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2012-01-19 18:05:00

The Forest Legacy Program has protected 2.2 million acres through public-private partnership using federal and leveraged funds of more than $562 million. Washington,

2011-12-28 08:00:00

By donating a portion of their profits from document scanning services, Digiscribe is helping The Nature Conservancy Plant a Billion Trees. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB)

Researchers Evaluate Conservation Of Island Scrub-jay
2011-12-27 09:26:00

The island scrub-jay is the only island endemic passerine species in the continental United States. Although it is not classified as endangered, the species faces a number of threats to its long-term survival, and climate change is expected to exacerbate those challenges.


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'.