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Saving two adult eagles per year to save the population of this endangered species

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Saving two adult eagles per year to save the population of this endangered species

- Dying due to electrocution at the power lines is the most common death for Bonelli's eagle (Aquila fasciata), a threatened species in Europe. This is the case of a ringed bird in 2008 -- the baby bird 0M -- in Montserrat Mountain (Barcelona, Spain), that died due to electrocution in 2014 in a place with high density of power lines in a place in Penedès where the baby lived. Electrocution
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Placental RNA may help protect embryo from viruses, study finds

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Placental RNA may help protect embryo from viruses, study finds

- The human placenta is an organ unlike any other. During the course of nine months it is formed by the embryo, sustains life and then is shed. "What that means," said Montserrat Anguera, an assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, "is it has to make very specialized cells, it has to form structures to support itself and the baby, it has to sense cues from
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Montserrat celebrates its annual Calabash Festival | Caribbean News Now
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat -- The island of Montserrat will be celebrating its annual Calabash Festival from Sunday, July 16 through Sunday, July 23, 2017. Organized by the Montserrat Hospitality Association, under the theme “Celebrating Our African Heritage”, the Festival will include a number of activities. Calabash: Celebrating Our African Heritage July 16 – 23 The event is named after the calabash fruit, which has traditionally been used to produce eating utensils, musical instruments, and decorative items   Read More ...
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Montserrat enlists OECS support in dispute with CDB
Montserrat enlists OECS support in dispute with CDB Premier Donaldson Romeo By Tanisha Christopher Reporter at Radio Montserrat (ZJB) BRADES Montserrat -- The government of Montserrat has enlisted the support of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission in its bid to have the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) re-examine its decision to drop Montserrat from its list of Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) beneficiary countries. The bank notified the government earlier this year that Montserrat was no longer eligible to receive financial support under the regional programme   Read More ...
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The UK aid charade... Meanwhile, Montserrat misses out
The UK aid charade... Meanwhile, Montserrat misses out By Mike Jarvis The Don and DfID Masquerade Dance: Quadrille No. 1 An old saying cautions that ‘the light at the end of the tunnel might be the oncoming train’. That being so then, in the case of Montserrat in current circumstances, 'let it be’! At least something’s coming. Mike Jarvis is a freelance journalist and commentator in London Under the harsh glare of relentless   Read More ...
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Reassign UK aid funds from EU to OCTs, says Montserrat premier
Premier Donaldson Romeo By Mike Jarvis LONDON, England -- While the uncertainties surrounding the eventual UK ‘Brexit’ from the European Union continue to be heavily debated throughout the UK, the premier of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, has weighed in with a suggestion that he says is intended to safeguard aid funds that Montserrat and other British Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) receive from the EU. The EU provides financial   Read More ...
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Montserrat's fascinating literary festival
By Cathy Buffonge Caribbean News Now contributor BRADES, Montserrat -- A most interesting literary festival took place in Montserrat during November. Dubbed Alliouagana Festival of the Word, after Montserrat’s Amerindian name, this festival runs every year under a different theme, coordinated by the UWI Open Campus there. This year’s theme was ‘Technology and the Word’, highlighting the shift from the written word to computer driven communication of many varieties.   Read More ...
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CDC issues zika travel alert for Montserrat
ATLANTA, USA -- Following reported local mosquito transmission of zika virus infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued a zika virus travel notice for Montserrat. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with zika virus and are spreading it to people. Because zika virus is primarily spread by mosquitoes, CDC recommends that travelers to Montserrat protect themselves from mosquito   Read More ...
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Alliouagana Festival of the Word begins next week in Montserrat
LITTLE BAY, Montserrat -- The eighth edition of Montserrat’s literary festival begins next week with book launches as well as international speakers. Technology and the Word: Contemporary Manifestations is the theme of the 2016 Alliouagana Festival of the Word (AFW), which will run from November 10 to 13, 2016, at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. According to AFW chair, Gracelyn Cassell, the focus this year is on how technology   Read More ...
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Montserrat Volcano Observatory renews monitoring and research contract with UWI
Governor Elizabeth Carriere and Pro Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Dale Webber sign the new MVO management contract. Photo: Jerely Brown/MVO Dr Richard Robertson (left) and Pro Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, Professor Dale Webber inspect the buried and abandoned city of Plymouth at the foot of the Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat. Photo: Roderick Stewart/MVO BRADES, Montserrat -- The University of the West Indies (UWI) has entered a renewed contract   Read More ...
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Saving two adult eagles per year to save the population of this endangered species
Saving two adult eagles per year to save the population of this endangered species Dying due to electrocution at the power lines is the most common death for Bonelli's eagle (Aquila fasciata), a threatened species in Europe. This is the case of a ringed bird in 2008 -- the baby bird 0M -- in Montserrat Mountain (Barcelona, Spain), that died due to electrocution in 2014 in a place with high density of power lines in a place in Penedès where the baby lived. Electrocution   Read More ...
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Stogie Kenyatta portrays Paul Robeson on stage in Montserrat
Stogie Kenyatta portrays Paul Robeson on stage in Montserrat Photo courtesy of Stogie Kenyatta By Cathy Buffonge Caribbean News Now contributor BRADES, Montserrat -- A most interesting and unusual performance took place at Montserrat’s Cultural Centre recently, when Jamaican actor and comedian Stogie Kenyatta performed his one man show “The World is my Home: the Life and Times of Paul Robeson”. Paul Robeson was born in the US in 1898, and grew up at a time when   Read More ...
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Montserrat residents and former premier outraged at public beach sand mining
Montserrat residents and former premier outraged at public beach sand mining Sand mining at Foxes Bay Beach, Montserrat. Photo: Oslyn Butler FOXES BAY, Montserrat -- Montserrat residents are outraged and seeking answers as to why vast amounts of sand are being removed from Foxes Bay Beach in the south of the island. New photos taken on the beach on Wednesday show the sand being collected and put into trucks belonging to a local mining company. Former premier Reuben Meade   Read More ...
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Poets Corner: Shock Wave
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Show me the money: The Panama Papers and what you should know
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Placental RNA may help protect embryo from viruses, study finds
Placental RNA may help protect embryo from viruses, study finds The human placenta is an organ unlike any other. During the course of nine months it is formed by the embryo, sustains life and then is shed. "What that means," said Montserrat Anguera, an assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, "is it has to make very specialized cells, it has to form structures to support itself and the baby, it has to sense cues from   Read More ...
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Commentary: The View from Europe: Beyond the headlines - Cuba and the wider world
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Puerto Rico ready for Ironman 70.3
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Letter: PNM failure of the highest order
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Letter: No, I will wait for the next bus, go feed the babies
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Commentary: The groovy soca brand
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Letter: Remembering our cooperative heritage and Thomas Saunders
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The King of Soca, Arrow to be named National Hero of Montserrat
The King of Soca, Arrow to be named National Hero of Montserrat BRADES, Montserrat -- The third Annual National Honours and Awards ceremony will award eight Montserratians on Wednesday March 16 at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. The prestigious honour of Order of National Hero will be bestowed on the late Alphonsus ‘Arrow’ Cassell.   Read More ...
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Animators head to Jamaica for KingstOOn
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Letter: The title Honourable and Caribbean Commonwealth leaders
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Barbados bans importation of drones
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British territories mobilise support for Dominica
BRADES, Montserrat -- The British overseas territories of Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands have both mobilised support for Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. The government of Montserrat, with UK Department for International Development support, has decided to deploy   Read More ...
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Montserrat continues steps towards full implementation of CARICOM treaty
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Montserrat is continuing to take steps towards the full implementation of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. Premier Donaldson Romeo gave the assurance that Montserrat, a British Overseas Territory, was continuing its engagements to ensure the timely completion of the   Read More ...
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Plagiarism vs. originality debate takes centre stage in book reading
The novelist Virginia Woolf once said that if you want to come up afresh in thousands of minds and books long after you were dead, the way to do it is to start thinking for yourself.   Read More ...
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