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2012-06-30 23:01:03

Watersong, a retirement community located in Melbourne, Fla., announced today that the community has hired Anna Harpster as Lifestyle Advisor. Melbourne, Fla. (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Watersong, a retirement community located in Melbourne, Fla., announced today that the community has hired Anna Harpster as Lifestyle Advisor. Harpster is an experienced sales and marketing professional who most recently served as Account Executive for Mederi Caretenders Home Health in Melbourne. In her new...

2012-04-23 23:03:35

Adelaide “Report It” app will serve 1.2 million residents; CitySourced mobile service request platform now deployed in four continents Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Adelaide City Council is expanding its range of free apps, with ℠Adelaide Report it´ as the latest mobile phone application to be released. The new app allows users to take a photo of potholes, graffiti and other maintenance issues in the city and submit it to the Council´s Customer Service...


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Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Mulga Lands
2013-04-19 20:34:07

The Mulga Lands are an interim Australian bioregion out of eastern Australia made up of dry and sandy plains that are scattered with mulga trees. Located in inland New South Wales and Queensland these are level plains with some low hills and infertile sandy soil with a cover of shrubs and grasses with mulga and eucalyptus trees. The region incorporates regions of wetland, the majority of which are only seasonally flooded, these include Lake Numalla and Lake Wyara, the Currawinya Lakes,...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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