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stream restoration project in Baltimore
2014-09-10 23:04:46

Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says.

2008-06-26 12:03:09

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Deborah Kirschner, +1-212-229-5667 ext 4310, kirschnd@newschool.edu, or Bridget Fisher, +1-212-229-5667 ext 3094, fisherb@newschool.edu, both of the New School NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The New School has announced that it is launching a groundbreaking new undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies* that is amongst the first to bring together urban ecosystems and sustainable design: two areas of study that together constitute a new frontier...


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.