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<P ALIGN=LEFT><B><SPAN LANG="en"></SPAN></B><A NAME=""><B><SPAN LANG="en"><FONT FACE="Arial">&gt;&gt; Latest</FONT></SPAN></B></A><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"> <FONT COLOR="#339966" FACE="Arial">environment</FONT></SPAN></B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"> <FONT FACE="Arial">and</FONT></SPAN></B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"> <FONT COLOR="#FF0000" FACE="Arial">education</FONT></SPAN></B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"><FONT FACE="Arial"></FONT></SPAN></B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"> <FONT FACE="Arial">news from CSU</FONT></SPAN></B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><B></B></SPAN><B><SPAN LANG="en"></SPAN></B></P>

<P ALIGN=LEFT><B><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Australian native plants hit cyberspace</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial"> -</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"> <FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Monday 19 January 2004</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN></B></P>

<P ALIGN=LEFT><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Finding valuable information on plants in the Murray-Darling Basin has taken a major leap forward this week, with the launch of the Charles Sturt University (CSU)</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><I></I></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><I> <FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Virtual Herbarium</FONT></I></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT SIZE=2 FACE="Arial"> on the Internet. </FONT></SPAN></P>

<P ALIGN=LEFT><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">The</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"> </SPAN><A HREF="http://www.csu.edu.au/herbarium/"><SPAN LANG="en-au"><I></I></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><I><U></U></I></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><I><U><FONT COLOR="#0000FF" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">Virtual Herbarium</FONT></U></I></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN></A><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=2 FACE="Arial">&nbsp; allows Internet users to see specimens and read relevant information about native plants and weeds in a free, easy-to-use database.</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><FONT COLOR="#000000"></FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en"> <FONT COLOR="#000000" SIZE=1>&gt;</FONT></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"> </SPAN><A HREF="http://wwwdb.csu.edu.au/division/marketing/ne/newsm648.htm"><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><U></U></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"><U></U></SPAN><U><SPAN LANG="en"><FONT COLOR="#0000FF" SIZE=1 FACE="Arial">Full story here</FONT></SPAN></U><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN></A><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN><SPAN LANG="en-au"></SPAN></P>

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