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2014-06-30 04:52:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In less than 100 years, global warming’s impact on the sea ice where emperor penguins breed will result in the loss of at least one-fifth of the species’ population, according to new research appearing in the June 29 edition of the journal Nature Climate Change. There are currently 600,000 emperor penguins living in Antarctica and populations in 45 known colonies are expected to increase slightly by 2050 before declining over...

elusive emperor penguins
2014-06-26 03:11:24

PLOS Field surveys and satellites complement each other when studying remote penguin populations, according to research published June 25 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by André Ancel from the CNRS at Strasbourg and colleagues. Penguins residing on Antarctica's ice sheets must face moving, breaking, and shifting ice. Accurate monitoring of population trends is critical to understanding the ongoing rapid changes in Antarctic ecosystems. However, the remoteness and logistical...

Satellite Evidence Shows Emperor Penguins' Willingness To Relocate
2014-06-23 12:37:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Emperor penguins have a reputation for faithfully returning to the same nesting locations every year but a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota has found that the reality may not fit this reputation. The study, which is set to be published in an upcoming issue of Ecography, revealed six cases in just three years involving emperor penguins that did not come back to the same area to breed. The report also cited one...

2014-06-05 23:02:12

Utah tea company celebrates first store opening and National Iced Tea Month with family friendly festivities. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Emperor’s Tea® recently opened its first physical location and the timing is perfect for a Grand Opening Celebration with June being National Iced Tea Month. The event will take place at TEAramisu by The Emperor’s Tea® on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 929 E. 4500 S. in Millcreek Utah. Activities will begin with a ribbon...

2014-05-11 23:02:58

Rare and priceless Terra Cotta Warriors make their only appearance in the United States at the world's largest children's museum in a unique and immersive exhibit. While visitors explore the ancient treasures, they can also discover what makes China so intriguing in the nation's largest exhibit about modern day China at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, transformed into a vibrant,...

Shrinking Habitat Doesn't Keep Emperor Penguins From Breeding
2014-01-09 11:35:03

[ Watch the Video: Emperor Penguins Are Breeding On Ice Shelves ] Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online The emperor penguins of Antarctica, which have lost much of their breeding habitat due to shrinking ice pack, have shown their resiliency to environmental impacts by moving to new breeding locations where ice is thicker, as has been seen via satellite images, reports BBC News' Jonathan Amos. A new study, published in the online journal PLOS ONE, describes the...

Staying Warm For Emperor Penguins Means Getting Into Traffic Jams
2013-12-17 13:44:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Emperor penguins purposely get themselves into traffic jams in order to help combat the harsh conditions of an Antarctic winter, according to a new study published in the New Journal of Physics. Researchers used mathematical models to recreate the positions, movements and interactions of individual penguins in a huddle, revealing that an individual penguin only needs to move less than an inch in any direction for its neighbor to react....

2013-11-13 23:32:41

The delicious gift of finest quality meats from DeBragga, New York’s Butcher®, is always eagerly received, by family, friends or business associates. This year, DeBragga offers three new gift sets, each one unique and luxurious, perfect for expressing the best in holiday wishes: The Shortloin Gift Set, The Emperor, featuring Japanese Wagyu, and the Luxury Gift Set, with Australian and American Wagyu as the stars. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Shortloin Gift Set...

2013-11-11 23:02:45

The Emperor has no clothes on, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan, who is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Apple is developing their own curved screen for the iPhone, the same way Samsung and LG are doing on their devices, says Bloomberg News Nov. 10. Tech analyst Jeff Kagan asks, why? “I have one thing to say about this whole curved screen business. What’s the point? Doesn't anyone see that...

Two Hundred Year Old Mystery Of Roman Statue Solved By Archaeology Experts
2013-10-08 13:38:05

AlphaGalileo Foundation Archaeologists from Bournemouth University have been able to identify a stone head that was found in a flowerbed in Chichester over 200 years ago, and remained a mystery ever since. Using the latest laser scanning technology, they have revealed that The Bosham Head, as it is known, is from a Roman statue of Emperor Trajan, dating back to AD 122, and one of the most significant Roman finds in Britain The identity of a huge stone object that has remained a mystery...


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Orange Emperor, Anax speratus
2013-07-10 12:15:42

The orange emperor (Anax speratus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and Uganda. It prefers to reside near rivers and freshwater springs that are bordered by reeds and rushes. Males of this species are known to guard territories. It is threatened by habitat loss due to water pollution and its population numbers are unknown, but it is not thought to be endangered. Research is needed about the habitats and ecology of...

Lesser Green Emperor, Anax guttatus
2013-07-10 12:12:18

The lesser green emperor (Anax guttatus), also known as the pale-spotted emperor, is a species of dragonfly that is native to Asia and Northern Australia. Its range includes China, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, but it can also be found in Africa. It prefers to reside in lakes and ponds with abundant aquatic vegetation. It is not known to have any major threats and it occurs in a large range. The lesser green emperor appears on the IUCN Red List with a...

Lesser Emperor, Anax parthenope
2013-07-09 22:48:41

The lesser emperor (Anax parthenope) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa, Asia, and southern areas of Europe. Its range includes most of the islands in the Mediterranean, China, Japan, the Canary Islands, and Great Britain, where its population numbers are increasing. It prefers to reside near calm bodies of water including ponds and lakes. The lesser emperor is large and is mostly brown in color, with blue coloring along its upper abdomen and green eyes. In its southern...

Emperor Dragonfly, Anax imperator
2013-07-09 17:49:59

The emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator), also known as the blue emperor, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe, Asia, and Africa. It can be found near gravel pits, ponds, and slow moving rivers and reaches an average body length of 3.1 inches. Males are blue in color with black markings occurring along the back and a thorax that is green in color, while females are green in color. This species flies at high altitudes in search food, consuming a number of insects including...

2012-06-14 10:06:13

Symbol: SEAL4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   CAAL14 Cassia alata L.   HEAL11 Herpetica alata (L.) Raf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, HI, LA, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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