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Red List overlooks island species

... Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Red list are an essential tool for evaluating the ... at all". After analysing the basis for the Red list criteria, Martn Esquivel discovered that "almost ... in the Canary Islands), are not covered by Red list criteria for threatened species. As invertebrates ...

Afghanistan releases its first-ever list of protected species

... heritage, has released the country's first-ever list of protected species now banned from hunting or harvest. The wide-ranging list of endangered and threatened species includes ... IUCN Red List. By the end of 2009, WCS says the list may be expanded to as many as 70 species. "The ...

Scientists announce top 10 new species, issue SOS

... top 10 new species described in 2008. On the list are a pea-sized seahorse, caffeine-free coffee ... around four axes). Rounding out this year's list are a palm that flowers itself to death, a ghost ... a highly prized ornamental. Also on the top 10 list is caffeine-free coffee from Cameroon. Coffea ...

Scientists announce top 10 new species; issue SOS

... top 10 new species described in 2008. On the list are a pea-sized seahorse, caffeine-free coffee ... around four axes). Rounding out this year's list are a palm that flowers itself to death, a ghost ... a highly prized ornamental. Also on the top 10 list is caffeine-free coffee from Cameroon. Coffea ...

Women double fruit, veggie intake with switch to Mediterranean diet plan

... by registered dietitians and provided with a list of guidelines on the amount of certain foods they ... consumed at the beginning of the study. The list included suggested servings, or exchanges, of ... of the recommended levels, they were given a list of foods that are rich in that nutrient. They ...

World Food Day brings attention to food security around the globe

... and help on this historic day. Please review the list below for ideas provided by the FAO. ... in your local community, you can review the list of National WFD USA Sponsors and find out what is ... them for additional information or ideas. The list can be found at ...

New and revised limits ensure safety in the workplace

... German Research Foundation) submitted the annual list of MAK and BAT Values to the Federal Ministry for ... 60 changes and additions to the current list are proposed, with its maximum concentrations of ... including dimethyl sulphurous oxide the list specifies MAK Values, and in a further four cases ...

Toxic chemicals found in common scented laundry products, air fresheners

... as common. Manufacturers are not required to list the ingredients used in laundry products and air ... required by the Food and Drug Administration to list ingredients, no law requires products of any kind to list chemicals used in fragrances. "Fragrance ...

The endocannabinoids: Functional roles and therapeutic opportunities

... last decade they have been found to affect a long list of processes, from anxiety, depression, cancer ... reaction of the mammalian body to a long list of neurological diseases such as multiple ... reaction of the mammalian body to a long list of neurological diseases such as multiple ...

Examining the Lacey Act

... already established when they were added to the list and continued to spread after their listing. The ... an average of more that three and a half years to list a species in this way. According to the ... there was a movement to limit importation to a list of low-risk wildlife, but ...

New study shows greenback cutthroat trout involved in recovery effort misidentified

... Greenback cutthroats were added to the federal list of endangered species in 1978. State and ... positioning the greenback for removal from the list of federally protected species. "But the new ... to being removed from the endangered species list than when it originally was listed," Martin said. ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... technologies from across industry, government and academia. The complete list of R&D 100 awards is available online at www.rdmag.com . A list of DOE's winning sites, technologies and corresponding press releases is ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... had done extensive study of pollution in the Caribbean Sea, compiling a list of sites in the Caribbean having high pollution levels. UNEPs list served as the basis for identifying the projects areas of study. Puerto ...

Genes from tiny marine algae suggest unsuspected avenues for new research

... the atmosphere. Worden's team spent four years compiling a complete list of the approximately 21 million chemical building blocks (called bases) ... sequence and making meaning of the sequence. For example, there is a huge list of genes that contain 'domains of unknown function.' We've seen these ...

NAS annual meeting, April 25-28

... . Reporters can register in advance to receive the list of new members via e-mail. Various public sessions will be held in the ... the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal. For the list of award recipients, visit ...

UC San Diego bioengineering professor trey ideker wins 2009 Overton Prize

... the top five programs in the nation every year for the past decade. The list of press releases (below) from UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering ... a glimpse into Ideker's research program. Following the press release list is more information on Ideker's career and research profileinformation ...

Basic research critical to America's economic recovery

... through job creation, spin-off companies, and supporting industries. (View list here.) "We recognize that the President and Congress face an enormous ... also have an immediate and direct impact on the economy. As the attached list illustrates, research universities are often among the largest employers ...

Mammals that hibernate or burrow less likely to go extinct

... 443 mammals that exhibit at least one sleep-or-hide behavior. Their list includes tunneling and burrowing animals like moles and chipmunks, as well ... metabolic rates like squirrels, bats and bears. The sleep-or-hide list was then compared with "Red List" of threatened species compiled by the ...

Louisiana Tech physicists highlight top 10 science stories of 2008

... of the world's premier science and technology news magazines, released its list of the Top 100 Stories for 2008 and features two projects involving ... of these two projects, ranking the LHC story at #1 on its Top 10 of 2008 list and the "invisibility cloak" story at #7. "This recognition by ...

Chemistry professor 1 of only 3 at UH to achieve prestigious AAAS status

... nominations of each individual within its respective section, and a final list was forwarded to the AAAS Council that then voted on the final list of recipients. The council is the policymaking body of AAAS, chaired ...

Smithsonian puts tropical eastern Pacific shore fishes online

... faunas greatly speeds up comparative searches. It is possible to list species endemic to an area, species that likely occur in an area based on ... which species should be included in different categories of their Red list of endangered species. Previously, this was done based on incomplete lists ...

Smithsonian puts tropical Eastern-Pacific shore fishes online

... faunas greatly speeds up comparative searches. It is possible to list species endemic to an area, species that likely occur in an area based on ... which species should be included in different categories of their Red list of endangered species. Previously, this was done based on incomplete lists ...

Oak Ridge supercomputer is the world's fastest for science

... of the Jaguar system is separately ranked second and eighth on the current list of Top500 supercomputers in the world. "This accomplishment is the ... of the avalanche of data Jaguar generates. Twice a year, the TOP500 list ranks powerful computing systems on their speed in running a benchmark ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Precise Biometrics as a Key Player in the Non-AFIS Fingerprint Market

... customer satisfaction levels. The company's credibility lies in its long list of customers in diverse verticals, including finance, government, ... venture agreement in China. Precise Biometrics is listed on the small cap list at the Nordic Exchange in Sweden (symbol:PREC). For more information, ...

7 Texas mammals listed as threatened on Global Mammal Assessment

... Science . A news release prepared by the IUCN on the assessment's Red list of threatened species can be found at: www.iucn.org (then scroll down to "IUCN Red list reveals world's mammals in crisis"). WHO: The Global Mammal Assessment, a ...

Are we trading energy conservation for toxic air emissions?

... Estonia, which relies heavily on coal-powered energy generation, tops the list as the country that would see the greatest reduction in mercury emissions ... by the greatest overall amount. Other countries near the top of the list include Romania, Bulgaria and Greece; within the U.S., North Dakota, New ...

McGill conference on Global Food Crisis draws impressive list of international participants

... Conference on Global Food Security (Sept. 24-26) has attracted a long list of important players in key organizations around the world to discuss ... as looking ahead to ways to solve these crippling problems. Here's a list of some of the key conference participants. Kanayo Nwanze As ...

1/3 of reef-building corals face extinction

... Nature (IUCN) and Conservation International (CI) to apply the IUCN Red list Categories and Criteria to this important group of marine species. ... The results of the coral species assessment will be placed on the IUCN Red list of Threatened Species in October 2008. Currently, the assessments can be ...

Scientists announce top 10 new species, issue SOS

... today announce the top 10 new species described in 2007. On the list are an ornate sleeper ray, with a name that sucks: Electrolux; a ... electrical device used to suck the detritus from carpets. Also on the list is a 75-million-year-old giant duck-billed dinosaur Gryposaurus ...

Macadamia nuts can be included in heart healthy diet

... macadamia nuts are not included in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's list of nuts with qualified health claims because the cut-off point is 4 grams ... the bottom line is that Macadamia nuts probably should be included in the list of nuts to have a qualified health claim," says Kris-Etherton. ...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

... open-ocean shark and ray species that now qualify for the IUCN's Red list of Threatened Species, which includes species listed as Critically ... shark, a coastal species, which will be listed on the 2008 IUCN Red list as globally Endangered due to overfishing and high demand in the shark fin ...

PNNL's Richard Smith named to prestigious Scientific American 50 list of outstanding leaders

... in the 2007 Scientific American 50. Each year the magazine recognizes its list of 50 key contributors in science and technology. Smith shared the honor ... Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The complete list of this years winners for the SA 50 appears in the January 2008 issue of ...

Setting a course for the future of tissue engineering

... useful to all participants in the field says Dr. Johnson. Leading the list of strategic initiatives is angiogenic control, which defines the ability ... blood supply to nourish their development and survival. Next on the list is stem cell science, which encompasses an understanding of stem cell ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Washington Dulles International Airport

... this data against a joint Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)-DHS watch list of criminals, immigration violators and known or suspected terrorists. Watch list data comes from several sources, in particular the Department of Defense ...

Further development of Water Framework Directive necessary

... an increasingly limited role. "For instance, the insecticide DDT is on the list even though it was banned in most Western industrialised nations as far ... longer used. From our point of view, it would be better for this important list to set out not just priority substances with appropriate quality ...

Researchers examine world's potential to produce biodiesel

... and have large volumes of vegetable oils, all the countries on our list - even if they aren't on our top ten list - they could do this," he says. The idea for the analysis first struck ...

Story ideas from Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

... by studying proteins in the brain Researchers report the most complete list so far of the proteins present in the cerebral cortex the outermost layer ... Zhang and his team are now trying to determine the most comprehensive list of all the proteins that are working in other brain regions, such as the ...

City birds better than rural species in coping with human disruption

... birdwatchers around the world were sent questionnaires that asked them to list 10 common native breeding birds found in their cities. The responses ... occupied the area where the city is now. Some birds on the urban list starlings, parrots, crows, sparrows, pigeons and doves would be expected ...

AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... J. Pitman: Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and collaborators (for complete list see online abstract at link below.) Source: Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) paper 10.1029/2009GL039076, 2009; ...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

... DNA computing device in 2001. So small that a trillion fit in a drop of water, that device was able to perform such simple calculations as checking a list of 0s and 1s to determine if there was an even number of 1s. A newer version of the device, created in 2004, detected cancer in a test tube and ...
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