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'Island of Rats' recovers

Phys Dot Org 08 Mar 2021
"You don't often get the opportunity to return to a remote location and collect data after the fact," said Kurle, who noted that the researchers also compared the survey data with naturally balanced ecosystems on neighboring islands that had never been occupied with rats ... Most island vertebrate extinctions could be averted, new study concludes.

URI Fine Arts Center upgrades receive $57.3M in bond funding

The Narragansett Times 08 Mar 2021
KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center will continue to undergo renovations and improvements, thanks to $57.3 million in bond funding. The funding for this project was part of a larger $107.3 million bond package, which will also allow for major renovations at Rhode Island College and the Community College of Rhode Island.

Time to be cautiously optimistic (Part 2)

Manila Bulletin 08 Mar 2021
Our comparative advantage is in the export of services (which include the OFWs) ... Once lockdowns have become a rarity and Filipinos can travel more freely from one province to another and from one island to another, we shall experience a tourism boom ... There are hundreds of other islands in our Archipelago that can closely compare with Palawan.


Bitchute 08 Mar 2021
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Westerly close to allowing beer at the beach

The Providence Journal 08 Mar 2021
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Officials in Westerly are looking into making the serving of beer while at the beach permanent ... More. Walking RI ... More. Everything you need to know about Rhode Island's post-pause COVID regulations ... How RI compares nationally in COVID stats ... .

In Japan, scientists look to the past to save the future of grasslands

Mongabay 08 Mar 2021
A recent study conducted on Japan’s main island of Honshu suggests the key to conserving these vulnerable ecosystems may lie in their past. By comparing Japan’s old and new grasslands, the study published in Ecological Research finds it may be worth prioritizing the conservation of older grasslands because they have more biodiversity.

Ruth Rodr�guez Fay: 'Achievement gap' based on MCAS, racist test designed to indoctrinate

Worcester Telegram 08 Mar 2021
Roberta Schaefer's op-ed, “Focus on student achievement, not race of candidates,” is an example of “white privileged” and highlights the racial disparities in education and the valid concerns of people of color ... And we learned how history has compared these two Islands in their struggles against an oppressive regime ... .

Michael Walker on BlackBull Markets’ Growth, Industry Vulnerabilities

Finance Magnates 08 Mar 2021
We caught up with Mr ... BlackBull Markets is an ECN broker based in New Zealand, offering hundreds of tradeable instruments on the MT4 and MT5 platforms ... Yes, Australian traders will have the option of multiple offshore island licences, but with much less comparable standards to that of a FMA regulated broker in New Zealand.Suggested articles ... ....

Grand Island’s taxable sales dip under $1B for 2020

The Grand Island Independent 07 Mar 2021
Taxable sales in Grand Island in 2020, according to the Nebraska Department of Revenue, was down around 6% from 2019, but vehicle sales were up more than 12% for the year. Taxable sales in 2020 were $984,059,366, compared to $1,043,289,008 in 2019 ... From June through December, Grand Island’s economy saw about a 3% decline in taxable sales.

National park visits in Hawaii decline in 2020 amid pandemic

North Shore News 07 Mar 2021
The National Park Service said 589,775 people visited the Big >Island park in 2020 compared with the nearly 1.4 million people who visited the year before, West Hawaii Today reported Saturday ... Puukohola Heiau National Historic Site, on the other side of the Big Island, saw an 82% decline in visitors, officials said.

Species found nowhere else

Santa Barbara News-Press 07 Mar 2021
Channel Islands National Park continues to preserve and protect endemic animals ... COURTESY CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK ... Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands National Park ... “The Channel Islands are extremely important for seabirds because these islands are isolated, and there’s relatively little disturbance compared to the mainland,” Ms.

Handling the gun surge: $545,760 grant to help HPD process firearms permits

West Hawaii Today 07 Mar 2021
Concerns about the coronavirus pandemic coupled with political turmoil could have contributed to an almost doubling in firearms permits and registration on Hawaii Island last year compared to 2019, leading to a waiting list at the Police Department of up to three months.

As I See It: No one’s life liberty or property are safe when the Legislature ...

West Hawaii Today 07 Mar 2021
Are there proportionally more impaired drivers on Hawaii? Why? Is the proportion higher than other islands, or is it that they have to drive a lot farther to get home, on more challenging roads? Comparing rural Hawaii (45 people per square mile) to urban Honolulu (2,000 per square mile) is like comparing West Virginia to Miami.

March 6 High school sports roundup: Lewiston-Altura boys win four straight; WSHS gymnastics sets a season-high

Winona Daily News 07 Mar 2021
LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Altura High School boys basketball team won their fourth game in a row with a 65-48 victory over section 1AA foe Pine Island Saturday afternoon. It was also the sixth win in their past seven games for the Cardinals who improve to 10-5 overall ... As a team, the Cardinals made 10 3s compared to just three for Pine Island ... Big 9 ... .

How RI compares nationally in COVID stats

The Providence Journal 06 Mar 2021
Here is how Rhode Island compares with the other 49 states, statistically, in its response to the coronavirus crisis. 3 Rhode Island had the third-most newly identified cases of coronavirus per capita among the 50 states over the last seven days. 17 Rhode Island had the ...

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