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Underwater Volcano System Proposed As National Park For Norway
2013-08-05 05:11:28

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Off the coast of Norway, on the floor of the Arctic Ocean, lies a largely unexplored world of undersea volcanoes. This system, with the fanciful name of Loki's Castle, contains rich metal deposits and unique wildlife. This field of five active hydrothermal vents was discovered in 2008. A team from the University of Bergen (UiB), led by Professor Rolf Birger Pedersen, continues to make discoveries at the site, which is thought to be the...

2013-07-30 23:28:48

New York Magazine feature showcases NYC rooftop Endless Pools, which make ‘most decadent’ pool rankings. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Two of New York City's top eight ‘most decadent private pools’ were custom manufactured by Endless Pools. Doug Levine, a real-estate investor, chose an eight by seventeen foot Endless Pool with a velvety blue liner for his project in the Flatiron district. The pool is surrounded by a flat-screen-equipped cabana. The second pool,...

2013-07-05 08:24:19

MANILA, Philippines, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) submarine cable system is now fully operational, strengthening Globe Telecom's connectivity with the region and the rest of the world. The leading telecommunications company, which forms part of the consortium, said the SJC cable system will enhance its customers' growing need for international connectivity as the undersea cable facility dramatically increases bandwidth capacity. "The...

2013-06-06 08:21:58

Tracking of highly endangered species reveals highest population since tracking began in 1980 SAINT JOHN, NB, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Irving Oil is celebrating the 10(th) anniversary of the re-routing of the shipping lanes in the Bay of Fundy. This precedent-setting initiative, along with other conservation measures, is credited with helping the subsequent growth occurring within the right whale population. Over the past decade, the North Atlantic right whale population has grown...

2013-05-22 08:23:39

TAMPA, Fla., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Seas Water Corporation today announced Claudio Baldovino has been named as President, South America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/PH18343-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/PH18343LOGO-b) Mr. Claudio Baldovino joins Seven Seas Water as President, South America and a member of the Company's Executive Committee. Mr. Baldovino comes to Seven Seas with 21 years of experience in investment banking,...

2013-05-09 23:30:14

BICS selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. Djibouti City, Djibouti (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today that it has been selected by BICS, a leading global provider of international carrier services, to serve as its location for a gateway hub in East Africa. BICS will leverage the Djibouti Data Center´s strategic position in East Africa as the major meeting point...

2013-04-09 08:22:28

DALLAS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Royalties, a Dallas-based firm that acquires and manages oil and gas royalty properties, announces details of COO Parker Hallam's east coast speaking tour. Beginning April 9, Breitling's chief operating officer Parker Hallam will embark on a three-event speaking tour throughout Florida speaking on "Oil and Gas Royalties 101." Mr. Hallam's speaking schedule is as follows: April 9, 2013 - Morton's Steaks - Miami Florida April 10, 2013 -...

2013-04-04 08:32:05

FRANKFURT, Germany and DUBAI, UAE, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the past week a number of submarine cables suffered major outages, severely disrupting internet connectivity between the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Renesys, a provider of information on worldwide internet operations, reported in its blog that EASSy, SEACOM and Sea-Me-We-4 (SMW4) submarine cables suffered disruptions. EASSy and SEACOM outages temporarily wiped out internet connectivity in parts of East...

2013-03-03 23:00:29

The DDC is the first and only data center facility in East Africa to provide direct fiber access to five undersea cable systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa. MTN selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. United Arab Emirates, Dubai (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today at the Capacity Middle East Conference the launch of its commercial...

Deepest Hydrothermal Vent Discovered In Cayman Deep, Teeming With Life
2013-02-22 09:43:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2010, scientists working for the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Southampton made an astonishing discovery: the deepest and hottest known hydrothermal vents. These vents, which were found in an isolated trough in the Caribbean, have been named the Beebe Hydrothermal Vent Field (BHVF). With the discovery still fresh in their minds, a new team, led by the University of Southampton´s Dr. Jon Copley,...


Latest Bodies of water Reference Libraries

Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops aduncus
2013-09-19 11:24:25

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is one of three recognized species of bottlenose dolphin that can be found in the waters near southern Australia, South China, and India. Its range also includes the Red Sea and the eastern coastal areas of Africa. All bottlenose dolphins were classified as one species, the common bottlenose dolphin or T. truncates, until 1998 when the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin was found to be distinct. This species is distinct from other bottlenose...

Long-Beaked Common Dolphin, Delphinus capensis
2013-06-22 16:27:01

The long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) is a species within the Delphinus, or common dolphin, genus that can be found in a fragmented range within tropical and warm temperate habitats. Its range includes western and southern areas of Africa, central California and Mexico, coastal regions of Peru, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, a large portion of western South America. The long-beaked common dolphin was not considered a distinct species until the 1990’s, along with all other species of...

Short-beaked Common Dolphin, Delphinus delphis
2013-06-22 16:01:34

The short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) is a species that can be found in warm temperate and tropical waters. Its range is larger than that of the long-beaked common dolphin and includes the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, but it is not thought to occur in the Indian Ocean. This species is classified within the Delphinus genus along with the long-beaked common dolphin. Both of these species were classified under one species, named D. delphis, until it was found that both were...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

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