"I felt like I was being tortured," Fontana said of his discomfort during the restrained van ride, though he said he was never physically mishandled by the police. Efforts to contact police were not successful Sunday.In the end he said he was deposited in a cell with other recent arrestees. Fontana said that he chose to seek Save Our Wetlands members at the French Quarter Festival because of the high volume of attendees, not because the festival is sponsored in part by an oil company, Chevron.
It had the rounded skull case but retained the large brow ridges of archaic humans.
Somewhat more advanced transitional forms have been found at Laetoli in Tanzania dating to about 120,000 years ago.
Fontana said a police officer approached around 3 p.m. Fontana said he asked the officer if he'd like to join the organization.
The officer declined, instructing Fontana to "pack up" because the French Quarter Festival was a private event where the pipeline protestor couldn't continue his activity.
Additional funding was provided by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana. "Mississippi River diversions will produce new land, but more slowly than shoreline is lost: Study used optical dating to measure how fast the Mississippi Delta is moving." Science Daily.
SSAR strives to have the most current checklist of North American species names available by providing a fully searchable and accessible database. Read More Journal of Herpetology is an international peer-reviewed, quarterly publication of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles produced continuously since 1968. Read More In this fifth installment of the human stories behind herpetological research, we hear the story behind a 2014 Natural History Note in SSAR’s Herpetological Review from one of the note's authors, Sean Graham. Fontana said he refused to leave, expressing his willingness to go to jail for his cause.Eventually, he said, he found himself in the midst of several police officers.However, a new study concludes that the rate of land-building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss."Scientists studied how fast the Mississippi River Delta grew each year before people inhabited the area and began changing the environment," said Justin Lawrence, a program director in the National Science Foundation's Division of Earth Sciences, which funded the project.Longtime environmental activist Luke Fontana was arrested by New Orleans police Friday (April 13) during the French Quarter Festival.