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2011-12-30 09:50:26

Nebraska state officials said Thursday that a Canadian company looking to build a pipeline across the Great Plains and eventually to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico will need to use a 10-year-old map of the region to avoid environmentally sensitive areas. TransCanada in November agreed to develop a new route through Nebraska, avoiding the Sandhills region of the state, for their proposed Keystone XL pipeline carrying tar sands oil to the Gulf region. “Obviously, the applicant...

2011-07-06 15:11:00

HOUSTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to provide their popular integrated software engineering tools to the entire international pipeline industry TTI has just launched its new "Pipeline Toolbox International Version" software package. This Version 13.0 includes new and updated pipeline engineering modules and now provides users the option to use SI/Metric units. The Pipeline Toolbox is a software suite that works on all Windows based platforms. It has all the functional...

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2011-02-11 10:29:55

A Sandia National Laboratories team helped reach a major milestone in the nation's nuclear nonproliferation efforts by working with the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan to move nuclear materials "” enough to build an estimated 775 nuclear weapons "” to safety. Sandia provided security and logistics expertise to complete the transfer across Kazakhstan of spent fuel containing 11 tons (10 metric tons) of highly enriched uranium and 3.3 tons (3 metric tons) of weapons-grade...

2010-06-17 05:32:00

DALLAS, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announce it Will carry Global Planned Oil and Gas Pipelines Industry to 2013: Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts of All Planned Pipelines (http://www.reportsandreports.com/Report/16064/) Market Research Report in its Store. Browse complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/global-planned-oil-and-gas-pi pelines-industry-to-2013-investment/ (Due to the length of this URL, it may be...

2010-02-25 13:40:03

Joint study by American and Kazakhstani scientists shows reducing adult mortality, rather than relying on hatchery supplementation, is key to recovery of beluga sturgeon A first-of-its-kind study of a Caspian Sea beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) fishery demonstrates current harvest rates are four to five times higher than those that would sustain population abundance. The study's results, which will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Conservation Biology, suggest that conservation...


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Caspian Seal
2013-04-30 14:10:47

The Caspian seal (Pusa caspica) is one of the smallest species in the true seal family that is native only to the Caspian Sea.  It can be seen on shorelines, rocky islands, and ice blocks that occur throughout the sea. In warmer months, these seals will inhabit northern areas of this range, but in colder months, they inhabit cooler waters and the mouths of the Ural and Volga rivers. It is thought that these seals only occur in the Caspian Sea because they moved there during the Quaternary...

Asia
2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

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2007-04-10 16:53:42

The Kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum, family Cyprinidae) also known as "Caspian White Fish", or "Caspian Roach", is a medium sized fresh water and brackish water fish native to the Caspian Sea. It is a subspecies of the Black Sea Roach Rutilus frisii frisii. It is typically a medium sized fish, reaching 17.72-21.65 in (45-55 cm) in length, rarely 27.56 in (70 cm), and weighing up to 8.82 lb (4.00 kg), rarely 11.02 lb (5.00 kg). It used to be very common and was harvested commercially. The...

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