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Tree Death In Amazon Much Higher Than Previously Believed
2013-01-29 12:28:36

Using a new research tool, scientists have discovered that forest death in the Amazon is higher than previously believed, a finding that casts a dark shadow on the future of climate change.

New Model Accurately Describes Migratory Animals’ Extinction Risk
2011-11-17 04:14:41

Predicting the risk of extinction is a complicated task, especially for species that migrate between breeding and wintering sites.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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