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Ocean May Contain One Million Species Or More
2012-11-16 12:36:12

A vast undertaking has been launched to catalog the life that inhabits our world’s oceans. For the first time, a comprehensive register of marine species has been compiled. This effort was part of a massive collaboration among hundreds of experts around the globe.

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2009-03-31 13:57:08

An efficient network of specialists, data and tools to explore and safeguard Antarctica formed as legacy of IPY.

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2008-06-25 13:05:00

World Register of Marine Species inaugurated with first 122,500 validated names; over 56,000 aliases for ocean species identified


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.