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2015-05-27 12:41:45

Provider suggests key readiness steps and offers telecommunication tips for emergencies RIDGELAND, Miss., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season about

2015-05-26 20:20:23

HOUSTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Gulf Coast Texas is offering 30 days of free self?storage

2015-05-26 12:33:11

Telecom provider bolsters network to maintain service in the worst conditions RIDGELAND, Miss., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire is using National Hurricane Preparedness Week to

2015-05-26 12:24:05

Providing Shelter, Food, Relief Supplies WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people in Texas and Oklahoma where devastating floods

2015-05-26 08:24:06

Despite Below-Average Hurricane Forecast, Questions of Community Resilience Remain COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While early reports indicate the 2015

2015-05-22 16:25:27

Verizon Wireless Offers Tips for Keeping Families in Touch and Alabamians Safe BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the

2015-05-22 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency today urged residents to prepare for possible severe weather during Hurricane Preparedness Week,

2015-05-22 08:31:20

Verizon Wireless Offers Tips for Keeping Families in Touch and Georgians Safe ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic

2015-05-21 23:05:19

Reputable nationwide construction and restoration company obtains prestigious certification Fairfax, Va.

arctic warming bad weather
2015-05-21 15:10:57

Weather has been in the extremes lately for the US and the UK, and scientists have linked this back to the warming in the Arctic.


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Tristram’s Storm Petrel, Oceanodroma tristrami
2013-04-22 14:33:05

The Tristram’s Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) is a species of seabird in the family of storm-petrels called Hydrobatidae. The species’ specific and common name comes from the English clergyman Henry Baker Tristram, the species can also be known as the Sooty Storm-petrel. The Tristram’s Storm Petrel is distribution across the North Pacific Ocean; mainly in tropical seas. This storm-petrel has long angular wings and is 24 cm long. The plumage is dark all over with a slightly pale...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

Humid Pampas
2013-04-18 22:43:40

The Humid Pampa is an extensive region of flat, fertile grassland of loessic origin in Argentina. It has a precipitation average of 900 mm per year, compared to the Dry Pampas towards the west, which average less than 700 mm. Similar to the Pampas in general, the region's terrain is mostly hilly and of a temperate climate, though rich mollisols are more abundant here than to the west, where the soils are loessic origin are more common. This area is characterized by four distinct...

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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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