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2015-03-25 16:21:51

GREENBELT, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to see rain like never seen before. On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, NASA scientists will be available from 8 a.m.

2015-03-25 16:21:20

GREENBELT, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study based in part on NASA satellite data has shown that an increase in large, well-organized thunderstorms is behind increased

2015-03-18 23:06:33

Twin Cities HVAC and plumbing company offers words of wisdom about flood awareness ST. PAUL, Minn.

2015-03-17 23:09:21

Tornado Safety Group Says Statement by Granger Plastics Asserting Above-ground Tornado Safe Room Failures is Erroneous and Not in the Interest of Public Safety. Lubbock,

2015-03-17 23:04:13

A Leader in Specialized Insurance, McNeil & Company Advises Businesses to Take Extra Precautions as Temperatures Warm New York, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2015

2015-03-17 12:35:03

Prize features a home generator from KOHLER Generators and the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and the Great Winter Weather Party TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 17, 2015

2015-03-16 08:26:39

Global weather leader recognized for strategic vision and excellence in Big Data category. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather, Inc., the global

2015-03-13 23:05:48

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has decided to reopen Hurricane Sandy claims that were recently filed by over 141,000 New Jersey homeowners who were effected by the disaster.

2015-03-13 12:21:25

Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 15-21 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures rise and forecasts call for rain this weekend, state officials are urging


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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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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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