Quantcast
Galapagos Tortoise Recovery A True Story Of Success And Hope

Galapagos Tortoise Recovery 'A True Story Of Success And Hope In Conservation'

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tortoises living on the Galapagos island of Española have made a dramatic recovery after their population had reached a low point of just 15 individuals. According to a newly published...

Latest Geology Stories

2014-10-31 16:21:53

New York - AGToronto - FR Frankfurt - FMV Mexico - AG VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its unaudited third quarter financial results will be released on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. First Majestic is a mining company focused on silver production in México and is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets and the pursuit through...

2014-10-30 23:16:02

Innovative proppant logistics solution from SandBox chosen to increase operational efficiencies and lessen environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing. Houston,TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Today, SandBox Logistics (“SandBox”) announced that it signed a contract with U.S. Well Services (“USWS”) to support its growing operations in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays. The agreement marks the expansion of SandBox into its fourth shale region in less than a year, adding to its...

2014-10-30 20:21:07

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd. (ASX:LNR, OTCQX: LNREF) is pleased to provide an update on its financial and operational results for the three months ended September 30, 2014 (3Q14). Third Quarter Highlights -- Lonestar reported a 56% increase in net oil and gas production to 4,669 BOEPD in 3Q14, vs. 2,997 BOEPD in 3Q13, 81% of which was crude oil and NGL's. Lonestar's 3Q14 production also represented a 29% sequential...

2014-10-29 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association's President and CEO Hal Quinn called EPA's notice requesting alternatives to the agency's power plant rules a frank admission that the proposal is a glorious mess. "The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) notice requesting comments on alternatives for its Costly Power Plan is a frank admission that the plan is a 'glorious mess' forcing the agency to deploy procedural belts and suspenders to hold it...

2014-10-28 08:26:56

VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gungnir Resources Inc. (GUG: TSX-V) ("Gungnir" or the "Company") is pleased to report two new developments on its 100% owned Knaften property in northern Sweden. First, discovery of additional gold-arsenic mineralized boulders proximal to the earlier reported 8.52 g/t Au discovery (see NR dated September 3, 2014), and second, identification of massive sulphides with a VMS base metal signature. See attached figures. Jari Paakki, CEO of Gungnir...

2014-10-28 08:26:14

NB-14-400 Josh Vein: 6 metres @ 14 g/t Gold and 60 g/t Silver Footwall Stockwork: 16.3 metres @ 33 g/t Gold and 20 g/t Silver Including 6.7 metres @ 73 g/t Gold and 38 g/t Silver NB-14-401 Hangingwall Stockwork: 21 metres @ 7 g/t Gold and 8 g/t Silver VANCOUVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the...

2014-10-28 08:25:37

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its third quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Tuesday, October 28, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...

2014-10-28 08:24:51

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) had adjusted net income(1 )in the 2014 third quarter of $20 million, or $0.09 per share, after adjusting for unusual items, which are listed in the EBITDA reconciliation table on page 11. Adjusted EBITDA(1) was $236 million for the 2014 third quarter, compared to $178 million in the year-earlier quarter. Cash flow from operations in the just-ended quarter was $293 million, as compared to $196 million in the...

2014-10-27 16:22:52

OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nanometrics announced that David Shorey has been named Vice President and General Manager of the Oil & Gas Division. David will lead the Calgary based division to meet the increasing demand for Nanometrics turn-key seismic networks and services for Induced Seismicity Monitoring, including instrumentation, pre-frac surveys and network design consultancy. "I am pleased that David has joined us in this key leadership position." stated Neil...

2014-10-27 12:23:32

AAPG's ICE Brand to Provide Foundation for Future Events TULSA, Okla., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) today announced a joint venture to co-present oil and gas events around the world to provide their members and the oil and gas global industry with the highest level of geosciences information and data exchange opportunities. Expanding on long-term collaboration efforts between...


Latest Geology Reference Libraries

Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Chimborazo
2014-10-04 18:25:34

Chimborazo is an inactive stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. This volcano reaches an elevation of 20,564 feet and although it is not the tallest mountain measured above sea level, its proximity to the equator makes its summit the farthest away from the center of the earth. The origin of its name is unknown, but it could have received its name from several words in the Quichua or Quechua language or from the Cayapa language....

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

More Articles (121 articles) »
Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.