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Amazon Region a Biological Treasure Trove

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, October 27, 2010,
The Amazon region is being hailed as a treasure trove of biological diversity by the World Wildlife Fund.  Studies made by the Fund between 1999 and 2009 have revealed 1.220 new species of animals and plants, including a large brown hairy spider with neon blue fangs and a huge catfish that feeds on monkeys.  Scientists are worried, however, that these species may be wiped out.  In the last 50 years, an area twice the size of Spain has been destroyed in the Amazon by logging interests and farm...
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Edwin Newman Update

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, In : Celebrities 
Updating our breaking story on Edwin Newman's death: NBC announced that Mr. Newman died of pneumonia in Oxford, England on August 13.  Newman and his wife had moved to Oxford in 2007 in order to be closer to their daughter.  NBC further added that the family delayed the report of his passing in order to give them time to grieve privately.
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New Species Found In Indonesia

Posted by ChiefJack Hawk on Friday, August 27, 2010, In : Science 
A recent three week mission to Indonesia's coastal waters has revealed at least 50 new animal and plant species living there.  Over 100 hours of video and some 100,000 photos were taken by a robot submarine's HD equipment.  Scientists were amazed to see that crinioids, or sea lillies, which were abundant in prehistoric seas but very rare today, grow in large numbers and varieties here.  Among the oddities spotted durig the video exploration sea spiders the size of dinner plates, a purple colo...
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About Chief Jack

Chief Jack Hawk Chief Jack has hosted The Mohawk Radio Show since August 1969. He is a champion for the cause of Indie artists, and many Indies have had great success since having their music played on the station. He is a Mohawk chief who played with a Canadian band for about 10 years. He publishes articles under the name Jacques Boulerice for Yahoo! Voices and is working on a new movie script.



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