Latest Adriatic Stories

2013-12-22 23:03:22

Travelers Invited to Explore the Coasts of Italy and Croatia with Noted Archaeological Scholar Cortez, CO (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The sea lanes of the Adriatic have been crossed and recrossed for millennia—notably during the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires and the Venetian Republic. The archaeology, art, and architecture of the Adriatic coast reveal a complex, often contentious, history. Next year, the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center invites travelers to join scholar Dr. Don...

Invading Sea Crab Reaches The Ebro Delta
2012-05-25 09:32:06

Originally endemic to the Atlantic Coast of North America, over the past 30 years Dyspanopeus sayi has been involuntarily introduced in the UK, France, the Netherlands, the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea. A study shows that in recent years the sea crab has established itself along the Western Mediterranean Coast. A team of Spanish and German researchers have recorded the first American Dyspanopeus sayi sea crab in the bay of Els Alfacs in the Ebro Delta (Spain). Both sexes were captured...

2011-06-11 09:20:00

Venice "“ the City of Dreams "“ may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could fall by about 30 percent by 2100. A team of international scientists led by CSIRO's Dr Alberto Troccoli studied atmospheric circulation in the Mediterranean region to assess climate impacts through changes in storm surge frequency in Venice "“ a World Heritage-listed city built on 117 small...

2010-11-04 12:30:00

According to researchers studying the impacts of debris on marine life, one in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine. The shallow waters in the Adriatic Sea are an important place for the turtles to feed as they develop into adults. However, the seafloor there is one of the most polluted in Europe. Researchers studied the bodies of dead sea turtles that had been stranded or accidentally caught by fishing vessels. The team found that animals ranging from...

2010-09-07 10:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Umami Sustainable Seafood Inc. ("Umami" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: UMAM) announced today that for the second consecutive year, its Kali Tuna subsidiary, based in Kali, Croatia, has successfully spawned and hatched Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna in captivity. The Company estimates that at least over 500 million eggs were released into the Adriatic. As part of the process of continuing research and development into the "closed cycle" farming...

2008-06-19 12:00:58

Text of report by Croatian privately-owned independent weekly Nacional, on 10 June ["Exclusive" report by Marko Biocina, Plamenko Cvitic and Berislav Jelinic: "Sanader's Nuclear Programme"] The great increase in energy prices has begun to seriously endanger the profitable business activity of the Croatian economy and the living standard of citizens, and the government, faced with the problem, has decided to embark on the realization of major infrastructural projects that are supposed to...

2008-02-04 09:00:56

Text of report by Montenegrin newspaper Monitor website on 11 January ["Wha the Blue Zone Holds"] The story about Montenegro becoming a second Kuwait, which had almost been forgotten, came to the fore again recently during a parliamentary debate about the proposed Law on the Sea. The opposition demand that Montenegro establish a sea border with Croatia as soon as possible in order to avoid any potential argument over oil finds near Prevlaka, in the so-called Blue Zone, reminded many of...

2008-01-22 14:50:00

A newly identified fault that runs under the Adriatic Sea is actively building more of the famously beautiful Dalmatian Islands and Dinaride Mountains of Croatia, according to a new research report.Geologists had previously believed that the Dalmatian Islands and the Dinaride Mountains had stopped growing 20 to 30 million years ago.From a region northwest of Dubrovnik, the new fault runs northwest at least 200 km (124 miles) under the sea floor. The Croatian coast and the 1,185 Dalmatian...

2006-06-03 06:14:50

PODGORICA, Serbia and Montenegro (Reuters) - Montenegro is set to declare independence on Saturday evening with parliament's formal adoption of the decision its people made in a referendum on May 21 to end ties with Serbia. The mountainous Adriatic coast republic of some 650,000 people, about the size of Northern Ireland, is the last of ex-Yugoslavia's six constituent republics to leave the orbit of Belgrade. In the case of Montenegro, Serbia's closest ally, the split ends a...

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Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

2012-06-18 08:07:24

Symbol: CAGA9 Group: Dicot Family: Campanulaceae Growth Habit: Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Campanulales Family   Campanulaceae – Bellflower family...

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Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).