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Blue Whales Face Many Challenges Including Fishing Traffic

Blue Whales Face Many Challenges, Including Fishing Traffic

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whales have been endangered by human activity for hundreds of years mainly due to commercial hunting and fishing concerns. A new study from Oregon State University, published in PLOS ONE,...

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2014-07-30 04:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Attorney's Office today altered its allegations against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, filing a new indictment that will replace an indictment filed in April. According to a news release issued by United States Attorney Melinda Haag, the superseding indictment alleges that PG&E obstructed the NTSB's investigation that began immediately after the San Bruno explosion. Additionally, the superseding indictment charges PG&E with 27...

2014-07-29 23:15:33

North Orange County Community College District has selected Regroup, the leading Emergency & Mass Communication provider, for emergency messaging and streamlined day-to-day communication on its campuses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Encompassing around 155 square miles, the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) consists of three major campuses along with numerous other specialized locations around the District. With an enrollment of over 61,000...

2014-07-29 23:06:54

Internet Marketing Ninjas, in association with ClickZ, will be hosting a benefit to help the San Francisco homeless on August 13th. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Internet Marketing Ninjas, along with ClickZ, is proud to announce their joint sponsorship of a charity party on August 13th 2014 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Harlot on 46 Minna Street. This event is a private party open to the first 150 people with a ClickZ Live event pass and includes one free drink. There is a...

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On the heels of Tim Cook’s MacBook Pro Retina refresh announcement, WaterField Designs unveils new custom sizes of two popular laptop bags—the 15-inch Outback Solo and 13-inch Indy; quality and style converge in these svelte carriers. Both look professional enough for business meetings and fashionable enough for anywhere else. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 WaterField Designs, a leading San Francisco manufacturer of custom-fitted laptop sleeves, bags and cases for digital...

2014-07-29 16:31:31

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2014-07-29 12:42:04

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over 5.9 million registered teachers - has acquired Blendspace, a San Francisco-based company providing web-based tools that enable teachers to create digital, self-paced lessons for their classrooms and students. The transaction complements TES Global's strategy to enhance the reach and functionality of its digital resources sharing platforms, which provide over...

2014-07-29 12:41:17

Top executives to discuss how data analytics can give companies an "unfair advantage" SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mixpanel, the leader in mobile analytics, has announced that their second Data Driven Conference -- featuring keynote speaker Marc Andreessen -- has sold out. For those interested in learning how technology's best and brightest are using data to change the world, Mixpanel will be hosting a free live stream of the event. Tune in to hear candid insight...

2014-07-29 12:37:08

California's Largest Utility Announces Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At The White House today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with leaders from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other natural gas companies, presented plans aimed at reducing methane emissions and curbing climate change. PG&E Executive Vice President Nick Stavropoulos participated in the discussion and outlined the company's actions...

2014-07-29 08:40:07

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ON24 for Innovation and Market Performance in Web Event Services for the Fourth Time SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON24, the global leader in webinars and virtual communication solutions, today announced that it has received a 2014 Global Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan in the category of web events. "ON24 continued its reign as the perennial market share leader in the global webcasting and virtual events market with a dominant 27.8...

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Historic Tax Credit Professionals to Gather in Chicago, Discuss State of Preservation Industry San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Experts predict increased activity in the historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC) marketplace as investors adjust to the safe harbor guidance issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in December 2013. The highly anticipated guidance in Revenue Procedure 2014-12 helped answer many of the questions about acceptable partnership structures raised by the...


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2012-06-14 08:19:01

Symbol: TRFL14 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ORFL Orthocarpus floribundus Benth. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 09:53:17

Symbol: SIVE Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, NV, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 09:53:18

Symbol: SIVEV Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 09:53:18

Symbol: SIVEP Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 09:53:23

Symbol: SIVEP2 Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SIOCN Silene occidentalis S. Watson var. nancta Jeps.   SIPL2 Silene platyota S. Watson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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