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Future Presence Of Fish Near The Equator Threatened Due To Rapid Pace Of Climate Change
2014-02-12 13:59:10

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies According to an international team of researchers, the rapid pace of climate change is threatening the future presence of fish near the equator. “Our studies found that one species of fish could not even survive in water just three degrees Celsius warmer than what it lives in now,” says the lead author of the study, Dr Jodie Rummer from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University. Dr...

2013-09-23 23:34:03

Transatlantic row will help fight against HIV/AIDS and build a permanent UN Slave Memorial in New York City. Orient Point, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Victor Mooney arrived in Orient Point by the Sea Restaurant and Marina early Saturday morning. Mooney is currently conducting sea trials in preparation for his fourth bid to row across the Atlantic Ocean. “The sea trials are allowing me to row non-stop four to six hours, which is optimal for my row across the Atlantic Ocean”, said...

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2012-11-16 11:46:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to an international team of scientists, led by the University of Durham, UK, the recent storms that have battered the east coast of America may have been much more frequent in the region 450 million years ago. The findings of their study, published in the journal Geology, pinpoint the positions of the Equator and the landmasses of the USA, Canada and Greenland, during the Ordovician Period 450 million years ago,...

2010-12-28 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Equator (EQ), the country's leading software provider of default servicing solutions, announced today that over $100 billion in assets have been sold through its platform since 2003, and more than 500,000 short sales have been initiated since its launch of the industry's first comprehensive automated short sale solution last year. "This quarter was very busy, with many lenders and servicers looking to adopt proven technology solutions in...

2010-05-17 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Equator, the country's leading software provider of default servicing solutions, announced today that it has launched its Agent Short Sale Certification Program to assist real estate agents with the increasing demand for short sales. Since January 2010, Equator (EQ) has seen short sale volumes nearly double those of REO properties on its platform. Equator developed the Agent Short Sale Certification Program to train agents on the regulations and best...

2010-03-17 13:14:00

LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Equator, the country's leading software provider of default servicing solutions, announces the launch of its Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) software solution, which will coincide with the beginning of the HAFA regulations. Equator's solution provides Lenders and Servicers with the technology needed to service the hundreds of thousands of loans estimated to be eligible for HAFA in 2010. HAFA is intended for homeowners who applied to...

2010-03-15 14:55:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Equator, the country's leading software provider of default servicing solutions, announced today that their platform is automating over 125,000 active Short Sales. Equator is the first to provide a comprehensive online Short Sale automation solution. "In the past, many short sales would never come to fruition and the ones that did averaged over half a year to complete," said Chris Saitta, CEO of Equator. Equator's platform has dramatically increased...


Latest Equator Reference Libraries

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

Equator
2013-02-19 15:46:08

An equator is the intersection of a sphere’s surface with the plane that is perpendicular to the sphere’s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator is normally referred to the Earth’s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, separating the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. Other planets and astronomical bodies have equators that are similarly defined. The Equator is approximately...

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Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.