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Crocodiles Really Can Climb Trees
2014-02-11 08:50:34

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor in the University of Tennessee at Knoxville Department of Psychology, is the first to thoroughly study the tree-climbing and -basking behavior When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them waddling on the ground or wading in water — not climbing trees. However, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns. Vladimir Dinets, a...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

The recent North American Tree Climbing Championships in Savannah, Georgia, brought together 67 of the continent's most skilled arborists. Usually these intrepid climbers trim trees to beautify landscape or clear power lines. On this weekend, their skills were judged for speed, accuracy and style. Safety is a priority, safety eyewear is mandatory, and Defog It antifog was given to every competitor to assure a clear, safe view. A Defog It short film documents the event. Valley View, Ohio...

2011-02-01 04:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A New Year calls for a new start, so why not learn a new skill by taking part in an arboricultural training course? Land based training provider Newlands Training offers a wide range of chainsaw training courses, pesticide courses, tree inspection courses and much more. Whether you are retraining altogether or adding an extra dimension to an existing arboricultural qualification, their latest course in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue...

2009-10-13 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlands Training, Devon & Dorset's leading provider in land based training, is experiencing a sharp rise in bookings and enquiries for its range of chainsaw qualifications and certificates ( http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/ ) and it's all down to the economic downturn. "A lot of people who have lost their jobs in the recession are looking for alternative careers and are using their redundancy pay to fund training courses....


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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