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2014-01-09 08:31:38

Non-Profit Takes on Sales and Service to Improve Customer Experience SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute ended its partnership with education publisher and software distributor NCS Pearson, Inc. on Jan. 1, 2014. Waterford is now directly distributing its award-winning, adaptive learning software curricula and assessments to students, teachers, districts, schools and parents nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/LA12431LOGO)...

2014-01-08 00:21:46

BASEL, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that Robert Berendes, Head Business Development, will be leaving the company at the end of the first quarter to become co-owner and partner of a-connect, the global consulting firm specializing in strategy implementation, growth projects and change management. Robert joined Syngenta in 2002 from McKinsey & Company where he was a partner, and became a member of the Syngenta Executive Committee in 2007. Mike...

2014-01-07 04:20:50

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma County based M.A. Silva USA, now offers revolutionary cork laser printing technology with the highest capable image resolution for printing natural cork stoppers. M.A. Silva is delighted to present the D-CLP laser printer within their Diamond Program of premium services, along with D-GC/MS testing. The D-CLP creates perfectly detailed 3D style imaging within the full 360° cork body spectrum. The high definition shading along...

2014-01-03 08:22:56

REYKJAVIK, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iceland, renowned for its out-of-this-world landscapes and extreme, unique environment has confirmed its status as filmmakers favourite as it celebrates a deluge of blockbuster movies and TV productions recently filmed on the island. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/662640-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/662640-b ) With much anticipated Hollywood films including The...

2013-12-17 16:20:17

Company Honored by Lloyd's List at the Tenth Annual Greek Shipping Awards PIRAEUS, Greece, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) ("Aegean" or the "Company") today announced that it was honored with the award for achievement in safety and environmental protection by Lloyd's List at its Tenth Annual Greek Shipping Awards, held on November 29, 2013 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental in Athens, Greece. This award recognizes Aegean's...

2013-12-17 00:20:24

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Dulcinea Farms business ("Dulcinea") to Pacific Trellis Fruit LLC ("Pacific Trellis"), a US-based international grower and marketer of fresh produce. Based in California, Dulcinea was formed in 2004 in partnership with Tanimura & Antle, initially as a vehicle for branding proprietary mini-watermelon and specialty melon genetics directly to consumers through...

Europe's Rarest Orchid Rediscovered On The Azores
2013-12-10 09:54:40

PeerJ Researchers studying speciation of butterfly orchids on the Azores have been startled to discover that the answer to a long-debated question "Do the islands support one species or two species?" is actually "three species." Hochstetter's Butterfly-orchid, newly recognized following application of a battery of scientific techniques and reveling in a complex taxonomic history worthy of Sherlock Holmes, is arguably Europe's rarest orchid species. Under threat in its mountain-top...

2013-12-05 12:24:25

DUBLIN, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Irish eyes were smiling this week as Ireland secured the number one spot in Forbes' eighth annual Best Countries for Business list for the first time. Ireland's pro-business environment and soaring stock market bumped up its ranking from last year's sixth place. Forbes grades 145 nations in the following categories: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection...

2013-12-03 08:34:54

LOS ANGELES and AMSTERDAM, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Apparel (Amex: APP), the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, has opened a new shop-in-shop inside the flagship De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam. The company's 60 sq. m. concession space inside the high-end department store in the Netherlands will be located on Dam Square, the main town square in Amsterdam. "We are excited to open this new location in the heart of the city center. Our...

2013-12-03 08:21:14

Lightweight, easy-to-attach "smart wheel" transforms any bike into a hybrid CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Superpedestrian today announced the first commercial release of the Copenhagen Wheel, a self-contained unit that snaps easily onto the back of any ordinary bicycle and turns it into an electric hybrid. With extra power at the riders' feet, regenerative braking and advanced control systems, the wheel promotes cycling so that long distances or steep up-hills are no longer a...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

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...

Baltic Sea
2013-04-18 13:45:13

The Baltic Sea is a briny Mediterranean Sea that is located between Central and Northern Europe. It’s bordered by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Danish islands, and the mainland of Europe. It drains into the Kattegat via the Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. The Kattegat continues through Skagerrak into the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected by waterways that are man-made to the White Sea by means of the White Sea Canal, and to the North Sea by means...

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