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2014-03-28 16:20:20

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public, military and private sector leaders met to discuss how the Port of Long Beach (PoLB) model of a surface and subsurface situational awareness network can be a template for other ports to help increase America's resilience during the first 72 hours of a national or large-scale crisis. Hosted by the PoLB, the ReadyCommunities Partnership (RCP) Military Base and Port Community Resiliency symposium was attended by over...

2014-03-28 00:23:39

BANGKOK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand will be the proud host of the first ever ASIAN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION EXPO (ADRE) which will be held in Bangkok at the IMPACT exhibition Center, from 4-7 November. ADRE is fully supported by the Bangkok Administration and Bangkok Fire. The exhibition will comprise an Expo, Conference, and Networking Event focused on one of the most important areas in the world today - natural and man-made disasters. The need for such an event is now...

2014-03-11 23:00:19

Spectrum Safety Training, Inc.(http://www.spectrumillinois.com) expands the Training Program to assist companies to effectively prepared for emergency response In the workplace. Only 31 percent of surveyed adult employees in the United States indicated that their workplace is proactive about emergency preparedness, according to an online survey commissioned by Cintas Corporation (http://www.cintas.com) Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In any workplaces, prevention of accidents and...

2014-03-05 12:31:47

Integration of SmartPrepare with Award-winning Emergency Notification Capabilities Brings Emergency Managers Unprecedented Planning and Communications Capabilities FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced major enhancements to its SmartPrepare(TM) emergency management platform. Particular highlights include the integration of award-winning emergency notification capabilities for targeted...

2014-03-04 14:00:07

New study: Worldwide spread of a standard globalized diet is putting more food on the dinner table, but at the expense of diverse local crops; global uniformity heightens the risk of food crises due to climate change A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown ever more similar—by a global average of 36 percent—and the trend...

2014-03-03 23:25:32

As part of its ongoing nationwide expansion of land-based and maritime emergency response and related safety services, Industrial Emergency Services, LLC adds capabilities on the East Coast to supplement substantial Gulf Coast and West Coast infrastructure. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Industrial Emergency Services, LLC (“IES”) (http://www.iesllc.com) announced this week that the company has established two additional bases of operation with equipment and firefighting...

2014-02-28 23:00:59

Nationally known former Prologis CEO has joined board of Denver-based disaster relief supply company. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers has been privileged with welcoming another distinguished member to their team, Mr. Walter C. Rakowich. Mr. Rakowich is a former CEO of Prologis, the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, focused on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. He brings a...

2014-02-27 16:22:13

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Dwayne Haydaman. Omega Garden Int, a Canadian company that has been producing cutting edge agricultural machinery for the last 15 years is launching a crowd funding campaign for the home / hobby version of it's latest space age looking farming system technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN72994) The Omega Garden technology allows for ultra efficient production of safe foods at home in...

2014-02-26 23:33:33

Russell Associates’ Jerry Van Oort to co-present at the conference to be held March 25-27, 2014 in Napa, California. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The 44th Annual Food and Beverage Environmental Conference (FBEC) is to be held March 25-27, 2014 in Napa, California. The conference is managed and sponsored by the American Frozen Food Institute and is attended by senior environmental managers from food and beverage companies. The conference will feature 13 technical sessions...

2014-02-19 12:28:49

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of the Kanishka Project Contribution Program, a multi-year investment in terrorism-focused research funded by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC) is launching a bilingual website for communities to utilize to help them prepare for and mitigate a terrorist attack or mass victimization event in Canada. TerrorVictimResponse.ca encourages communities to develop a comprehensive response plan which...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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