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Ivory Trade Poaching Has Claimed 11,000 Elephants In Africa
2013-02-07 09:32:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gabon's Minkebe Park, once home to Africa's largest forest elephant population, has lost a staggering 11,100 individuals to poaching for the ivory trade, according to a new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Recent surveys of regions of the park, conducted by WCS, WWF and Gabon's Agence Nationale des parcs Nationaux (ANPN), reveal that two thirds of the park's elephant population has vanished since 2004, with the...

2012-11-08 16:23:15

HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported that third quarter 2012 revenues were $37.6 million compared to $37.4 million in the third quarter of 2011. Net income attributable to VAALCO was $106,000 or $0.00 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2012, after incurring a non-cash impairment of $7.6 million for a write-down of VAALCO's investment in the Granite Wash. Net income attributable to VAALCO was $2.4 million or $0.04 per diluted share for...

2012-11-08 16:22:56

HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the N'Gongui 2 exploration well being drilled onshore Gabon in the Mutamba Iroru concession has encountered hydrocarbons in the objective Gamba sandstone section. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) Robert Gerry, Chairman and CEO, commented: "With our partner, Total Gabon, we have elected to drill this well as a "tight hole" and therefore specifics of the operation will...

New Kim Dotcom Site Gets Slammed By Hackers, Government
2012-11-07 14:36:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As it turns out, not everyone is as ecstatic to see the return of Mr. Kim Schmitz Dotcom and his file sharing/storage company. Dotcom has only recently announced the newest iteration of his multimillion dollar web service which has raised the ire of the FBI and Hollywood by allegedly facilitating copyright infringement. Called Me.ga, Dotcom and pals say this new service will sidestep any nasty legal issues by using encrypted...

2012-08-20 22:20:16

LONDON, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The global oil and gas industry is focused on exploring alternative regions for production, and deepwater pre-salt basins along Africa's South Atlantic coast are a newcomer to the global frontier of exploration that has attracted majors and independents alike. With an estimated 75 billion barrels of untapped oil worth US$7.5 trillion in today's prices, stakeholders in the region stand to make substantial gains if they exploit these...

2012-08-16 02:21:10

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Bull Resources, Inc. (TSX: SVB, NYSE MKT: SVBL) ("Silver Bull") is pleased to announce the renewal of its 2,000 square kilometer Mitzic license by the Ministry of Mines in Gabon for an additional 3 years. Silver Bull is also pleased to provide the results of the work program on the Mitzic license completed over the last 2 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51676LOGO) The Mitzic license lies...

2012-08-08 02:23:01

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Bull Resources, Inc. (TSX: SVB, NYSE MKT: SVBL) ("Silver Bull") is pleased to announce the renewal of its 2,000 square kilometer Ndjole license by the Ministry of Mines in Gabon for an additional 3 years. Silver Bull is also pleased to provide the results of the work program on the Ndjole license completed over the last 2 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51676LOGO) License Renewal: Silver...

2012-08-07 10:23:54

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $10.4 million, or $0.18 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2012, compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $11.8 million or $0.20 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2011. Second quarter 2012 revenues were $58.8 million compared to $58.5 million in the second quarter of 2011. (Logo:...

2012-08-03 02:22:07

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Silver Bull Resources, Inc. (TSX: SVB, NYSE MKT: SVBL) ("Silver Bull") announces that it has received notification from AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc ("AngloGold") terminating the Ndjole-Mevang and Ogooue joint venture agreements in Gabon, Central Africa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51676LOGO) In October 2009 Silver Bull entered into two joint venture agreements with AngloGold, the "Ndjole-Mevang" and the...

2012-07-25 02:23:58

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces today that it has signed two offshore oil and gas Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with CNOOC, and a PSC amendment with CNPC for a new development phase for the Changbei gas field in China. Shell has also entered an agreement with CNOOC for its participation in two Shell exploration blocks offshore Gabon, West Africa. The two offshore oil and gas PSCs with CNOOC are...


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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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