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New Study Shows Differences In Mammal Responses To Climate Change
2014-01-23 11:57:02

University of Colorado Boulder If you were a shrew snuffling around a North American forest, you would be 27 times less likely to respond to climate change than if you were a moose grazing nearby. That is just one of the findings of a new University of Colorado Boulder assessment led by Assistant Professor Christy McCain that looked at more than 1,000 different scientific studies on North American mammal responses to human-caused climate change. The CU-Boulder team eventually selected...

2013-11-22 16:21:41

The American Security Project welcomes Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's comments on the impact climate change has on global security www.NationalSecurityandClimateChange.org WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the Halifax Security Forum, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke about the role of the Department of Defense in preparing for an opening Arctic. He also highlighted the impact climate change has on national security around the world, and how the...

2013-10-29 12:20:15

Hagel joins growing lineup of national security leaders including Acting USAF Secretary Eric Fanning WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will address national security and defense leaders gathering at the November 14(th) Defense One Summit in Washington, D.C., announced Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron in a letter to readers last night. Defense One is Atlantic Media's digital and events media brand serving the national security and...

2013-08-07 20:22:42

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- / Continental Who's Who/- Dr. Donald A. McCain M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Medicine as a result of Excellence in his roles as Chief of Surgical Oncology and Vice Chairman of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. As a Board Certified Surgical Oncologist, Dr. McCain is a well-qualified surgeon who has obtained additional training...

2013-06-20 12:21:08

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and the nation's top military commanders -- including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff General Martin Dempsey -- will gather here next month to support the nation's youngest heroes: children of military service members. Hagel, Duncan and the Pentagon leadership are featured participants at the 15th Military Child Education Coalition Training Seminar, a training event...

2013-05-30 23:28:30

A key member of two cross-country bicycle rides with injured military veterans is retiring from his position with State Farm Insurance, June 1. Mike Claver, who served as a staff member for World T.E.A.M. Sports' 2010 Sea to Shining Sea ride and as ride director for the 2012 ride, is retiring after 26 years with the national insurance company. Bloomington, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 A key member of two cross-country bicycle rides with injured military veterans is retiring from his full...

2013-05-16 12:20:35

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the president of the Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO, the umbrella organization made up of the unions representing members at each of our four Naval Shipyards, I am glad to see some finality to the Congressional created crisis of sequestration in the decision of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. We wish to thank Navy Secretary Ray Mabus for his assistance in this matter. The May 14, 2013 announcement by The U.S. Department of Defense...

2013-05-14 12:36:30

Senator McCain's Proposed Legislation Identifies Real Problems, Offers Real Solutions STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) today voiced its support for Senator John McCain's Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013, which identifies and aims to address key issues facing the television industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/AQ10195LOGO) "We at Charter applaud Senator McCain for introducing the Television Consumer Freedom...

2013-03-20 16:24:18

Exclusive First: McCain and Brace -- the Longest POW in Vietnam History -- Describe the Secret Communication at the "Hanoi Hilton" Which Led to Life-Changing Bond "[Brace's] story should be told to every American, about what love of country, about love of one's fellow prisoners and faith in God is all about. I don't know of a more compelling story that carries those lessons." - Senator John McCain Locked Up Abroad Premieres Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 9 PM ET/PT on National Geographic...

2013-03-12 16:20:23

Production of the controversial new service award has been halted while its ranking is being reconsidered. WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Echoing concerns of The American Legion, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has announced the formation of a panel to discuss the fate of the Distinguished Warfare Medal, also known as the "Drone Medal," an award for servicemembers who remotely launch unmanned military strikes or cyberattacks that kill or disable enemy forces....