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2014-03-03 12:22:54

VANCOUVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") (TSX: CDU, OTCBB: CDYCF) announces that it has received written confirmation from the Canada Revenue Agency that the anticipated British Columbia Mineral Exploration Tax Credit ("METC"), amounting to CAD $3,734,023, has been processed and should be received by Cardero Coal Ltd. shortly. The Company currently has outstanding senior secured notes ("Notes") and a secured line of credit...

2014-03-03 08:35:21

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, has published its latest report exploring the future of U.S. natural gas production, including the key growth drivers, a bottom-up forecast through 2015, the intersection of supply and demand, and investment considerations for equity shareholders. "The emergence of the Marcellus Shale--the vast gas-bearing rock formation in the northeastern United States--is a...

2014-03-03 08:24:20

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the first drill results from its 2014 exploration program at the North Bullfrog Project, Nevada. Drill hole NB-14-378 intersected a newly identified vein system with massive quartz veining enriched in native gold and silver sulphide and located 50 metres to the west of the high-grade gold-silver Yellowjacket Deposit. Results from a...

2014-03-03 08:22:55

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth, Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce an exploration update on the East Shore property which is part of Duluth's 100% owned exploration properties in the Duluth Complex, northeast Minnesota. In 2012, Duluth Metals geologists discovered a previously unidentified zone of palladium-platinum in the eastern marginal zone of the South Kawishiwi Intrusion (SKI), Duluth Complex. Highlights from a...

2014-02-27 20:21:47

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2013. Calendar year 2013 highlights include: -- Record gas and oil production of 656.8 Bcfe, up 16% compared to 2012 levels; -- Record total proved reserves of approximately 7.0 Tcf, up 74% compared to 2012 levels; -- Record adjusted net income of $703.9 million, or $2.00 per...

2014-02-26 20:21:07

DENVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) announced today that its agreement with the Northern Territory of Australia (the "Agreement") for the Mt. Todd gold project has been extended for an additional three-year period to December 2018. Additionally, the Company provided an update on the EIS permitting process and announced an updated resource estimate for the Quigleys deposit, a satellite deposit to the Mt. Todd gold...

2014-02-26 16:24:18

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), announces that Mr. Ned Goodman has resigned as a director effective immediately. He will resume his role as a special advisor to the board of directors of the Company. This week Mr. Goodman resigned from a number of public company boards due to increased work commitments as the President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Dundee Corp. ("Dundee"), and as Chairman of...

Peru Ice Cap Shrinking Due To Warming Temps, Not Less Snowfall
2014-02-26 12:56:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When we think about how climate change is shrinking glaciers around the world – we are probably imagining the massive sheets of ice around the Earth’s polar regions. However, glaciers do exist in tropical latitudes, albeit at extremely high elevations, and a new study in the journal Geology has found that one of these tropical glaciers is shrinking as a result of warming temperatures – not lower snowfall levels as some scientists...

2014-02-26 12:21:20

THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (RMES:OTCBB) ("Red Metal") is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the 2014 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention in Toronto. Red Metal invites all interested parties to visit us at booth # 3024 in the Investors Exchange to meet with management and learn more about the company and its ongoing exploration activities. PDAC 2014 takes place from March 2...

2014-02-25 08:24:21

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to report the results of a newly updated resource and reserve estimate for the permitted Reward Gold Project, Nye County, Nevada. Drilling from 2013 was integrated into the resource model, resulting in an increase of measured and indicated gold resources by 7% to 387,900 contained gold ounces. Inferred resources increased 62% to 106,400 contained ounces. The...


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Aubrac Cattle
2014-07-06 14:34:22

The Aubrac is a breed of cattle originating in France during the mid-1800s. The herd book was formed in 1893  by French monks. During the winter, the cows would give birth on the farms and when spring arrived they would go to the mountains to graze. Bulls were bred on the farms to become draft oxen. During the time, there were 300,000 Aubrac in existence, but by the end of World War II, a need for the oxen declined and milk was cheaper to produce from other breeds. This resulted in the...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

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