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2012-01-29 11:51:43

In response to climate change, will a postage-sized-domain move uphill--and ultimately out of room? Climate change is on your porch and in your backyard and living room--anywhere you bedeck with flowering plants. Global warming affects favorite flowers of garden and vase. This is true of plants around the world, including the proteas and the pelargoniums native to South Africa. Pelargoniums are wild ancestors of common geraniums. Proteas, with their vase-shaped bracts surrounding...

2012-01-04 11:43:58

The Bechstein´s bat or Myotis bechsteinii lives in deciduous forests. It used to be very common in the Holocene era, but today there are only a few dispersed groups, despite the fact that a colony can be found almost anywhere in Europe. It has been rendered vulnerable by human interference and forest destruction. And this has even led to confusion about its origin, as the biologist María Napal has shown. In fact, the natural habitat of the Bechstein´s bat is said to be...

2010-12-16 16:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Coastal Commission today took final action to permanently protect 75 acres of undeveloped land in the southern section of the City of Laguna Beach, known as the Hobo Aliso Ridge. The settlement with Driftwood Properties, LLC addresses the unpermitted clearance of several acres of rare habitat, as well as the unpermitted placement of several thousand sandbags, gravel/dirt berms, drainage pipes, and other development...

2010-08-04 15:33:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern / 10:00 a.m. Central to discuss its second quarter 2010 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-Q for the quarter ending June 30, 2010 prior to the conference call. To review results for the quarter before the call, a copy of the 10-Q can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at...

2010-05-06 05:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern / 10:00 a.m. Central to discuss its first quarter 2010 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-Q for the quarter ending March 31, 2010 prior to the conference call. To review results for the quarter before the call, a copy of the 10-Q can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at...

2010-04-07 06:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 14, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern / 10:00 a.m. Central to discuss its fourth quarter 2009 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2009 prior to the conference call. To review results for the year before the call, a copy of the 10-K can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at...

2010-02-16 15:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. ("Chaparral") today announced that it is withdrawing a previously announced $400 million private placement of senior notes. The proceeds were to have been used to repay indebtedness under its existing credit facility and for general corporate purposes. About Chaparral Energy Chaparral Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas production and exploitation company, headquartered in Oklahoma City. Since its inception in...

2009-11-09 15:10:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chaparral Energy, Inc. announced today that it will hold a conference call on Thursday, November 12, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Central to discuss its third quarter 2009 financial and operating results. The Company plans to file its form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 2009 prior to the conference call. To review results for the third quarter before the call, a copy of the 10-Q can be downloaded from Chaparral Energy's website at...

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2009-07-30 09:50:00

An international research team has developed a mathematical and cartographical model that make it possible to view how Mediterranean landscapes evolve in the aftermath of forest fires. In order to carry out this research study, published recently in the journal Environmental Modelling & Software, the authors studied a Special Protection Area for Birds to the south west of Madrid."We have developed a model that shows on maps how various types of plants develop in a Mediterranean landscape,...


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Micro Frog, Microbatrachella Capensis
2013-07-16 12:33:22

The Micro Frog (Microbatrachella capensis) is a minute species of frog belonging to the Pyxicephalidae family, in the monotypic genus Microbatrachella. At about .71 inches long, it is one of the smallest regional species. Its color varies from rufous brown with dark mottling, to tan or green, depending on the population. It is native to the south-western Cape area of South Africa, with a single population located on the Cape Flats of Cape Town and a series of populations on the eastern...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'