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  • October 21st, 2009 / Posted by fp julia / Permalink the story is really moving…jamie hewlett, the artist behind gorillaz who rock, recently traveled to bangladesh with oxfam and visited the island of char atra, where climate change has caused flooding that is affecting the daily life of the people who live there.

    under water colors | Free People Clothing Boutique Blog 2009

  • “We do not believe that one needs to take any different precautions with Stachybotrys chartarum Stachybotrys atra, than with other molds.”

    Mold Testing Chicanery 2009

  • The Rambam (1138 – 1204), who was considered the leading decisor (the mara de-atra, or supreme halakhic authority) in Palestine and Egypt, explicitly ruled: “If [the woman] said: ‘I cannot abide him or be intimate with him willingly,’ we compel him to divorce her immediately, for she is not as a captive that she must be intimate with one who is hateful to her” (Hilkhot Ishut 14: 8).

    Levant: Women in the Jewish Communities after the Ottoman Conquest of 1517. 2009

  • Salamandra atra, which lives high up among the mountains, brings forth its young full-formed.

    Darwin and the vermiform appendix - The Panda's Thumb 2009

  • Important amphibian species occurring within the site include alpine salamander Salamandra atra and Alpine newt Triturus alpestris.

    Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, Switzerland 2008

  • The most numerous species are wigeon Anas penelope (39,000: 112,000 in the1970s), common pochard Aythya ferina (120,000 in 1971) and coot Fulica atra (36,000: 188,000 in 1973).

    Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia 2008

  • Breeding bird species include Palaearctic marsh birds such as coot Fulica atra and moorhen Gallinula chloropus, as well as a relict sub-species of Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara duprezii.

    Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Algeria 2008

  • Coot (Fulica atra) is a common wintering species with over 200,000 birds spend winter within the Khazar Reserve alone.

    Caspian lowland desert 2008

  • Some bird species utilize the region for breeding, for example, coot (Fulica atra), moorhen (Gallinula choropus) and a relic subspecies of the Barbary partridge (Alectoris barbara duprezii) utilize these patches of suitable habitat.

    West Saharan montane xeric woodlands 2008

  • Certain species of lichens (e.g. Usnea aurantiaco-atra) produce higher levels of usnic acid when levels of UV-B are higher.

    Maudlandia Antarctic desert 2008


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