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2005-07-01 10:05:15

ROME (Reuters) - Global climate change will bring hotter,drier summers to the Mediterranean and hit two of the region'sbiggest earners, agriculture and tourism, according to a studyreleased by environmental group WWF on Friday.

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2005-06-30 13:00:00

Thus began, a week ago, a landmark project by WWF, the international conservation group, to track several herds of pygmy elephants for an exhaustive study of a mysterious pachyderm.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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