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2011-03-04 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Partners, owners of 149,373 shares representing approximately 5.71% of the outstanding shares of CPEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq: CPEX), believes its analysis and intentions were inaccurately portrayed in CPEX's March 2, 2011 letter to stockholders, which appears to use scare tactics in order to pressure stockholders into accepting an inadequate price for their shares. Commenting on the merger, Nathaniel August replied, "At its most basic...

2011-02-28 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Partners, owners of 149,373 shares representing approximately 5.71% of the outstanding shares of CPEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPEX), today announced that it has decided to vote against the sale and against giving CPEX the right to adjourn the special meeting. Mangrove Partners made its decision after critically examining the merits of the proposed sale of CPEX for $27.25 per share or only 3.6x management's forecast operating profit in...

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2010-11-09 08:21:42

A new study shows how an amphibious fish stays alive for up to two months on land. It's all in the skin. Mangrove killifish are small fish"”only about an inch or two long"”that live in temporary pools in the coastal mangrove forests of Central and South America and Florida. During dry seasons when their pools disappear, the fish hole up in leaf litter or hollow logs. As long as they stay moist, they can survive for extended periods out of water by breathing air through their skin....

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2010-10-28 13:51:27

Countless people clung to life in the branches of trees hemming the shorelines during the deadly 2004 tsunami that killed more than 230,000 coastal residents in Indonesia, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka. In the aftermath of the disaster, land change scientist Chandra Giri from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) decided to explore to what degree those unique trees "“ which make up valuable forest ecosystems called mangroves -- safeguard lives, property and beaches during hurricanes,...

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2010-09-09 06:22:57

A UN study showed that coral reefs would benefit from networks of small no-fishing zones to confront threats such as climate change, rather than single, large protected areas. Peter Sale, a leader of the study at the UN University's Institute for Water, Environment and Health, said: "People have been creating marine protected areas for decades. Most of them are totally ineffective." "You need a network of protected areas that functions well," he told Reuters. "It's important to get away...

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2010-08-05 08:35:00

Extensive seagrass beds, mangrove forests to be studied With its vast 1.5 million acres of mangrove swamps, sawgrass prairies and subtropical jungles, could the Florida Everglades--the famous river of grass--be affected by the Gulf oil spill? While current estimates are that little if any oil entered the Loop Current or reached the Everglades, this area is a significant national natural resource, and to study the effects of the spill on seagrasses and mangrove forests in and near the...

2010-06-17 10:40:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Employer Services announced that it will collect donations at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference in San Diego this year for the Gulf Restoration Network to help in the cleanup and preservation of Gulf Coast shores. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090119/CLM026LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090119/CLM026LOGO ) Mangrove's now-famous annual promo invites show attendees to log into an online...

2010-06-01 08:41:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangrove Employer Services announces the addition of Jim Costello, payroll and HR industry veteran, as Chief Operating Officer to its diverse Executive team. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090119/CLM026LOGO ) Jim brings a phenomenal background to Mangrove, spanning over 30 years in the Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits outsourcing industries. He has held senior leadership positions in Sales, Operations, and Customer Support for some...

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2009-12-26 09:20:00

On the 5th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, an international scientific team has cautioned against claims that "Ëœbioshields' - belts of coastal trees - offer protection from tsunami or storm surges. In fact, planting alien trees along exposed coastlines will do more harm than good, by destroying local ecosystems, displacing people and taking money away from more effective coastal defense projects, according to the scientists. In the wake of the Indian Ocean Tsunami that...

2009-08-21 14:38:50

Much of coastal Africa's food supply is being threatened by the destruction of swampy mangrove forests, NASA scientists warn. The groves are being destroyed by pollution, real estate development, and deforestation necessary to sustain large-scale commercial shrimp farming, Lola Fatoyinbo, an environmental scientist with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, said Friday in a release. The groves are essential breeding grounds for fish and shellfish in tropical African countries such as Mozambique...


Latest Mangrove Reference Libraries

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2009-02-21 20:30:52

The Beach Stone-curlew (Esacus giganteus) also known as the Beach Thick-knee, is a species of bird found in Australia and the islands of South-east Asia. It is a resident of undisturbed open beaches, exposed reefs, mangroves, and tidal sand flats. Its large range includes coastal eastern Australia as far south as far eastern Victoria, the northern Australian coast and nearby islands, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. It is uncommon through most of its range....

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2008-04-28 13:38:07

The Madagascar Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis bernieri), is a species of bird from the Threskiornithidae family. It is found in Madagascar and Seychelles. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, estuarine waters, intertidal flats, and coastal saline lagoons. The Madagascar Sacred Ibis is threatened due to habitat loss.

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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