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2012-05-18 02:22:05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Corpus Christi announced today the unveiling of a playground donated by Ziploc® brand in recognition of its continued support of Corpus Christi Recycles, its single-stream recycling program featuring Recyclebank® rewards that launched in January of last year. The Earthscapes playground, made of more than 30,000 plastic containers, will be officially "open for play" following a ceremony with Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame...

2012-02-01 12:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the City of Corpus Christi recognized the one-year anniversary of Corpus Christi Recycles, its single-stream recycling program featuring Recyclebank® rewards that launched January of last year in partnership with the Ziploc® brand. The City's recycling program has already made a big impact, increasing the amount of recyclables collected by more than 350 percent in 2011 compared to same period the year before....

2006-01-18 14:22:02

By Jim Forsyth CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Researchers were surprised this week by the sudden appearance -- and quick disappearance -- of two rare Northern right whales in the busy industrial port of Corpus Christi Bay. "It's a most extraordinary event," said oceanographer Tony Amos of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. "They're almost unknown in the Gulf of Mexico. Why they would come into the bay, I don't really know." Amos said a 50-foot...

2006-01-18 14:20:00

By Jim Forsyth CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Researchers were surprised this week by the sudden appearance -- and quick disappearance -- of two rare Northern right whales in the busy industrial port of Corpus Christi Bay. "It's a most extraordinary event," said oceanographer Tony Amos of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. "They're almost unknown in the Gulf of Mexico. Why they would come into the bay, I don't really know." Amos said a 50-foot (15-meter), 60-ton adult...

2006-01-17 18:45:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Two endangered whales were spotted in the Corpus Christi Bay, well outside their typical winter territory of Florida and Georgia, authorities said. A tanker pilot reported seeing the two Northern right whales, believed to be a mother and a calf, Monday after he thought he may have hit one of them. Northern right whales spend the winter off Georgia and Florida and the summer in New England waters and north to the Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf, according to the...