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2014-04-24 16:24:05

POPULATION GROWTH PRIMARY FACTOR IN TEXAS SPRAWL DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the nation's largest Earth Day exposition this weekend at the Texas State

2014-03-27 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oil- and gas-rich areas in and near the Great Plains contained many of the fastest-growing areas in the U.S. last year, according to U.S.

2011-09-15 20:31:14

In the next 20 years, more than 590,000 square miles of land globally — more than twice the size of Texas — will be gobbled up by cities, a trend that shows no signs of stopping and one that could pose threats on several levels.

2009-06-17 10:48:00

Outlying Counties Grew Faster Than Central Counties Between 2000 and 2007 WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Outlying counties in metropolitan statistical areas grew faster than central counties between 2000 and 2007, according to a Census Bureau report released today.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.