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2013-06-04 23:15:09

Announcement comes as more than 120 UNA-USA members from across the country gather in Washington for advocacy and skills-building at Annual Meeting WASHINGTON D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 More than 120 members of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) have come together from across the United States to share their collective voice at their Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, and to raise awareness of the United Nations, and the critical role that the UN plays in securing a better...

2009-08-14 10:20:00

Know-how developed at the UFZ is already being applied in Australia and Israel, where monitoring networks are being set up. In Germany the UFZ set up the Butterfly Monitoring Scheme five years ago together with the German Society for the Conservation of Butterflies and Moths (GfS). Since then, more than 500 volunteers have been counting and recording butterflies with a standardized method all over the country, providing the researchers with important data on distributions and trends of...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.