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Southwestern Bird And Reptile Distributions To Shift As

Southwestern Bird And Reptile Distributions To Shift As Climate Changes

U.S. Geological Survey Dramatic distribution losses and a few major distribution gains are forecasted for southwestern bird and reptile species as the climate changes, according to just-published research by scientists with the U.S. Geological...

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2014-04-15 08:22:29

FLASH cites disturbing survey findings and offers new evacuation safety resources ORLANDO, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national Harris Interactive Survey commissioned by the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® has revealed some frightening perceptions regarding hurricane evacuation. The survey found that a vast majority of Americans, 84 percent, mistakenly base their life or death evacuation decisions on the hurricane category and/or wind speed. In...

2014-04-14 23:01:33

A chic fashion show presented by Jessica Carrillo from "Al rojo vivo" and a special performance by singer "Cheyo" Carrillo left young quinceañeras starstruck. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The quinceañera celebration is more alive than ever, as was evident during the Quinceanera.com Expo and Fashion Show in Los Angeles, which took place on April 6 at the Shrine Auditorium with more than 2,000 attendees in search of the best deals for their...

2014-04-02 23:30:31

ACTS, an Enterprise IT consulting firm, is pleased to announce it will sponsor the River Region Human Services’ annual ‘Let’s Roll’ bowling event on April 4, 2014. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 ACTS is pleased to announce it is the title sponsor for the River Region Human Services’ second annual ‘Let’s Roll’ bowling event to be held on April 4, 2014, at the Batt Family Fun Center (located at 1838 Cassat Avenue, Jacksonville, FL). Participants at this year’s...

2014-03-31 23:36:48

During every hurricane season, there is a tendency to make preparations at the very last minute. Chairman of Cool Group of companies, Joey Issa, is calling for an early start in order to protect lives and property ahead of the upcoming 2014 Atlantic weather systems. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In the midst of the 2014 pre-hurricane season (before June) Chairman of Cool Group of companies Joseph J. Issa, says Jamaicans should stop being complacent in their preparations for the annual hurricane...

2014-03-31 23:22:31

zlien CEO Scott Wolfe pitches a disruptive platform that has already secured $1 billion in receivables for the construction industry. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On Friday, March 28th, 2014, zlien was named the winner of the Coulter IDEAPitch at the 6th Annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). zlien is a platform that disrupts credit risk monitoring and receivables management in the construction industry by empowering companies to challenge controversial financial...

2014-03-31 23:01:24

TalkingTree Creative and Baltimore Improv Group have formed a partnership looking to develop digital comedy short skits. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Who said corporate video can't be funny? A new partnership between the Washington D.C. video production company Talking Tree Creative and Baltimore Improv Group is looking to create a series of digital short comedy skits. The filming will begin in April and the pilots are planned for release shortly after. President of...

2014-03-31 20:20:10

L.A. is a big city, and big families and groups need a big vehicle from Van Rental Center LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newcomers to Greater Los Angeles are often stunned by the sheer size of the area and the very large distances between attractions. That's one of many reasons large families and groups should seriously consider a Los Angeles van rental from Van Rental Center (VRC). Just to give you an idea of the distances, when you pick up your convenient VRC LAX van...

2014-03-31 12:23:37

VANCOUVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) advises that Sonoran Resources LLC and its Mexican subsidiary, SR Servicios Mineros, S.A. de C.V. (jointly, "Sonoran"), have filed a lawsuit in Arizona, USA against Oroco Resource Corp. ("Oroco"), Minas de Oroco Resources S.A. de C.V. ("Minas de Oroco") and Goldgroup. The lawsuit arises from Oroco's sale of the Cerro Prieto project to Goldgroup (the...

2014-03-29 23:03:55

Tickets for the recently announced Eagles Concert at the Moda Center go on sale today and are available online now at TicketProcess.com (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Moda Center in Portland, Oregon will be the place and August 27th will be the date for the recently added tour stop for The Eagles who have recently wrapped up the U.S. leg of their winter tour and added an additional series of concerts that take place in late summer of 2014. Fans can now find tickets for the Eagles Show in...

2014-03-28 23:25:08

Commercial Movers is pleased to announce that they will be rolling out incredible spring values on their commercial moving service as part of their annual spring sale this year. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Commercial Movers – a moving service that’s based in Los Angeles, California, providing local, state and national moving services for commercial and residential customers across all 50 states – is pleased to announce that their forthcoming spring sale will be in...


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El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

Central forest-grasslands transition
2013-04-19 18:13:27

The Central forest-grasslands transition are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a great area that covers 157,000 square miles from central Illinois through the majority of Missouri, eastern Kansas, Oklahoma and into Texas. This region was conventionally a mixture of woodland and tall grass prairie, which as the soil is made up of highly fertile mollisols; most of the region has been transformed to farmland. The rainfall...

Montana Valey And Foothill Grasslands
2013-04-19 14:34:54

The Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands are an ecoregion of northwestern North America within the northern United States and Canada. This area is made up of rolling grassy hills and river valleys of the Rocky Mountains foothills within the US state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta. The area largely consists of the Rocky Mountain Front, where the Great Plains rise to meet with the Rockies, and is therefore close to the Continental Divide. The foothills are drained by the...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

Gulf of Mexico
2013-04-18 13:40:55

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin that is largely surrounded by the continent North America and the island of Cuba. It’s bordered on the northeast, north, and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, towards the southwest and south by Mexico, and towards the southeast by Cuba. It’s often referred to as the “Third Coast” in Texas and Louisiana, in comparison with the U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Coasts. The shape of its basin is more or less, an oval and is about 1,500...

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