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2011-03-10 23:28:16

A new study by scientists from Maryland and Colorado using American kestrels, a surrogate test species for raptorial birds, suggests that they are at greater risk from poisoning from the rodenticide diphacinone than previous believed. The research, published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, considers the threat posed by diphacinone as its usage increases following restrictions on the use of similar pesticides. "Recent restrictions on the use of some rodenticides may result in...

2011-03-03 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, MARCH 4: OWLS Profile America -- Friday, March 4th. A festival gets under way today in Houston, Minnesota, that is literally a hoot -- it's the annual International Festival of Owls. The whole thing got started with the discovery of a great horned owl chick that had fallen out of its nest...

2011-02-02 00:00:48

MarkleyWorks LLC offers a solution that is easy to use, flexible, and a powerful time saver. The ever-growing mountain of personal information that people must manage in today's world steals time, energy, productivity, and the ability to relax and enjoy life. This problem is universal and nearly overwhelming, but it can be brought under control with MarkleyWorks' new product. Tampa, Florida (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 MarkleyWorks, LLC, a privately-owned small business, announced today...

2011-01-07 14:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- White Owl announced today a new way to Go Green with the introduction of new White Owl FoilFresh(TM) Green Sweets Cigarillos. Sweets cigarillos represent over 1 billion of the cigars sold in the mass market cigar category and are 54% of all small HTL cigars sales. White Owl Green Sweets leverages the fast growing trends in the category. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110107/PH26655 ) (Logo:...

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2010-09-06 08:48:41

An international collaboration led by a University of Pennsylvania anthropologist has shown that environmental factors, like temperature and light, play as much of a role in the activity of traditionally nocturnal monkeys as the circadian rhythm that regulates periods of sleep and wakefulness. The study also indicates that when the senses relay information on these environmental factors, it can influence daily activity and, in the case of a particular monkey species, may have even produced...

2010-04-05 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- White Owl announced today the launch of the ultimate sweets cigar, White Owl FoilFresh(TM) Sweets. The newest addition to the White Owl Cigarillo product line will first ship on April 5th . "White Owl FoilFresh(TM) Sweets will prove to be a winner for two reasons," says Katherine Macomber, White Owl Brand Manager, "flavor and freshness. Our latest addition is a long sought after addition to the White Owl portfolio of intensely flavored products."...

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2009-12-10 13:45:00

A new experiment by federal biologists will try to determine if killing the aggressive barred owl that has invaded old growth forests of the Northwest would help the spotted owl, which is protected, The Associated Press reported. A formal study from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether the experiment is plausible and will set the terms for how it is to be carried out. The study will be available for public comment and is expected to be completed by fall 2010. Fish and...

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2009-11-25 09:40:17

A journey that started with a box of bird feet carried three Montana State University graduate students into the gruesome world of raptors and led to their findings being published in a prominent journal. Normally focused on dinosaurs, the students compared the claws and killing methods of four types of raptors and published a paper about their research in the Nov. 25th issue of PLoS One, a scientific journal published online by the Public Library of Science. The birds of prey that were...

2009-11-03 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the signing of an exclusive world-wide publishing agreement with No. 1 songwriter/artist Adam Young of Owl City. The publishing deal encompasses all of the Owl City catalogue, including Adam's major label debut Ocean Eyes. "We couldn't be happier to be working with David Renzer, Tom Sturges, Evan Lamberg and the entire UMPG team," said Steve Bursky, management of Owl City. "Their creativity and...

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2009-07-13 15:44:24

U.S. biologists say the 700-mile security wall under construction along the United States-Mexico border could significantly threaten wildlife. The scientists said the wall would alter the movement and connectivity of wildlife and the animals' potential isolation might be a threat to populations of some species. But the researchers said technology and design alterations could dramatically improve the potential for animals to move more freely between the two countries. Oregon State University...