Latest Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition Stories
Grasses bend in the wind, their golden tips tracing arcs across fields that stretch toward the horizon. Sunwashed by a fading evening light, these reedy ballet dancers are central figures in savanna, an ecosystem that covers some 20 percent of Earth's land area.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).