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Australias Huge Wild Camel Population Now Considered Pests

Australia's Huge Wild Camel Population Now Considered Pests

University of Exeter A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large...

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2014-04-23 16:26:38

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Micronutrient Market by Type (Zinc, Manganese, Boron, Copper, Molybdenum, Iron), Form (Chelated & Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, Foliar, Fertigation), Crop Type & Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to...

2014-04-23 00:20:33

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) - Quarterly Report for the three months ending 31 March 2014 (these figures are unaudited) Key Points -- Quarterly gold production of 551,590 ounces -- Quarterly copper production of 21,012 tonnes -- Average realised gold price for the quarter of A$1,450/oz -- Group All-In Sustaining Cost(1)for the quarter of A$988/oz (US$886/oz)(2) -- All-In...

2014-04-22 23:13:25

Commerce marketing leader posts strong first quarter sales growth and record partnership numbers. Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, announced today the close of a strong first quarter. The company achieved 36 percent year over year (Y/Y) growth while forging new partnerships and adding top brands and Internet Retailer 500 clients. Bronto also introduced several notable product enhancements to the Bronto Marketing Platform that...

2014-04-21 23:00:14

‘Pathways to Restore the Feminine’ guides female readers on path to spiritual, emotional, physical health. MELBOURNE, Australia (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Author and alternative therapist Kirsty E. Green sees a widespread need for improved well-being among women. To provide women the help they may need to flourish as healthy, productive individuals, Green announces her new book, “Pathways to Restore the Feminine: A Guide to Ritual and Healing Practices” (published by Balboa Press)....

2014-04-21 20:21:16

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.3 percent in February to 128.6 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in January, and a 0.9 percent increase in December. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Australia, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.4 percent in February to 124.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in January, and a...

2014-04-18 23:01:57

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry has introduced new and innovative products in an attempt to stimulate sales in stagnant market. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Snack Food Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Volatile input prices, changing consumer trends and a saturated market are just some of the changes facing the Snack Food Manufacturing industry in Australia. According to IBISWorld...

2014-04-17 15:40:57

Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. The analysis was conducted by Dr Benjamin Cowie and Ms Jennifer MacLachlan from the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, and was presented at The International Liver Congress in London earlier this month. “Liver cancer is the fastest increasing cause of cancer deaths in Australia,...

2014-04-16 16:21:26

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Weapons Market Forecast Analysis (2013 - 2018)http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/south_korea/smart_weapons_market_forecast_analysis_2013_2018.html This report presents a complete analysis of the global smart weapons market across the projected period. It provides an analysis of the factors driving the market, the challenges faced by the industry, and the factors...

2014-04-16 08:32:44

U.S. Institutional Investors Lead Oversubscribed Round To Advance Monoclonal Antibody Clinical Programs For Companion Animal Health MELBOURNE, Australia, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexvet Biopharma, a leading veterinary biologic drug developer, today announced the closing of its US$31.5 million Series B round of financing. Top-tier U.S.-based institutional investors Farallon Capital Management, LLC, Adage Capital Partners, L.P, Foresite Capital, and Tavistock Life Sciences...

2014-04-16 08:32:01

Funding Will Enable Initiation of Blinded, Randomized Clinical Trial and Expanded Commercialization of CARILLON® Mitral Contour System® KIRKLAND, Wash., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®),( )Inc. today announced the completion of a $20 million financing. M. H. Carnegie & Co. and Lumira Capital led the financing as part of an international syndicate of institutional investors from Australia, the U.S. and Canada. The financing follows the company's completion...


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Brumby
2014-04-03 12:32:21

The Brumby is feral horse that is found roaming free in Australia, with the largest population located in the Northern Territory. This breed is descended from horses that were released or escaped confinement during the early days of settlement in Australia. There are many theories about the origin of its name including one that suggests it is derived from the Aboriginal word baroomby, which means wild in the Pitjara Indigenous Australians’ language. Another theory suggests that the breed...

Australian Pony
2014-04-01 13:16:49

The Australian Pony is a breed of pony from Australia. Australia had no native horses or ponies before settlers from other nations arrived. All horses that now live in Australia were bred from imported breeds. In 1788 nine horses were brought to Australia from South Africa and Timor Ponies came from Indonesia in 1803. These two breeds of horses produced the Australian Pony breed. Other breeds like the Welsh Mountain Pony, Hackney pony, Arabian, Shetland Pony, Highland Pony, Connemara Pony,...

BMC models Morris Major I and II
2014-01-31 11:11:31

The British Motor Corporation (BMC), based in Australia, was an automobile manufacturer that began in 1954 from a merger of the Austin Motor Company and Nuffield Pty Ltd. Austin Motor Company bought Ruskin Body Works in 1949 and used the factory to produce pick-up and tourer bodies. Nuffield opened a 57-acre facility to assemble Morris Minor and Morris Oxford models in 1950. In 1954 a merger between the two companies formed BMC and used the Nuffield facility located in Victoria Park to...

Centralian Tree Frog, Litoria gilleni
2013-10-18 11:18:17

The Centralian Tree Frog (Litoria gilleni) is a large species of tree frog endemic to a small area in central Australia. It is closely related to the Australian Green Tree Frog (L. caerulea), and looks much alike it in appearance. As a large tree frog, it reaches a length of 3.1 inches in the females and 2.4 inches in the males. The dorsal surface is green or olive green, while the ventral surface is white. A large fold covers the top part of the tympanum, which is visible. The toe pads...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

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