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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.