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Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997

The Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 is a regional piece of legislation enforced only in the state of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo. Its aim is to protect the endangered species of fauna and flora in the region as well as control international trade of these species, it details specific punishments for those that break the rules and regulations put forth in the enactment. The Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997, in its current form, consists of 12 Parts containing 119 sections and 5 schedules. Part I: Preliminary Part II: Administration Part III: Protected Areas Part IV: Protection of Animals and Hunting Part V: Possession of and Trade in Animals Part VI: Protection of Plants Part VII: Utilisation of Wildlife Part VIII: Enforcement Part IX: Offences Part X: Liability of Company Members, Administrative Penalties and Other Penalties Part XI: Powers of the Minister Part XII: Miscellaneous Schedules Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 Online edition of Wildlife Conservation Enactment of 1997

Kian (musician)

Kian Maxwell Bytyci Brownfield, known professionally as Kian is an Australian singer and songwriter from Castlemaine, Victoria. He is best known for winning Triple J Unearthed in August 2018, his single "Waiting" was featured on the 2018 Triple J Hottest 100 at No. 20. Kian was born in July 2002 in the goldfield town of Castlemaine, Australia. Since the age of three and his mother traveled on and off with his father making music in remote indigenous Australian communities. Kian's parents separated in 2010, although both parents are singer songwriters and passionate about music. Kian's mother and father saw the potential hearing him sing at a early age and received his first guitar at the age of seven. In May 2017 Kian wrote and sang the chorus of Baker Boy's debut single "Cloud 9"; the single's popularity kickstarted Kian's success. In February 2018, Kian released "Too Far Gone" with 15-year-old Vince the Kid. In July, Kian released "Waiting" a song he wrote at the age of 14, with him explaining "It's about that feeling of uncertainty when you don't know if they like you back – I know it's childish but I reckon everyone has found themselves in this insecure hole at some point in their lives no matter what age.

Hidden within the lyrics are some things that relate to me along with metaphorical things to move the story along." In August, Kian was announced the winner of the 2018 Triple J Unearthed. Since winning Triple J Unearthed, "Waiting" was added to high rotation and was being played on the more prominent radio station, Nova. In November, Kian signed a new recording deal with EMI Music in Australia and Republic Records for the rest of the world. In February 2019, he released his third single "Childism" with Triple J getting an exclusive first listen. Kian explained that "It's about young people feeling like they don't have a place and we're stuck in the middle." The single was written before "Waiting" was thought of. On 10 May, Kian released, he announced a tour for late-July into early-August. The ARIA Music Awards is an annual award ceremony event celebrating the Australian music industry. Kian has been nominated for one award

FĂ©lix Braz

Félix Braz is a Luxembourgish politician for the Greens and has been Minister of Justice in the Bettel-Schneider coalition government. In October 2019, he resigned as Minister of Justice because of health issues. Braz, son of Portuguese immigrants, was born in Differdange in 1966. After secondary school, he started studying law at Panthéon-Sorbonne University, but broke off his studies after one year. In 1990 he worked as chief editor and presenter of a news broadcast in Portuguese on RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg. From 1991 he was the parliamentary secretary for the Greens, he was a communal councillor in Esch-sur-Alzette from 1995 to 2000, an alderman from 2000 to 2011. He was first elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 2004 for the Sud constituency, was re-elected in 2009 and 2013. In the Chamber, he was vice-chairman of the Committee for Transport from 2004 to 2009. After the October 2013 elections, he became chairman of the Greens' parliamentary group, he joined the new coalition government as Minister for Justice on 4 December 2013.

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Tucannon River

The Tucannon River is a tributary of the Snake River in the U. S. state of Washington. It flows northwest from headwaters in the Blue Mountains of southeastern Washington to meet the Snake 4 miles upstream from Lyons Ferry Park and the mouth of the Palouse River; the Tucannon is about 62 miles long. Part of the upper river flows through the Wenaha–Tucannon Wilderness; the Tucannon basin of 502 square miles ranges in elevation from about 540 feet above sea level at the mouth on the Snake River to about 6,400 feet in the Umatilla National Forest of the Blue Mountains. River flows in the Tucannon basin depend on precipitation and groundwater. Studies in the early 1990s suggested that these flows would not be able to meet all of the claims and private, on the water resources of the lower river. In particular, farm irrigation projects were competing with fisheries for limited water; the Washington Department of Ecology named the Tucannon basin a Watershed Resource Inventory Area and in 1995 began hearings about how to allocate the water.

The lower Snake River was home to bands of the Palouse and other Sahaptin-speaking people, including Nez Perce, Walla Walla and Wanapum. The Blue Mountains formed the western part of a 17,000,000-acre region traditional to the aboriginal Nimi'ipuu people, renamed Nez Perce by Lewis and Clark when they arrived in the region in 1805; the horse was central to the lives of the Nez Perce. The Nez Perce Trail followed part of the Touchet and Tucannon rivers, extending east from Wallula and reaching the Touchet below Waitsburg. From there it followed the southern bank of the Touchet River to present day Dayton. Here it followed Patit Creek northeast. On October 12, 1805, after a difficult passage through Snake River rapids and Clark passed through a shorter rapids just east of the mouth of the Tucannon. Lewis wrote, "This we called called Kimooenim creek"; the expedition continued down the Snake in dugouts. On their return trip to St. Louis on May 2, 1806, Lewis and Clark followed the Nez Perce Trail, crossing over from Patit Creek about 2.5 miles east of present-day Dayton to meet the Tucannon.

Only 12 miles beyond their campsite they reached the stream. This creek rises in the southwest mountains, though only twelve yards wide discharges a considerable body of water into Lewis' river, a few miles above the narrows, its bed is pebbled... N its narrow bottoms are found some cottonwood and the underbrush which grows on the east branch of the Wollawollah. Lewis and Clark camped on the Pataha Creek, recorded as the first locality for some distance where they were able to find ample firewood; the fur industry was important in the region. The Tucannon River provided a profitable area for otter trapping, which were abundant. F. A. Shaver's 1906 book, An Illustrated History of Southeastern Washington, said that prior to 1834 the British Hudson's Bay Company personnel were "undisputed occupants since 1829." A party was led by John Work, who served as an agent of the HBC. Starting from Fort Nez Perce in September 1831, Work and a 56-person party followed the Nez Perce Trail to the Upper Snake River country.

In the late winter of 1834, Captain Benjamin Bonneville crossed the Tucannon on the Nez Perce Trail, surveying the Northwest on behalf of the United States government. A number of wagon roads were built through the area in the 1860s. Settlers drifted into the Tucannon River area in the 1860s, but in the early 1870s settlement increased. In 1848, during the Cayuse War Captain Lawrence Hall's Company fought an engagement with the Cayuse on the Tucannon River: Returning to Waiilatpu, the best mounted and equipped of the riflemen, Hall's company among them, were selected for an expedition against the Cayuse Indians, whose exact location was at this time unknown; the object was to bring the Indians to terms by some means, by fighting or otherwise, recapture the stock stolen from the whites. The expedition started about the 10th of March, 1848, after a search of ten days or so found the enemy encamped on the Tucannon River, about four miles above its confluence with the Snake; the enemy adopted the ruse of hoisting a white flag, asked for and had a talk with the troops, anti pretended not to belong to the hostile party.

The troops outnumbered, fought on the defensive, marching in retreat, formed in a hollow square, to resist the assaults made on all sides. The first night the captured stock was turned loose; the next morning the attack and retreat continued, the Indians, as the Touchet River crossing was approached, took possession of it, attempting thereby to cutoff the retreat of the troops effectually. Here nothing but the most determined charge and fighting drove off the Indians and enabled the whites to cross that river and thus escape threatened extermination. During the Coeur d'Alene War on August 7, 1858, Captain Erasmus D. Keyes with a detachment of dragoons was ordered to the Snake River to erect a fort at a crossing point near the Palouse River, he selected the mouth of Tucannon River to establish Fort Taylor (a supply depot which honored Captain Oliver H. P. Taylor—killed that same year while he served with Lt. Colonel Edward Steptoe against the Spokanes in April. On August 25 this point served as a crossing point for Colonel Geor

Skipton–Ilkley line

The Skipton–Ilkley line is the route that the Midland Railway took to link the towns of Skipton and Ilkley via the villages of Embsay, Bolton Abbey and Addingham. The route was opened by the Midland Railway in 1888 as an extension of the former Otley and Ilkley Joint Railway through the upper part of Wharfedale to rejoin the main line along the Aire valley at Skipton; the route was closed as the result of the Beeching Axe in 1965 – passenger services were withdrawn on 22 March, whilst the remaining through goods services ended on 5 July. The last section west of there was retained as part of the freight-only branch line from Skipton to Swinden Quarry and remains in operation to this day. Since its closure in 1965, a 4-mile stretch of the disused railway line has been restored and reopened as the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway; the remainder of the old route beyond Bolton Abbey is disused but intact as far as the outskirts of Addingham, but the former station there has been demolished and the site redeveloped for housing.

Much of the trackbed east of Addingham itself, as been redeveloped, with little trace remaining of the line's course through the western part of Ilkley – as the old embankments and viaducts were demolished in 1972–73. West of Embsay, the section of the line down to Skipton is still open, serving the branch line to Swinden Quarry. Skipton to Ilkley line, pictures in a book Railways in Ilkley