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Dolphin Group Study Produces Taxonomic Clarity And A New Member
2014-08-04 03:40:27

Wildlife Conservation Society Scientists examining a taxonomically confused group of marine mammals have officially named a species new to science: the Australian humpback dolphin, Sousa sahulensis, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and Clymene Enterprises. The study describing the newly named species is the culmination of a 17-year long systematic examination of all available historical records, physical descriptions, and genetic data of humpback dolphins—a widespread...

2014-08-03 23:00:27

New Branding reflects commitment by Synotive to reach wider markets and stamp their authority in the software sphere. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Shivam Technologies announced today it is changing its name to Synotive. The change is immediate. The name was chosen to consolidate what the company is all about; Synergy, Innovation and Creativity. “In 2000, Shivam Technologies began as a company providing software solutions, web designs and Internet Marketing for their...

2014-08-03 20:20:35

3.1-megawatt Addition Financed by Clean Energy Finance Corporation SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epuron and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) have partnered to quadruple the size of the Uterne solar power plant, bringing clean energy to approximately 1,000 Alice Springs homes each year when the plant is expected to be completed in 2015. Financing from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will fund the expansion, increasing the size of...

2014-08-01 16:25:54

GOLD COAST, Australia and NEWARK, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Your Inspiration At Home has been honored with 121 medals at the Royal Hobart Fine Foods Awards in Australia, including a category champion and two reserve champion trophies. The awards are given by gourmet food experts. This was the annual competition's 18th year and it attracted nearly 1,500 entries. Your Inspiration At Home captured an exceptional 37 gold, 45 silver and 39 bronze medals. Your Inspiration At...

2014-07-31 23:17:36

topseos.com.au has named VJG Interactive as the top social media marketing service in Australia for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 topseos.com.au has named VJG Interactive the best social media marketing company in Australia for July 2014. VJG Interactive was selected due to their strong performance in the genuine evaluation process. While there are thousands of firms competing to be the best, the rankings consist of only the 10 best companies offering a variety of online marketing...

2014-07-31 04:21:38

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell's (NYSE:RDS.A)(NYSE:RDS.B) second quarter 2014 earnings, on a current cost of supplies (CCS) basis (see Note 2), were $5.1 billion compared with $2.4 billion for the same quarter a year ago. Earnings included an identified net charge of $1.0 billion after tax, mainly reflecting impairments which were partly offset by divestment gains (see page 6). Second quarter 2014 CCS earnings excluding...

2014-07-30 08:40:24

65 percent of adult consumers unlikely to do business again with companies after financial data breach BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches have a significant impact on whether a customer will interact with an organization again, according to new research from SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection solutions. The global research surveyed over 4,500 adults across five of the world's largest economies - US, UK, Germany, Japan, and Australia. It found that nearly...

2014-07-30 00:21:37

VANCOUVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WesternOne Inc. ("WesternOne") (TSX: WEQ, WEQ.DB, WEQ.DB.C) announced today that it is winding-down its operations in Australia. In order to ensure an efficient wind-down process, the Australian operations have been placed into voluntary administration. WesternOne is taking this action in order to focus both its management and its capital resources on significant opportunities in North America, including ongoing capital investments in Northern...

2014-07-29 23:00:51

The installation and use of non-clinically regulated Nurse Call Life Safety Systems across Australian healthcare facilities is of growing concern. Perth WA, Australia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Recent international changes to the definition and regulation of medical devices have determined Nurse Call Systems to be considered medical devices. Under Australian and international legislation, this requires all Nurse Call Systems to be clinically regulated, audited and certified. This regulatory...

2014-07-29 08:31:39

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Next phase of the TPM®/Oxymorphone clinical development program has commenced -- TPM®/Oxycodone Phase 2a trial to be conducted in Australia during Q4 2014 -- TPM®/Oxymorphone Phase 2 trial to be conducted in the United States in 1H 2015 Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; OTCQX: PPGNY), today provided updates on its opioid transdermal patch programs after its...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'