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2014-02-06 12:23:42

CALGARY, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces its participation in the 19(th) Annual Energy Summit hosted by Credit Suisse February 10(th) -13(th) in Vail, Colorado. Craig Kelly, the Corporation`s Chief Financial Officer, will participate in one-on-one meetings on February the 11(th). ABOUT ORYX PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED Oryx Petroleum is an international oil exploration company focused...

Sahara Wildlife Collapse
2013-12-04 08:52:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world's largest tropical desert, the Sahara, has suffered a catastrophic collapse of its wildlife populations, according to a new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Zoological Society of London (ZSL). The research team consisted of 40 scientists from 28 international organizations. They assessed 14 desert species, finding that half of those are regionally extinct or confined to one percent or less of their...


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2007-07-17 10:43:41

The Addax (Addax nasomaculatus), is a critically endangered desert antelope that lives in several isolated regions in the Sahara desert. Although extremely rare in its native habitat, it is quite common in captivity and is regularly bred on ranches where they are hunted as trophies. One of the biggest captive breeding herds for Addax exists at the Hanover Zoo, Germany. They are raised there and some groups have been sent to fenced areas in Morocco and Tunisia, from where it is hoped they will...

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