a dried wetland from an underground peat fire by unleashing floodwaters onto an expanse of the marsh now under threat due to past water mismanagement, The Associated Press reported. UNESCO recognizes the wetlands of Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park as environmentally valuable because of their importance to both resident and migrating birds. Waters were diverted over some 93 miles from the Tagus River and began pouring from an underground pipe onto...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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