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NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, measuring 5,052 square miles this summer — approximately the size of Connecticut. The measurements were taken during the 30th annual hypoxia survey cruise from July 27 to August 2.
HIV infection is linked to a significantly lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS).
By establishing a Master Patient Index (MPI) and longitudinal patient record for over 750,000 Medicaid/CHIP beneficiaries, Mississippi improves patient safety and care EMERYVILLE,
GULFPORT, Miss., Aug.
“Hu Meena, C Spire CEO is growing his company by helping Mississippi grow.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 02, 2014
Vincent Tompkins of Lula, MS has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National
MCLEAN, Va., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Jason Taylor president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS. Taylor will also serve as U.S.
GULFPORT, Miss., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit
Biofuels Research: "More than 100 million acres along Mississippi and Missouri Rivers unsuitable for traditional crops but ideal for biomass" ST.
The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...
The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...
Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Division Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision Musci Class Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass Sphagnidae Order Sphagnales Family Sphagnaceae Genus Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....
The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...
The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...
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