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2010-06-09 07:00:00

TAMUNING, Guam, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Veiovis, a trailblazer in the medical travel industry, launches its first branded product for individual consumers. Its Veiovis GlobalAccess adds to a growing array of Veiovis products and services that meets the needs of both employer groups and insurance companies on the one hand, and individuals on the other. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/FL18177LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100609/FL18177LOGO ) "Veiovis...

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for. The sites include the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument http://pacifichistoricparks.org/phh.php at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; American...

2010-05-19 08:00:00

2010 List Includes Pagat, Guam, Virginia's Wilderness Battlefield, and America's State Parks & State-Owned Historic Sites WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled the 2010 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. National Trust...

2010-05-18 15:48:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- dck-ecc pacific guam, LLC was one of seven contractors recently awarded a five-year (base plus four option years), $4 billion joint total acquisition value (JTAV) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Design-Build Multiple Award Construction Contract (DB-MACC). The contract is the largest ever awarded by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific, and will be used as the primary vehicle by which NAVFAC executes construction on...

2010-04-16 10:05:00

Mobil Oil Guam and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands agree to pay fine for air pollution violations WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil Corporation - Mobil Oil Guam Inc. and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc. - have agreed to pay $2.4 million for allegedly violating the federal Clean Air Act by failing to control emissions from their facilities, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. Together these two...

2010-04-05 07:34:00

Note: This Facts for Features is an update of an issue released March 8. This edition contains new information reflecting the ongoing progress of the census. We have highlighted new information. WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census. The nation's largest domestic mobilization began in a remote corner of Alaska and will continue throughout the rest of the country -- and in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Commonwealth of...

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2010-03-23 14:43:18

The National Weather Service in Guam has posted advisories for small craft advisories and high surf advisories for Guam and the surrounding region, including Micronesia. NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites captured two views of limited areas of convection in the storm today. Tropical Storm 02W is moving farther away from Yap state and into open waters of the Southern Pacific Ocean today, but it's leaving rough waters behind. At 1500 UTC (11 a.m. EDT) on March 23, Tropical Storm 02W was about 75...

2010-03-08 16:38:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and its wholly owned subsidiary Continental Micronesia today said that their joint application to offer nonstop service from the carriers' hubs at New York/Newark and Guam to Tokyo's Haneda Airport should be approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) because the airlines have made the best case for the route awards. "DOT should award Continental's proposal to operate daily New York/Newark-Haneda...

2010-03-08 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census. The nation's largest domestic mobilization began in a remote corner of Alaska and will continue throughout the rest of the country - and in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands) - with the goal of counting every resident once, and only once, and in the right place. (Logo:...

2010-02-26 16:39:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, today announced that it has reached a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Terminals North America (APMT) for a new six-year U.S. terminal services agreement, effective immediately. The prior agreement with APMT was scheduled to expire on December 10, 2010. The MOU applies to stevedoring and terminal services...


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Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Post Storm Analysis Of Typhoon Sanvu
2012-07-17 14:09:29

Typhoon Sanvu formed to the Southeast of Guam on May 21, 2012 and began to make its track to the North. Sanvu was responsible for strong winds and rain in the Guam area. It then moved to the North and impacted the island known as Iwo To. The pressure dropped to around 975mb with winds around 70mph when it made landfall on Iwo To. The eye wall passed right over the island on the evening of the 25th of May. When Sanvu left the island of Iwo To it rapidly transitioned into an...

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2007-03-19 16:05:37

The Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, is an arboreal colubrid snake native to eastern and northern coastal Australia, Papua New Guinea, and a large number of islands in northwestern Melanesia. This is a nocturnal snake and is rarely seen by humans in its habitat. The snake is considered a pest in Guam where it is not native. It was carried there on a US military transport at the end of WWII. The slightly venomous, but rather harmless, snake killed almost the entire native bird...

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2005-06-09 11:03:36

The Guam Rail (Rallus owstoni) is a flightless bird native to Guam. It disappeared from southern Guam in the early 1970s and was removed totally from the entire island by the late 1980s. This species is now being bred in captivity by the Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources on Guam and at some mainland U.S. zoos. Since 1995, more than 100 rails have been introduced on the island of Rota in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in an attempt to establish a wild breeding...

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