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Neither Too Hot Nor Too Cold: The Evolution Of Marine Crocodilians Constrained By Ocean Temperatures

Hannah Johnson, University of Bristol The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian...

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2014-08-22 23:09:52

In keeping with the firm’s vision of long-term expansion, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. recently announced the purchase of a new 6-acre facility in Lima, Ohio. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Headquartered in northwest Ohio, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied), has provided specialized environmental contracting and industrial maintenance services for over 27 years, and has become one of the premier environmental services firms in the Midwest. Allied has seen steady...

2014-08-22 23:06:25

Trade Audit Used to Assess Massachusetts Manufacturer of Roofing Systems for Social Responsibility, Environment and Rights of Workers (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Sika Corporation today announced the use of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) methodology for the company’s facility in Canton, MA, where thermoplastic roofing, roof coating and waterproofing systems are manufactured. SMETA focuses on four pillars: labor standards, health and safety,...

2014-08-22 23:05:09

Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle Market 2014-2018 report analyzes hybrid electric cars, hybrid electric trucks, and other hybrid electric vehicles. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 One major trend emerging in this market is the increase in research and development innovations. Vendors are working upon improving the efficiency and functionality of hybrid electric vehicles to enhance their performance and improve customer satisfaction. Analysts forecast the Global Hybrid Electric Vehicle...

2014-08-22 23:03:58

The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-pesticides-4348109195.html (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Latin America Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Latin America is estimated to grow from $8,832.85 million in 2013 to...

2014-08-22 23:03:26

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has received approval and has a 40MW Solar Farm project that is construction ready in Bladen County, North Carolina. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Innovative Solar Systems is a developer of large Utility Scale Solar Farm projects here in the United States and is very excited to announce approval on the company’s upcoming 40MW solar farm in Ivanhoe, NC. This project will employ approximately 135,000 solar panels which will be located on a pristine...

2014-08-22 23:01:11

Southwest Indiana is growing again with an announcement by Toyota Indiana of a $100 million investment to its Princeton plant adding 300 jobs to boost production of the Highlander Hybrid. Princeton, Indiana (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The regional economy is about to get a boost because Toyota Indiana is on the grow again. The plant will invest $100 million and add 300 jobs by summer 2016 to boost production of the popular Highlander midsize sport utility vehicle. This expansion will bring...

2014-08-22 23:00:55

HDI will present "bolt-on" biodiesel technology based upon its ShockWave Power Cavitation Reactor at Biofuels Financial Conference as a way for ethanol plants to diversify co-products and potentially increase profits. Rome, GA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) of Rome, Georgia will be presenting at the 10th annual Biofuels Financial Conference in Bloomington, MN, August 27-29, 2014. Doug Mancosky, VP of R&D at HDI, will discuss “bolt-on biodiesel” as a...

2014-08-22 16:21:22

California's second largest water agency throws support behind water bond measure LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Thursday's meeting of the Water Replenishment District, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to support California Proposition 1 - the $7.5 billion water bond approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 13 which voters will be asked to approve on California's November ballot....

2014-08-22 16:20:29

Sea turtles struggle to find food with rising temperatures MIAMI, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into the future of climate change. The heat wave caused the loss of more than 90 percent of the dominant seagrass in some regions of Shark Bay, Australia. Since seagrass meadows provide habitat for many ecologically important species, and provide food for large...

2014-08-22 12:23:52

Public asked to vote; $15,000 going to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today announced Earl Antwine, Benjamin Goliwas and Matt Thomas as finalists for Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Voting is open to the general public through Sept. 15 at http://coxconservesheroes.com/louisiana.aspx. The program recognizes volunteers who are creating or preserving outdoor spaces. The winner will...


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Maud Island Frog, Leiopelma pakeka
2014-08-22 10:38:14

The Maud Island frog is native to New Zealand, first discovered in the 1940’s. Originally classified as the same species as the Hamilton’s frog, it was reclassified in 1998 as its own species. The Maud Island frog is one of the oldest species known. It has been in existence for roughly 200 million years. In 2006, 60 Maud Island frogs were introduced to a predator free sanctuary. Thirty others were also released outside the sanctuary for comparison. In February 2008, 13 juvenile frogs...

Palawan Horned Frog, Megophrys ligayae
2014-08-21 11:52:00

The Palawan horned frog is native to the Philippines where the habitat is tropical or subtropical dry forests, moist lowland forests, moist shrub land, and rivers. Habitat loss is a contributing factor in the reduction of the population of this species. It is listed as endangered on the IUCN list. The color of this species is a light brown or grey with two ridges running down the back and a dark triangular patch behind the dark brown eyes. It has a large and wide head with a pointed snout....

Long-Nosed Horned Frog, Megophrys nasuta
2014-08-21 11:45:09

The long-nosed horned frog is also known as the Malayan horned frog or the Malayan leaf frog. The habitat of this species is in rain forest areas, where it is cool and damp, ranging from southern Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia to Singapore, Sumatra and Borneo. The body length of the long-nosed horned frog is around four inches. It is light to dark brown in color with camouflaged markings to blend in with the forest floor. The throat is dark in color spreading to a cream color halfway on the...

Mindanao Horned Frog, Megophrys stejnegeri
2014-08-21 10:47:27

The Mindanao horned frog, also known as the Southeast Asian horned toad, is native to the Philippines and found only on the island of Mindanao. The habitat of this frog is tropical and subtropical moist forests, near ponds and rivers. The Mindanao horned frog can be found in elevations up to 1.5 miles as long as it has an ample water supply for breeding. The Mindanao horned frog has a large head and mouth in comparison to the body. It also has pointed horn-like humps sticking out above the...

Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus, tropicalis
2014-08-21 10:26:56

The western clawed frog is also known as the tropical clawed frog and is found widespread in the regions of Nigeria, Liberia, Gambia, Guinea, Cameroon, the Ivory coast, and surrounding areas. The habitat for the western clawed frog is moist areas in tropical and subtropical rivers, lakes, marshes, swamps, agricultural ponds, and canals. The body color of the western clawed frog is light to dark brown and covered with grey and black spots. The eyes protrude up from the head. Tubercles...

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