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By Jon Hurdle GILLETTE, New Jersey (Reuters) - On a moonlit night in a New Jersey swamp, four men stand silently, heads bowed and hands cupped behind their ears, as they strain to hear faint sounds in the surrounding acres of mud and vegetation.
Word of the Day
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.