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2014-06-25 08:22:54

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to report the resumption of diamond drilling at its 100%-owned La Platosa Mine located in Durango State, Mexico. Highlights of the ongoing exploration program include: -- 10,000 metre diamond drilling program underway, focused on discovering new high grade, massive sulphide mantos near current mining operations and...

2014-06-24 12:30:18

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that it is accelerating its exploration program on the Wisner joint venture properties in response to new mineralization being identified in all five target areas investigated so far this year. Highlights: -- All nine drill holes in the new Twisted Wrench target area intersected weak Cu mineralization; -- Additional copper...

2014-06-24 12:24:10

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare opportunity to own an elegant estate in the prominent Hualalai Resort neighborhood has arisen, with award-winning real estate expert Harold Clarke announcing the exclusive offering of a spectacular luxury custom home in the heart of Kona-Kohala Coast, through LuxuryBigIsland.com. Luxurious properties such as this are only offered exclusively through respected Realtors, like Harold Clarke, who has a long history of success....

2014-06-24 09:53:12

AGI The Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) announces an unusual paper in their journal PALAIOS that combines ‘forensic’ paleontology and archeology to identify origins of the millstones commonly used in the 1800’s. While all millstones were used similarly, millstones quarried in France were more highly valued than similar stones quarried in Ohio, USA. Over four years the scientific team located millstones by visiting historical localities in Ohio, then studied them and...

2014-06-24 08:23:30

GOLDEN, Colo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to report that it has commenced small scale mining and gold production at its Pinson underground mine near Winnemucca, Nevada. Pinson entered into a contract mining agreement on a risk-sharing basis with Small Mine Development LLC of Boise, Idaho and renewed its prior gold ore purchase and sales agreement with Newmont. The first shipment of ore has been mined...

2014-06-19 12:23:26

Not only is hydraulic fracturing leading to depletion in water levels, but U.S. scientists and environmentalists are worried whether the contaminated drilling fluid could prove threatening to water as a resource and human health. DURHAM, N.C., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas, Colorado and Pennsylvania are probably places where 'fracking' is rampant. It is a well-known fact that agriculture consumes most of the water in western states. Fracking is the new 'straw that broke...

2014-06-19 08:23:48

TSXV: GGIOTC: GGIFF Frankfurt: RQM VANCOUVER, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Further to its news release of May 14, 2014, Garibaldi Resources Corp. (the "Company" or "Garibaldi") is pleased to provide this progress report as drilling continues at the Silver Eagle target, Rodadero North in central Sonora State, Mexico. A fourth hole is now under way to test the geometry and dimensions of a promising high-grade, near-surface structure. Pending additional assay results are eagerly...

2014-06-18 16:22:54

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its second quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Thursday, July 24, 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...

2014-06-18 16:22:30

Trading Symbols: GTP - (TSX-V) P01 - (FRANKFURT) COLTF - (OTCQX) MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Colt Resources Inc. ("Colt" or the "Company") (TSXV: GTP) (FRA: P01) (OTCQX: COLTF) is pleased to announce the completion of the infill drilling campaign, at its 100% controlled "Boa Fé" gold project located in Southern Portugal. Colt is also pleased to announce the commencement of infill and resource expansion...

2014-06-18 10:04:17

The UC Santa Barbara Current A graduate student assesses the underlying assumptions and predictive ability of functional-group models used to study seabed communities UC Santa Barbara doctoral candidate Caitlin Fong travels to French Polynesia often but not for vacation. She goes there to study a coral reef ecosystem influenced by human impacts such as overfishing and nutrient pollution. Her work focuses not only on biological changes but also methods scientists use to determine...


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Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

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