Science News Archive - October 13, 2008
By Nisha Sabanayagam KUALA LUMPUR: It was only a matter of time. The gentle pangolin (Manis javanica), found in Malaysia and Thailand, is officially listed as "endangered", under threat of extinction. So, too, the Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).
By Jerome Taylor A Pounds 70m plan to create one of the world's most radical zoos on the outskirts of Bristol is set to do for wildlife what the Eden Project did for plantlife.
The Walt Disney Company Jonathan Friedland, 818-569-8306 Jonathan.firstname.lastname@example.org or TreePeople Laurie Kaufman, 818-623-4851 email@example.com The Walt Disney Company announced a grant of $1.5 million to TreePeople, a non-profit organization, to help reforest fire- ravaged areas in the mountains surrounding greater Los Angeles.
By Tanalee Smith The Associated Press SYDNEY, Australia - For farmer Malcolm Holm, water now is just like a new shovel or tractor - he has to buy it.
By Pamela Hale-Burns RELATED» L.B. council to eye lagoon, Marina Vista Park project The Colorado Lagoon remained closed on Sunday after a closure was issued Saturday due to a sewage overflow that reached the lagoon.
By Lee, Evelyn New Jersey's appellate division last week ruled that the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the state Department of Environmental Protection had sufficient grounds to issue permits for Meadowlands Xanadu, a 4.8 million-square-foot entertainment, sports, retail, hotel and office development under construction at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in Bergen County.
By Halstead-Acharya, Linda MCLEOD - The sky hangs heavy, teasing of rain, as three Boulder River ranchers peer into the hale. Fourteen feet down, water pulses with a perpetual squish, knock, squish, knock.
By Northway, Wally After decades of studies and debate, it appears that the Yazoo Pumps Project is dead. On September 2, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voted against the construction of the U.S.
By Rattle, Barbara Utah Pipe Trades, also known as Local 140 of the Journey and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, has purchased roughly 6.6 acres in the Salt Lake International Center where it plans to build a new structure for its apprenticeship program.
By Rattle, Barbara Ground should be broken this fall for The Lofts @ Meadowbrook, an approximately 96,000 square foot development in South Salt Lake that will consist of 75 residential condominiums and 11,000 square feet of retail and office space. To be located on one acre at 3800 S.