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    ALIBUT HERALDJuly 9, 2009

    Shark Photos Are Jaw-some

    VIEW FULL SLIDESHOW: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2525982/Shark-photos-are-jaw-


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    ow the Turtle's Shell Developed

    entists have revealed a spectacular insight intoe evolution - how the unique animals get theirlls.AD ON:p://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/814266

    Paws Up: All-Pet Airline Hits S

    All commercial airlines allow a limited number of small pets to flycabin. Others must travel as checked bags or in the cargo hold

    and sometimes dangerous place where temperatures can vary

    Pet Airways will fly a pet between five major cities NewWashington, Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles. The $250 one-way

    comparable to pet fees at the largest U.S. aREA


    llies Fitted with Microchips toonitor Movements

    not an easy job, but scientists have fitted microchips31 jellyfish in an attempt to monitor their movements

    he first project of its kind.AD ON:p://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/5777821/Jelsh-fitted-with-microchips-to-monitor-vements.html

    Surviving Mass Extinction by Leading a Double

    Drifting across the world's oceans are a group of unicellular microorganisms that are not only a crucial source of food fo

    marine life -- but their fossils, which are found in abundance, pscientists with an extraordinary record of climatic change an

    major events in the history of the

    READ ON:http://www.physorg.com/news16679058

    ee Monthly Wallpaperoking for something new to spice up your PC/MAC?







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    gging Technology to Track Trash

    hoped that making people confront the final journeyheir waste will make them reduce what they throway."You throw something into the garbage and a lot oforget about it. It gets buried, it gets burned, it gets

    pped overseas."e Trash Track aims to make that process - termed themoval chain" - more transparent.AD ON & WATCH VIDEO:p://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8149183.stmOJECT TRASH TRACK:p://www.inhabitat.com/2009/07/16/track-your-sh-want-to-know-where-your-starbucks-cup-ends-

    ree Your Water: Fundamentals of a Rainwaterarvesting System

    many areas of the country, a water-conserving household can provide for all itsater needs from what it can catch off its roof. If the graywater and potentially theackwater/humanure is also recycled for landscaping, each home can become andependent and sustainable part of the local ecology. We often speak of living off ournual income of solar energy, so it makes sense that we should try to live off ournual income of rainwater as well.

    EAD ON:http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/free-your-water-fundamentals-a-rainwater-harvesting-system/

    Will Allens Good Food Manifesto for America

    Urban farmer Will Allen was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2008. TheFellowship is a $500,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals whave shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to domore.Will Allen's Growing Power Community Food Center brings farskills, healthy food and a sense of community connection to urban yoand adults.READ ON & VIDEO:http://www.4real.com/blog/details.asp?p=4REAL&rid=8638

    How to Build Self WateMini Ga



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    xis Mundi Unveils Alternative Design for MoMA Tower

    solutely unforgettable with its trippy design, the stacked building is an obviousmage to the technicolor treasures that would be housed within its walls. To makegs even more interesting, Axis Mundi explains that its concept is a revolutionary

    y to express and organize tall buildings as Vertical Neighborhoods (imagine takingow of several city blocks, ripping it out of the ground, and turning it on its side).AD ON: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/07/16/axis-mundi-unveils-alternative-sign-for-moma-tower/

    Barcoding Millions of TreesCould Relieve Global Warm

    The purpose of the barcodes is to help fircomply with the stringent laws on importisustainable timber into the United StatesEurope, but they could also fight deforeswhich amounts to approximately one fifthglobal emissions of carbon dioxide.Whats to stop criminals from simply cuttibarcodes off of the trees? Put simply, itsthe barcode itself that deters would-be trestealers, its the fact that leaving the forecarrying a huge log withouta barcode is difficult to do - hopefully so difficult that itlonger worth it to criminals.READ ON:http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/07/16/bng-millions-of-trees-could-relieve-globwarming/

    rganic Chocolate Ice Cream Taste Test

    AD ON: http://www.mnn.com/food/markets-groceries/blogs/organic-ocolate-ice-cream-taste-test

    olphin Inspired Personal Submarines

    UN Tackles 'Climate Harm' S

    The United Nations is discussing rules to csoaring emission of greenhouse gases froshipping.Shipping now accounts for more than 3% annual global emissions.That is more than the entire UK economy.But, like aviation, it has no controls on itsgreenhouse gasesREAD ON:



    READ ON &VIDEO:http://www.toxel.com/tech/2009/07/09/dolphin-inspired-personal-submarines/

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    ome into the Gift Shop this week & seeall the new and exciting products wehave to offer. Its summer time whichmeans lots of great new products are

    making their appearances on ourshelves!

    Drop by and see our new assortment ofags, wallets, luggage tags and passport

    holders in an assortment of motifs andcolours. Bright and beautiful just like

    summer time.

    Large Walletsregular: $24.99 staff: $17.49

    Small Walletsregular: $22.99 staff: $16.09

    Pursesregular: $54.99 staff: $38.49

    Passport Holdersre ular: 24.99 staff: 17.49

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    Archival Photo

    Murray Newman with School Children, 1962. Photo: Cunningham.

    Library NewsGet your up-to-the minutes news via RSS feed from the librarys Whats new pages. Currently, there are two Whats new pagrunning a variety of interesting news feeds

    Whats New Animals and Nature for news about birds, reptiles, marine mammals, and places such as the Arctichttp://aquanet.vanaqua.org/IS/CRS/Lib/Pages/WhatsNewAnimalsandNature.aspx

    Whats New Business and General for news about business, finance, tourism, visitor experience and marketinghttp://aquanet.vanaqua.org/IS/CRS/Lib/Pages/What%27sNewBGN.aspx

    News on Environmental conservation and education will soon be available via the Conservation Currenthttp://aquanet.vanaqua.org/IS/CRS/Lib/ConservationCurrent/Pages/Default.aspx

    Did you know that the Library has access to over 100 journals and magazines??At least 80 of these are available full text online.For a complete hyperlinked list, visit the library journals page on Aquanet:http://aquanet.vanaqua.org/IS/CRS/Lib/Pages/Journals.aspx

    As well, you can find new books and movies listed on this page of Aquanet:


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    For Sale: Used DVDs and video games


    Matrix Revolutions 2-Disc version

    Superman Doomsday animated movie

    Ultimate Avengers 2 animated movie

    The Animatrix

    Nintendo Gamecube games

    Crash Bandicoot The Wrath of Cortex

    Spyro Enter the Dragonfly

    Def Jam Fight for NY

    True Crime: New York City

    Medal of Honor: Rising Sun

    NBA Live 2005

    The above are for sale at $7 each, if you buy 3 or more $5/piece

    Also available:

    Super Nintendo games ($4/each or 3 for $10)

    Jim Power: The Lost Dimension in 3D SOLD

    Marios Early Years: Fun With Letters SOLD

    Battle Clash (Requires Superscope to play)

    Nintendo Wii

    *Brand New Copy* (Factory sealed):

    ExciteBots Trick Racing - $40

    If interested please contact Esther:



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    Are you looking to challenge yourself physically? Increase

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    Program Details :

    Fee : $40 per monthNumber of sessions : 8 sessions for 4 weeks ( 2 sessions per week)Time : 4.30 5.30 pm or 5.30 6.30 pm (choose one)Day : Tuesday & ThursdayVenue : Stanley Park

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