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Long Winter Ahead For Crew At The Concordia Research Base
2013-03-22 12:14:16

ESA Secluded from civilization and living in a white desert, the crew at the Concordia research base in Antarctica have settled in to their home and are ready for the cold, long winter ahead. After a period of adaptation to the sub-zero temperatures and high altitude on the Antarctic plateau, the base was prepared for three-quarters of a year of self-sufficient running. Food, fuel and equipment were ferried in over land and by air while personnel worked on maintaining the base and its...

2013-03-11 23:02:28

Dr. Jen Janousek doesn´t just teach public health–she lives it. The director of the Master of Public Health program at Concordia University, Nebraska, will participate in a mission trip to Guatemala this March. Seward, NE (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Dr. Jen Janousek doesn´t just teach public health–she lives it. The Director of the Master of Public Health program at Concordia University, Nebraska, will participate in a mission trip to Guatemala this March. Dr. Janousek...

2013-03-05 12:29:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia® Dental, administrator of the Department of Defense's TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program, announced today it will provide six military veterans with an opportunity to attend the Armed Services YMCA "Angels of the Battlefield" gala in Washington, DC. United Concordia will provide veterans with tickets to the event which honors the Corpsmen, Medics and Pararescuemen of the United States Military who are saving lives and...

2012-12-28 08:22:32

BOSTON, Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after the Costa Concordia shipwreck, survivors Benji Smith and Emily Lau announce the simultaneous publication of a memoir detailing their experience escaping from the sinking ship and an album of original compositions inspired by the disaster. The book, written by Smith and titled Abandoned Ship: An Intimate Account of the Costa Concordia Shipwreck, tells the story of the couple's harrowing journey escaping from the sinking vessel. "I've never...

Summer Has Arrived For Antarctic Research Base Concordia
2012-11-09 13:30:03

ESA The first plane to reach Antarctic research base Concordia in nine months landed yesterday, bringing fresh food and replacements for the crew that spent winter in one of the most isolated places on Earth. Summer has definitely arrived. Concordia research station in Antarctica is a place of extremes. In winter, no sunlight is seen for almost four months and the typical crew of 12-15 live in complete isolation. In summer, the Sun stays above the horizon and over 50 scientists flock to...

2012-08-20 02:25:43

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the excitement and debate that comes with preseason rankings for college football, mascots have traditionally stood as the unsung heroes that will ultimately be responsible for driving school spirit among fans through landslide victories and crushing defeats. With clipboard, stopwatch and a bag of Cheetos snacks in hand, Chester Cheetah, the iconic spokescat for the most playful snack in the world and a leading brand from PepsiCo's...

2011-07-13 13:02:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its journey to become a leader in innovation and environmental sustainability, PepsiCo Beverages Canada today announced the introduction of the 7UP EcoGreen(TM) bottle, Canada's - and North America's - first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic. The development of the 7UP EcoGreen bottle is a significant achievement for PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) and a breakthrough for the Canadian beverage sector because...

2010-09-07 20:26:00

DENVER, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (TSX & NYSE Amex Equities: VGZ) today announced that it has changed the name of its wholly-owned Paredones Amarillos gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico to the Concordia gold project. The Company believes this will better reflect the integration of the project with the environmental, social and economic priorities of the region. The name Concordia (translated as "agreement" or "oneness") was selected...

2008-09-21 15:00:16

By TOM KERTSCHER Mequon -- Should a university environmental center that will focus much of its work on Lake Michigan be as close to the lake as possible -- or is that environmentally unsound? Concordia University and divided City of Mequon officials have wrestled with that for several months. Last week -- as the city prepared to take itself to court over the issue -- Concordia abandoned its plan for that location. Rather than being atop the visually spectacular and environmentally...