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Brief history of the Ocean Acidification through time.

At the end of the nineteenth century Svante Arrhenius and Thomas Chamberlain were among the few scientists that explored the relationship between carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere and global warming. 778 more words

Disparitia dinozaurilor - un mister inca si in vremurile noastre.


Era Mezozoica a fost denumita ”Dino’s time” pentru ca dinozaurii au cunoscut dezvoltarea maxima si au dominat Terra timp de aprox. 186 milioane de ani din toata istoria de 4,55 miliarde de ani a Pamantului, adica atat cat a durat si aceasta era, impartita in perioadele Triasic (251-200 milioane de ani i.e.n.), Jurasic  (200-145 milioane de ani i.e.n.) si Cretacic (145-65 milioane de ani i.e.n.). 1,476 more words

ConocoPhillips projects Eagle Ford growth and more

ConocoPhillips NYSE: COP CEO Ryan Lance told analysts that the exploration and production giant plans to increase its resources by nearly 40 percent in Texas’ Eagle Ford shale as the company aims for about 5 percent annual growth.The Houston-based company is focused on unconventional production in the “prolific” Eagle Ford play and plans to generate 250,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the region by 2017.“ConocoPhillips’ wells in the Eagle Ford have the highest oil rates per well and are leading the industry in value,” Lance said. 44 more words

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OPEC is Concerned about rising U.S. Tight Oil Production

  • OPEC’s global oil supply dominance has not really been threatened by an independent country in its 50-year history.
  • This is until now, with the U.S. posing a real concern to OPEC.
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Heroes of Evolution: the Trilobite

I broke a spoon; I carved a trilobite with my pocket knife and a nail. It’s a teaser because now I should find some sandpaper and stain. 113 more words

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A Prehistoric Murder Mystery: Culprits Still at Large

It was a bright and cheerful morning, with birds chirping outside and a hint of spring in the air. But inside my cubicle, things weren’t looking nearly as sunny. 972 more words