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2010-09-23 13:54:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) employees are voluntarily participating this Saturday in Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup Day, a single-day signature volunteer cleanup event dedicated to cleaning up coastlines all over the world.

2010-08-27 09:55:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Already hard at work as a team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Coastal Orthopedics surgeon Daniel Lamar, MD hits the Manatee High sidelines tonight as the team's new Medical Director.

2010-07-28 09:00:00

How Obama Can Fulfill Pledge to Make Coastal Louisiana Better Than It Was Before Spill WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today on the 100th day of the BP oil disaster details short- and long-term strategies for the Obama administration to make coastal Louisiana less vulnerable to future oil spills and hurricanes, including negotiating with BP for a $5 billion down payment on expected payments for natural resource damages.

2010-07-27 05:18:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglers across the United States and the Bahamas can now access essential fishing information from the palm of their hand.

2010-06-30 11:28:00

BRADENTON, Fla., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally, total hip replacement surgery was performed on the elderly, but these days, advancements in the procedure have patients opting for the surgery much earlier in life. At 42-years-old, Bernadette Pletcher is one such patient.

2010-06-24 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Coastal Commission is proud to announce the 26th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state's largest volunteer event.

2010-06-09 11:44:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The America's Energy Coast group is calling for Congress to accelerate immediately the sharing of offshore oil and gas revenues with producing states along the U.S.

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Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

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