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Habitat Changes Caused Turtle Collapse 71 Million Years Ago
2013-03-15 15:16:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online About 71-million-years ago, turtles disappeared from Alberta's Drumheller area, and scientists have been blaming dramatic climate change as the culprit. Now, a new theory published in the journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology suggests the real reason was because of habitat changes. Researchers at the University of Calgary studying ancient soil in Red Deer River valley say it was the loss of the wetlands that...

2013-03-08 23:00:48

Cap-Op Energy, the premier aggregator of Oil and Gas energy efficiency carbon offsets, validated a new project module for their Distributed Energy Efficiency Project Platform (DEEPP) that will enable Oil and Gas producers with operations in British Columbia, Canada, to cost effectively upgrade their distributed facilities to emit fewer greenhouse gases (GHGs). Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Cap-Op Energy, the premier aggregator of Oil and Gas energy efficiency carbon offset,...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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