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2009-08-04 06:05:00

- Jointly developing a processing facility to produce organic apparel-grade fiber in first phase - - To determine commercialization and marketing plan in second phase - - Management schedules conference call on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - PORTLAND, OR, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT, OTCBB: NADVF, TSXV: NAT) has entered into a multiphase joint development agreement with Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI), that...

2009-07-22 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanes((R)) today announced the launch of the Hanes Celebrate in Comfort Sweepstakes, which offers the chance to win one of 17 Celebration Vacations to Walt Disney World((R)) Resort, including round-trip air, accommodation, and park entry. For 16 weeks between June 1 and Sept. 30, 2009, a weekly prize winner will be selected for a five-day/four-night award vacation to Walt Disney World Resort for four people and one lucky grand prize...

2009-05-27 06:00:00

America's No. 1 Apparel Brand to Debut 'Passionately Pink' Apparel Collection, Donate $250,000 and Create a Breast Cancer Campaign Web Site WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanes(R) today announced it is proud to partner with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and actress Sarah Chalke to join the fight against breast cancer. America's No. 1 apparel brand is now the Official Apparel Sponsor of Passionately Pink for the Cure, a fundraising program created by Komen for the Cure that...

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2009-05-11 06:20:00

There is a swirling fight to save the Indonesian island of Nusa Lembongan because of its valuable wildlife resources. It appears to be the edge of a great wilderness, but according to scientists, this small and scrubby island off Bali is one corner of a huge marine ecosystem described as the most diverse on earth. The area known as the Coral Triangle is a key environmental battleground for a planet grappling with climate change. The triangle stretches across six nations between the...

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2009-02-11 10:45:00

Authorities in Indonesia awaited the results of blood tests to determine if a resident of a village known for cockfighting has contracted avian flu. The illness of Putu Pranayoga, 20, may signal the first human case of avian flu, commonly called bird flu, in Bali since a 29-year-old woman died of the disease in August of 2007, The Jakarta Post reported Wednesday. The virus was first detected a week ago when a villager reported the nearly simultaneous death of 15 fowls that all ended up...

2009-02-04 13:33:00

Emerald Monkey Eco-Luxe Resort and Residences Brings Bali's 'Glam-Organic' Lifestyle to Panama BOCAS DEL TORO, Panama, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Exquisitely wrapped in a Balinese effervescence, Emerald Monkey Eco-Luxe Resort and Residences will be a world class, carbon neutral footprint with a sustainable lifestyle. Located on Isla Pastor in the Archipelago region of Bocas Del Toro, Panama, is the opportunity to live and stay in a harmonious environment with nature that is similar to Bali,...

2008-10-23 15:00:19

Hanesbrands Inc.'s Champion brand, which provided activewear that will appear in Walt Disney Pictures' "High School Musical 3: Senior Year," celebrates the release of the film with a line of apparel inspired by the Champion items worn by characters in the movie, which opens tomorrow. America's favorite high school students hit the big screen this time with new music, big dance numbers and a compelling story with all the fun--and big life decisions--senior year has to offer. Champion...

2008-10-17 15:00:11

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) today announced that it will host a live Internet webcast of its quarterly investor conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, to review results for the third quarter, which ended Sept. 27, 2008. Hanesbrands also will summarize the quarterly results in a press release issued that day at the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The live Internet broadcast may be accessed on the home page of the Hanesbrands corporate Web site,...

2008-09-26 03:00:00

By Eldridge, Deanna Tenkate, Thomas D Abstract Even though environmental health is widely considered to be an integral component of disaster management, limited research on this topic has been conducted. Using a qualitative approach, the authors conducted in-depth interviews of practitioners in Queensland, Australia, to explore the role of environmental health in disaster management and determine how those internal and external to the profession perceive this role. The major themes that...

2008-09-19 09:00:26

Pacific Blue Airlines, the New Zealand-based subsidiary of Australian airline Virgin Blue, has announced that it will launch 11 direct flights a week between Australia and Indonesia from December 1, 2008. The airline will launch direct services from the Australian ports of Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth to Denpasar, Bali in Indonesia, subject to regulatory approval. The Bali flights will mark the first time the Virgin Blue Group will operate direct international flights from both Adelaide...


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Bali Pony
2014-04-01 12:18:08

The Bali pony is an ancient breed of pony inhabiting the Indonesian island of Bali. Its specific roots are unknown, but are thought to have been imported to Indonesia from China in the 6th century. This would mean that the Bali pony’s roots are from the Mongolian horse. Other breeds that may have contributed to the Bali’s bloodline include Indian breeds, specific ones are unknown, and various Dutch breeds brought to Indonesia during the eighteenth century. The Bali Pony is a tough...

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2008-05-27 14:39:56

The Kintamani is an Indonesian breed native to Bali. The breed most likely evolved from Balinese feral dogs and other Asian breeds. It is possible that the breed began around 600 years ago with a Chow Chow, but this is yet to be proven. The Kintamani stands 16 to 22 inches high and has a broad face, flat forehead and flat cheeks. The Kintamani also has erect ears and almond-shaped brown eyes. The coat of the Kintamani is usually white with apricot-tipped ears, but black and beige are...

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2007-07-16 16:24:33

The Bali Tiger (Panthera tigris balica), also called the Balinese Tiger, is an extinct species of tiger found only on the small Indonesian island of Bali. The tiger was one of three sub-species of tiger found in Indonesia along with the Javan tiger (also extinct) and Sumatran tiger (severely endangered). The Bali Tiger was the smallest of the species and weighed about 198 - 221 pounds. Females were smaller at 143 - 176 pounds. The male was about 7.5 feet long and the female 6.5 feet long....

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2006-10-19 13:09:29

The Yellow-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea, is a medium-sized cockatoo inhabitant to wooded and cultivated areas of Timor-Leste and Indonesia's islands of Bali, Timor, Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands. There is also a feral population of these birds in Hong Kong. The large group has apparently developed from a number of caged birds that have been released into the wild over many years. The Yellow-crested Cockatoo is about 13.75 inches long. It has all-white feathers, bluish bare...

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2006-03-06 12:33:12

The Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), also known as the Bali Myna, is a myna and a member of the starling family. This bird is common to the island of Bali in Indonesia. It is critically endangered, with a population in the wild of six in 2001. Roughly a thousand are believed to survive in captivity. This is a beautiful, medium to large (25cm), stocky starling. It is almost completely white and has a long, drooping crest, black wing-tips and tail tip. The bird has blue bare skin...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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