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2010-11-23 00:00:07

More than 1,000 charities join The Giving Effect seeking your unwanted gifts. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Bears on Patrol, a Carrollton, GA, nonprofit, collects stuffed animals for police officers to give to children in crisis situations. They are one of more than 1,000 cause-based organizations registered on The Giving Effect (http://www.thegivingeffect.com) that are hoping to connect with new donors this holiday season. Blake Raab, Executive Director of Bears on Patrol, says...

2010-11-10 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Logo, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announces today that TripOutGayTravel.com, its comprehensive travel site dedicated to the LGBT traveler and MTV Network's first stand-alone, travel-focused site, will reveal its second annual "TripOut Gay Travel Awards" at London's World Travel Market - the premier global event for the travel industry. Logo and IGLTA (International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association) will co-sponsor "The...

2010-11-05 10:53:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania bear hunters will be able to enjoy a full-week of archery bear season (Nov. 15-19), followed by a Saturday opener of the three-day firearms bear season, which will run Nov. 20, and the following Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 22 and 23, according to Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director. "Pennsylvania's bear population covers more than three-quarters of the state, and includes a number of world-class...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

WSPA-funded sanctuary provides safe haven for bears rescued from the cruel "sport" of bear baiting BOSTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, just three months after the devastating floods in Pakistan, a new sanctuary opened in Balkasar to provide a safe haven for 60-70 bears who are still being used for bear baiting - a cruel and illegal blood sport. The sanctuary's first residents are Babu, Sohrab and Maylu - the three bears rescued from Kund Park, Pakistan's only other refuge for...

2010-10-05 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and Disney, announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/46412/ The new PSAs feature characters and scenes from Disney's Bambi...

2010-09-21 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Bars offers a fresh choice for customers amongst the many energy bar brands in the marketplace. As a company that pioneered custom energy bars, Element Bars empowers customers with the ability to create their own energy bar by choosing from all natural and organic ingredients. The result - customers can meet their unique taste and nutrition preferences with their own freshly baked bar. Fundamental to the company's philosophy is the recognition...

2010-09-01 15:54:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® today announced it is teaming with Build-A-Bear Workshop® to bring the popular teddy bear to life in more than 500 Borders superstores nationwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100901/DE58584LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100901/DE58584LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060208/BORDERSLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-06-30 09:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council joined today with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) and an educational DVD for elementary school students designed to provide critical information to Americans about wildfire prevention. The PSAs and DVD are being distributed prior to the July 4th holiday, a time when many people go camping, have outdoor BBQs and light...

2010-05-18 09:30:00

VAIL, Colo., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bear Naked, the natural food company for the everyday adventurer, together with the U.S. Forest Service, will host its second annual Bear Naked Trail Day to clean up the Booth Creek Trail in East Vail on Friday, June 4 at 7:30 a.m. Held in conjunction with the 2010 Teva Mountain Games, the second annual Bear Naked Trail Day will carry its tradition of a complimentary trail head breakfast for all volunteers, featuring Bear Naked 100% Pure & Natural...

2010-05-05 15:59:00

As new spring growth emerges, so do bears, and they are following their stomachs in search of food. RICHMOND, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a healthy and growing black bear population, bear sightings are becoming the norm throughout Virginia. While the highest concentration of bears occurs in the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains and around the Great Dismal Swamp, bears are likely to be seen just about anywhere in Virginia. During the months of April and May bears have left...


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Cave bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-06-22 16:42:25

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

Cave Bear, Ursus spelaeus
2013-05-17 22:36:40

The cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) is an extinct species that was found in Europe during the Pleistocene. Its range was large and included areas from Great Britain to Spain, Italy, Poland, the Balkans, areas of Germany, Russia, the Caucuses, Romania, and northern areas of Iran. Large numbers of skeletons have been found in Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria, northern Spain, Hungary, Croatia, and Romania. Because so many fossils have been found throughout Europe, some experts assert that there...

Brown Bear, Ursus arctos
2013-05-17 22:30:23

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...

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