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2008-10-15 13:00:00

Along the southern coast of Baja California, Mexico, scientists have been counting the carcasses of endangered sea turtles for a decade as part of an effort to assess and eliminate threats to loggerhead sea turtle populations. Their findings, published this week, are shocking: almost 3,000 sea turtles were found dead along a 27-mile stretch of coast during a five-year period from 2003 to 2007. Led by Hoyt Peckham, a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the study...

2008-08-28 18:00:46

Mexico President Felipe Calderon, Donald E. Felsinger, chairman and chief executive of Sempra Energy, and other dignitaries were on-hand today to officially dedicate Sempra Energy's (NYSE: SRE) Energia Costa Azul liquefied natural gas (LNG) receipt terminal in Baja California, Mexico, the first LNG receipt facility on the West Coast of North America. In operation since May 2008, the $975 million LNG receipt terminal is capable of processing up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas....

2008-08-04 21:00:14

By Kristin S. Agostoni The 10-year-old Chevy Suburban had outlived its useful life rushing fire officials around Redondo Beach. But it turns out the truck wasn't quite ready for retirement; there was another city waiting for it south of the border. And so this fall, the 1998 SUV will hit the road for Ensenada, which will welcome not only a new fire command unit, but a fleet of Mexican and American bicyclists. The theme of the ride is "2 Cities, 2 Days, 2 Wheels, 200 Miles," and the goal...

2008-07-08 12:00:39

If surfing, boating, golfing, relaxing and great food and wine on the Pacific Ocean are qualities you desire in a beachside home or condo, look no further than NAOS in Mexico's Riviera Baja. New growth in the Baja area has gotten locals and many other California, Nevada and Arizona natives very excited; yet, no building thus far has featured the high-standard of quality and value that discerning buyers demand in today's market...until now. NAOS will create the area's most sophisticated...

2008-07-02 09:00:46

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Baja Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Baja") (TSX:BAJ) is pleased to announce that on the 30th of June it completed the transaction (the "Transaction", as described in its press releases of April 17, 2008 and June 3, 2008) with a consortium of Korean companies (the "Consortium") led by Korea Resources Corporation ("Kores"). Baja is pleased to welcome its new development partners and Consortium members: Kores, LS-Nikko Copper Inc.,...

2007-10-29 12:00:28

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nascent Wine Company, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: NCTW) , dba Nascent Foodservice, the only nationwide distributor of imported food and beverage products in Mexico, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Comercial Targa S.A. de C.V. Comercial Targa is a leading imported cheese distributor in Baja California, Mexico. Its products are sold under the brand names of Nery's and Nery's Choice, both produced in the U.S. and found in nearly...

2007-02-15 09:00:41

Nascent Food Service (OTCBB:NCTW), a company seeking to become one of the largest food distributorships in Mexico, announced today that it has opened a full service warehouse and distribution center in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico, and named food industry executive, Eduardo Ortiz Lopez as the General Manager in that location. The opening of the Ensenada distribution center allows more efficient and cost effective distribution to the whole municipality of Ensenada which stretches from the...

2006-09-04 22:55:00

LA PAZ, Mexico -- At least three people, including one Briton, were killed when Hurricane John slammed into Mexico's Baja California peninsula, authorities said on Monday. Three other people are missing after the passage of John, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression, and is now off the west coast of Baja California state and dumping rains on southern U.S. States. But the storm is no longer a major threat. A British tourist was found drowned on the west coast of Baja California...

2006-09-04 22:38:41

LA PAZ, Mexico (Reuters) - At least three people, including one Briton, were killed when Hurricane John slammed into Mexico's Baja California peninsula, authorities said on Monday. Three other people are missing after the passage of John, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression, and is now off the west coast of Baja California state and dumping rains on southern U.S. States. But the storm is no longer a major threat. A British tourist was found drowned on the west coast of...

2006-09-02 18:08:32

By Antonio Alcantar LA PAZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday after blasting the tourist port city of La Paz with wicked winds and torrential rain that knocked out power and flooded streets but caused no deaths. John flattened trees and electric power poles and sent advertising signs flying overnight in La Paz, popular with tourists and the capital of Baja California Sur state. As the weakening storm crept up Mexico's Baja California...


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2007-03-13 09:46:38

The Silvertip shark, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, is a fairly large and slender shark found at or close to offshore remote island reefs. The Silvertip shark is named because of its white marking on all fins. The Silvertip shark is found near reefs at depths to about 2624.67 ft (800 m), mostly below 98.43 ft (30 m), in the Red Sea and along the coasts of East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Aldabra Group, Mauritius and the Chagos Archipelago, off southern Japan to northern Australia and French...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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