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Machair

Machair or machar is a Gàidhlig word used to describe a fertile low-lying grassy plain found on some of the north-west coastlines of Ireland and Scotland, in particular the Outer Hebrides. There are machairs in the Isle of Skye, The Isle of Barra, the Isle of Harris and all throughout the west coast and islands.

                                               

Scrubland

Scrubland is plant community with scrub vegetation. "Scrub" means low shrubs, mixed with grasses, herbs, and geophytes. Scrublands are sometimes known as heathlands. Scrublands may develop naturally or as result of human activity. They may be the mature vegetation type in a particular region and remain stable over time, or a transitional community that occurs temporarily as the result of a disturbance, such as a major fire.

                                               

Doris Leuthard

Leuthard graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich, she took language courses in Paris and Calgary. In 1989, she started her law practice. From 1991 to 2006, she worked as a lawyer. In 1997-2000, Leuthard was a member of the parliament of the canton of Aargau. From 1999 to 2006, she was a member of the Swiss National Council. Leuthard was a vice-chairman of the Christian Democratic Peoples Party in 2001-2004 and party chairman from 2004 to 2006. On June 14, 2006, she was elected a member of the Federal Council and became the fifth woman in its history. On August 1, 2006 ...

                                               

Dunabogdany

Road 11 is heading through the village, which connects the village with Esztergom and Budapest.

                                               

Twait shad

The twait shad or twaite shad is a fish. It was much eaten, and thought to be one of the best-tasting fish. Its life style is rather similar to the salmon. The adults live in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, but come up rivers to breed. They have vanished from the dinner table because the Victorians build weirs in the Severn which stopped the fish getting to their breeding grounds The Severn, in SW England, is vital to the fish. It is by far the largest river opening in that part of the Atlantic. Overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction have also helped the shads decline. Now, ...

                                               

Fiame Naomi Mataafa

Fiame Naomi Mata afa is a Samoan politician and High Chiefess. Mataafa is the first female Prime Minister of Samoa, after winning a majority in the 2021 general election. She is the leader of the Faatuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi party. She was Samoas first female Cabinet Minister, and from 2016 to 2020 was Samoas first female Deputy Prime Minister. On 24 May 2021, Mata afa had herself sworn in as Prime Minister of Samoa, while the incumbent, Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, has continued to refuse to acknowledge the legitimacy of the new administration. This has caused her leadership t ...