Archive: 23/06/2011

Endangered species hit hard by historic Ariz. fire

(AP) -- The largest wildfire in Arizona history left a charred landscape of blackened forest, burned-out vehicle hulks and charred fireplaces as it destroyed more than 30 homes. It also inflicted a serious toll on an ecosystem ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Environment
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Dairy manure goes urban

When natural ecosystems are replaced by roads, homes, and commercial structures, soil is negatively impacted. Studies have shown that, among other issues, distressed urban soils are often significantly compacted, may have ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Environment
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Oracle's profit tops Street, but worries surface

(AP) -- Oracle Corp.'s latest quarterly results Thursday underscore the critical role its software business plays despite its push to become a more well-rounded technology vendor by selling computer servers.

dateJun 23, 2011 in Business
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