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2014-06-24 23:04:45

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin two Emmys® at the 41st Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards in Los Angeles for Outstanding Travel Program and Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program. Ocean Mysteries was also nominated for Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded Ocean Mysteries with Jeff...

2014-06-14 23:03:07

RPT played a pivotal role in the newly opened Aquarium Inbursa in Mexico City by manufacturing customized R-Cast® acrylic for several state-of-the-art exhibits. Grand Junction, Colorado (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Visitors are now able to explore a new, state-of-the-art aquarium in Mexico City. Aquarium Inbursa, which opened to the public on June 11, is considered to be one of the world’s most advanced aquariums. The facility earned this recognition in part by housing an astounding 230...

Hearing Tested In Bristol Bay Beluga Whale Population
2014-05-15 03:52:01

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The ocean is an increasingly industrialized space. Shipping, fishing, and recreational vessels, oil and gas exploration and other human activities all increase noise levels in the ocean and make it more difficult for marine mammals to hear and potentially diminish their range of hearing. “Hearing is the main way marine mammals find their way around the ocean,” said Aran Mooney, a biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). It’s...

2014-04-29 16:33:22

The new space draws from elements of college football in its design ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta Hall Management, the not-for-profit operator of the College Football Hall of Fame, has opened its new offices inside the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The offices are adjacent to the new Hall of Fame facility, which is currently under construction and slated to open its doors in August. Atlanta-based architecture and design firm tvsdesign created the...

2014-04-02 23:32:12

RPT manufactured R-Cast® panels for the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Utah, which is now a key attraction for aquarium enthusiasts and tourists alike. Draper, UT (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The wait for the greatly anticipated reopening of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah is finally over! Many have been looking forward to the grand opening of the aquarium since the previous location closed its doors in September. The transformation included the construction of...

2013-06-04 23:28:04

The co-owners of Portland Aquarium recently announced that all foster children would be allowed into the aquarium at no cost. Shortly after the announcement, the aquarium´s phones were flooded with calls requesting that the military be included in honor of this year´s Memorial Day holiday and the co-owners simply said“¦ “Yes.” Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 It was a regular week at Portland Aquarium when the co-owners made an announcement. They...

Whale Sharks Studied Using Metabolomics
2012-11-17 05:56:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The metabolite homarine is a useful indicator of the health status of whale sharks, according to new research from experts at the Georgia Aquarium and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Dr. Alistair Dove, the Director of Research & Conservation at Georgia Aquarium and an adjunct professor at Georgia Tech, and colleagues, discovered that the concentration of homarine in the serum was a major difference between...

Beluga Whale Import Request Draws Ire Of Animal Rights Activists
2012-10-10 12:45:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An Atlanta-based aquarium is drawing criticism from animal rights advocates for their plans to import 18 beluga whales captured off the eastern coast of Russia. The Georgia Aquarium--acting on behalf of several other marine life centers--has applied for a federal permit to import Arctic beluga whales, claiming that they need the creatures so that they can breed them in captivity, study them, and educate the public about the...

2012-08-03 23:01:41

Young being reared behind the scenes; will find homes in Monterey, other aquariums. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal care team and a nurturing weedy sea dragon dad have achieved a milestone reached by only four other aquariums in North America: the birth of a brood of sea dragon babies. More than 80 of the inch-long fish — Australian relatives of the seahorse — began hatching on July 22. The father, who carried the eggs in a brood pouch under his tail,...

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2012-07-09 06:59:16

A baby male beluga whale, discovered by a pair of Alaskan fishermen after it got separated from its mother shortly after its birth, remains under 24-hour care as marine mammal specialists from throughout the country continue to help nurse the newborn back to health. Staff members at the Alaska SeaLife Center research and rehabilitation center in Seward, Alaska -- where the calf is currently recovering -- told Mark Thiessen of the Associated Press (AP) that the whale is doing well....


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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