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2014-04-17 23:13:37

A recent paper published by Shaun Lovejoy of McGill University, that claims 99.9% certainty of Anthropogenic Global Warming, is flawed from the outset, according to Friends of Science due to Lovejoy’s omission of known climatic variations and reliance on the discredited “Hockey Stick” graph. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Friends of Science are rejecting the recent paper by Shaun Lovejoy of McGill University of Montreal reported on April 11, 2014 in the online...

2014-04-17 08:24:09

RENO, Nevada, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Minerals Ltd. (OTC: DSCR) has agreed to form a Joint Venture (JV) partnership with Bio-fuel Technology company Syngar Technologies, Inc. (SGI) of Alberta, Canada. The Joint Venture will authorize use of Syngar's synthesis technology for applications within the Industrial Hemp sector. The result is a sustainable approach toward the cultivation and processing of industrial hemp. The JV partnership will also have...

2014-04-16 20:20:28

Variety of Ram models are offered by Edmonton dealer EDMONTON, Alberta, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When Ram split from Dodge, it was unknown how the market would react. It turns out though, it was a good move for the Chrysler Corporation because Ram is now a major competitor in the pickup truck category and quickly gaining more and more followers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75739) Ram introduced the 2014 Ram 1500 and the 2014 Ram 2500, which are...

2014-04-10 23:28:36

The independent Non-Governmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) has released a series of scientific reports that bring a more realistic perspective to the recent crisis statements on climate change say Friends of Science. Dr. Richard Tol, a dissenting voice of the recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) panel report is reportedly having his reputation smeared for refusing to sign and speaking out against the ‘sexed-up’ alarmist IPCC Yokahama report,...

2014-04-04 20:21:56

Latest Technology Improving Health Delivery to Siksika Nation SIKSIKA FIRST NATION, AB, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Minister Ambrose toured the Siksika Health Centre to see first-hand the innovations and the latest technologies being used to improve the health and well-being of First Nations. The Centre, which opened in 2007, is one of the most technologically advanced First Nations health centres. It was built and operates as a partnership between the Siksika Nation, the...

2014-04-01 23:32:33

Friends of Science are advising the public to keep calm and carry on despite frightening climate predictions coming out of recent Yokahama IPCC Working Group II Climate Change meetings. Sweeping claims of impending doom are not supported by the IPCC Physical Sciences Working Group 1 report, especially the "Key Uncertainties" section where the most frightening scenario of rising seas is certainly downplayed as "there is low confidence in projections... of global mean sea...

2014-04-01 23:02:26

Document Systems has joined Print Audit Premier to provide customers with proactive support and lower printing costs. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Document Systems, an office solutions provider based out of California, has joined Print Audit Premier to provide customers with proactive support and lower printing costs. Premier is a subscription program that gives office equipment dealers virtually unlimited access to all of Print Audit’s products for one low monthly price....

2014-03-31 12:21:18

SUV brings value options to Calgary-area Jeep dealership AIRDRIE, Alberta, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A compass is one of the cardinal instruments adventurers use to stay true to their intended course of travel. When the same name is then given to a vehicle in the Jeep lineup, drivers can be certain that the utility machine is built with an innate sense of direction and geographic mastery. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/MN92995 While all of the...

2014-03-28 16:20:16

Jeep dealership near Calgary carries 2014 Patriot models AIRDRIE, Alberta, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Airdrie Dodge proudly exhibits a commitment to the Jeep lineup of vehicles. As such, the dealership is also committed to the comfort and family-friendly styling of the 2014 Jeep Patriot. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/MN92993 Immediately identified by the classic seven-slot grille and circular halogen headlamps, the strands of Wrangler DNA that run...

2014-03-27 23:21:31

Small, future proof solution features concurrent support of ANT® and Bluetooth® low energy; RF regulatory certified and fully integrated for fast time-to-market. Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Dynastream Innovations Inc., the global leader in the development of wearable and wireless products, today announces the availability of the N548, the first dual protocol ANT® SoC (System on Chip) Module. Based on Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF51422 SoC, this 2.4 GHz solution...


Latest Alberta Reference Libraries

Daspletosaurus
2013-04-28 18:27:18

Daspletosaurus, meaning “frightful lizard” is a genus of tyrannosaurid theropod dinosaur that resided in western North America between 77 and 74 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous Period. Fossils of the only named species were found in Alberta, although other possible species from Alberta and Montana wait for description. Daspletosaurus is closely related to the much larger and more current Tyrannosaurus. Like most of the known tyrannosaurids, it was a multi-ton bipedal...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

2012-06-15 04:16:02

Symbol: MEAL8 Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PAAL23 Parmelia albertana Ahti Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Melanelia Essl. – melanelia lichen Species   Melanelia albertana (Ahti) Essl. – Alberta...

800px-Troodon_skeletal
2011-09-27 15:56:33

Troodon, meaning “wounding tooth,” is a genus of bird-like dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (76 to 65 million years ago). Troodon was discovered in 1855 in North America and was one of the first dinosaurs found there. Fossils of this specimen have been found from Alaska to Wyoming, with possible Troodon fossils also being found in Texas and New Mexico. Troodon is known from the Judith River Formation and the upper Two Medicine Formation of Montana, the Judith River Group of...

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