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2014-08-27 12:24:29

DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that Steven Gray, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York, New York on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The company plans to release an updated investor presentation prior to the conference. The presentation will be available on RSP Permian's website at www.rsppermian.com in the Investor Relations - Investor Presentations...

freshwater marsh vegetation
2014-08-27 03:00:52

Steve Hinnefeld, Indiana University Research by Indiana University geologists suggests that an intermediate amount of vegetation -- not too little and not too much -- is most effective at stabilizing freshwater river deltas. The study, "Optimum vegetation height and density for inorganic sedimentation in deltaic marshes," was published online Aug. 24 by Nature Geoscience. The findings may help guide restoration of river deltas, such as those near the mouth of the Mississippi River,...

2014-08-26 20:20:42

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or "the Company") (TSXV: ROG) today reported its financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014. For complete details of the unaudited Condensed Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and associated Management's Discussion and Analysis for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014, please see the Company's filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or the Company's website (www.roxgold.com). SECOND...

2014-08-25 12:29:04

ETNA challenges the conventional approach to creating financial technology applications and opens their code to FinTech firms looking to build new software. NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ETNA, a trading platform provider traditionally catering to broker-dealers, announced today that it is partnering with FinTech startups as well as established financial services firms looking to launch new software. Having noticed an up-tick in development costs over recent years as consumer...

Citizen Scientists Safeguarding Communities Around The ‘Throat Of Fire’ Volcano
2014-08-25 03:28:11

University of East Anglia Citizen scientists are saving the lives of people living in the shadow of deadly volcanoes according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new report published today reveals the success of a volunteer group set up to safeguard communities around the ‘Throat of Fire’ Tungurahua volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. More than 600 million people live close to active volcanoes worldwide. The research shows that living safely in these dangerous...

2014-08-22 20:20:04

Observance of August 24 Pompeii Tragedy Sheds Light on California's Vulnerability LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a news conference held at the California Science Center, experts shared their perspectives on volcanoes and earthquakes in Southern California and the importance of being prepared. The event took place in Pompeii: The Exhibition, in a gallery that displays images of some of the world's active volcanoes. August 24 marks the anniversary of the Mt. Vesuvius...

2014-08-22 16:21:17

NYSE - AG TSX - FR Frankfurt - FMV VANCOUVER, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSX:FR) (NYSE:AG) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its common shares have been authorized for listing on the Mexican Stock Exchange ("BMV"). The Company expects the shares to begin trading on the BMV on Monday, August 25, 2014 under the trading symbol "AG". The Company will retain its primary listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York...

2014-08-22 08:22:19

VANCOUVER, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that Savary Gold Corp. ("Savary") announced on August 21, 2014 that preliminary metallurgical testing results showed gold recoveries averaged in excess of 93% for sulphide/non-oxidised mineralisation from three prospects on the Houndé South property. The Houndé South property is part of the permit package under a Head of Agreement ("HoA") for the formation of a Joint...

2014-08-21 20:20:52

VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gold Bullion Development Corp. (TSXV: GBB) (OTCPINK: GBBFF) (the "Company" or "Gold Bullion") announces that as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, we are issuing the following news release to clarify our disclosure. The Company's previous disclosure on its website (video, slides and corporate presentations) included information relating to the Granada Gold Property that may be misleading or contrary to the...

2014-08-20 20:21:03

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Iron Ore Mining in South Africa to 2020" to its store. The report contains an overview of South Africa's iron ore mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 'Iron Ore Mining in South Africa to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on iron ore production by form, reserves, consumption and trade to 2020. The trade section provides...


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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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