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2009-02-09 12:16:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as interest in environmental issues skyrockets, the reporters who cover these topics are being laid off left and right. At the Wilson Center on February 12, four journalists and media experts will discuss this and other issues: What does the future hold for science and environmental journalism, in print, broadcast, and online? Will the new administration change the strained relationship between environmental agencies and reporters? Will...

2009-02-05 16:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new book Sex and War: How Biology Explains Warfare and Terrorism and Offers a Path to a Safer World traces the evolution of warfare from its origins to the present day, finding common biological roots for terrorism, slavery, and the subjugation of women. On February 11 at the Wilson Center, co-author Malcolm Potts will argue that evolution is not destiny, however, and that simple strategies can help the biology of peace win out over the...

2009-02-02 08:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Is there such a thing as 'peak water'? There is a vast amount of water on the planet -- but we are facing a crisis of running out of sustainably managed water," said Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute. "Humans already appropriate over 50 percent of all renewable and accessible freshwater flows, and yet billions still lack the most basic water services." On February 4 at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Gleick will answer these urgent...

2009-01-12 15:19:00

Wilson's SoCal Appearances Include 'An Evening With Brian Wilson' at GRAMMY Museum, Three Guitar Center Autograph Events, Concerts at The Wiltern in LA and San Diego's House Of Blues, and World Premiere of New Documentary at Santa Barbara International Film Festival HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Music legend Brian Wilson has confirmed several Southern California appearances and concerts around Capitol/EMI's January 27 release of his new That Lucky Old Sun DVD. On January 13,...

2008-10-29 15:00:18

LAKE BLUFF, Ill., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding another installment to one of the most enduring marketing collaborations in motion picture history, Champagne Bollinger will partner with QUANTUM OF SOLACE, the James Bond adventure releasing in theatres worldwide November 2008. The partnership marks the 11th Bond film in which Champagne Bollinger has been featured as 007's Champagne of choice, beginning with Moonraker in 1979. William Terlato, President and Chief Executive Officer of...

2008-09-27 03:00:33

By John Canalis LONG BEACH - A single case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at Wilson High School, city health officials said Friday. Authorities would not identify the victim or say if the infected party was a student, teacher, staff member or volunteer. "One individual has active tuberculous," said Dr. Helene Calvet, city health officer. A number of students and staff "may have had significant exposure," to the infected party, according to a statement from the Long Beach...

2008-09-18 18:00:19

By JORDAN RAUBOLT Floodwaters have receded at Wilson's Fitness Center, but repairing the damage will take some time. Wilson's was one of several low-lying businesses affected by last weekend's rainfall, which totaled nearly 5 inches from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon. Water covered Wilson's lower-level parking lot and the nearby Missouri Athletic Center, or MAC, through Monday morning. Lisa Acton, manager of Wilson's, said staff members and volunteers worked all day Monday to...

2008-08-30 09:00:54

By Spooner, Melba Flowers, Claudia; Lambert, Richard; Algozzine, Bob Abstract: The authors surveyed student teachers in a yearlong internship and their peers in a traditional semester-long internship to compare perceptions across different practice teaching experiences. All participants were enrolled in the same university and were similar across gender, age, ethnicity, and undergraduate educational experiences. The students in the yearlong internship reported a better relationship with...

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By Zeppel, Heather ABSTRACT: Marine wildlife tours can provide a range of education and conservation benefits for visitors, including emotional (i.e., affective) responses and learning (i.e., cognition). Interpretive programs cover the biology, ecology, and behavior of marine species; best practice guidelines; and human threats to marine areas. The author reviews the education and conservation benefits of 18 marine wildlife experiences with dolphins, whales, and marine turtles by using (a)...

2008-08-26 03:00:49

By Renn, Kristen A Jessup-Anger, Eric R The National Study of New Professionals in Student Affairs is a year-long study of the transition of 90 new professionals to their first full-time job in the field. Data collection for this qualitative study was conducted monthly through an online survey system. We report findings of the study that bear on graduate program curricula, administrative practice, and future research. Implications address the content and process of graduate education in...


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2012-06-14 04:12:39

Symbol: ZYGR Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Zygodon Hook. & Taylor – zygodon moss Species   Zygodon...

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2012-06-14 08:38:30

Symbol: TOPA8 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortula Hedw. – tortula moss Species   Tortula papillosa Wilson –...

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2012-06-14 08:39:34

Symbol: TOFR70 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Tortella (Lindb.) Limpr. – tortella moss Species   Tortella fragilis (Hook....

2012-06-14 09:35:30

Symbol: SPRU4 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPCAT Sphagnum capillaceum (Weiss.) Schrank var. tenellum (Schimp.) Andrews   SPCAT3 Sphagnum capillifolium (Ehrh.) Hedw. var. tenellum (Schimp.) H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses...

2012-06-14 09:35:59

Symbol: SPLE6 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   SPOB3 Sphagnum obesum (Wilson) Warnst.   SPRU7 Sphagnum rufescens Nees & Hornsch.   SPSUR Sphagnum subsecundum Nees var. rufescens (Nees & Hornsch.) Hüb. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida...

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