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2014-05-28 08:22:33

DAKAR, Senegal and STOCKHOLM, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eThekwini Water & Sanitation, a part of Durban Municipality in South Africa, is named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award, for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services. "This recognition reflects the work of our whole team over the past 22 years and is a tremendous honour for all of us here in Durban," says Neil Macleod, head of eThekwini Water...

New View Of Area Where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Might Lie
2014-05-27 03:26:48

American Geophysical Union A new illustration of the seafloor, created by two of the world’s leading ocean floor mapping experts that details underwater terrain where the missing Malaysia Airlines flight might be located, could shed additional light on what type of underwater vehicles might be used to find the missing airplane and where any debris from the crash might lie. The seafloor topography map illustrates jagged plateaus, ridges and other underwater features of a large area...

2014-04-29 08:41:38

MUMBAI, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka and DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Launches a 600-seat facility - About 1000 direct and 1500 indirect jobs to be generated Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, today officially inaugurated its newest center in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka. This experience center was inaugurated by Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera, Chairman & Director General, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka in the presence of...

2014-04-23 08:27:45

VICTORIA, Seychelles, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seychelles News Agency has launched on http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com . But does a tiny African country like the Seychelles islands in the western Indian Ocean with a population of 90,000 people really have news? Aren't the headlines going to be just 'more people knocked out by falling coconuts on white sandy beaches' and 'the royals on honeymoon in 5 stars resorts'? That's what you might think the Seychelles...

2014-04-07 23:00:16

Myanmar’s Ministry of Industry is supporting and endorsing CMT’s first Myanmar Manufacturing Summit scheduled on 26-27 May 2014, in Yangon. This event attracts top-notch manufacturers from across the FMCG, automotive, garment, industrial, packaging, pharmaceuticals industry players plus key officials from DICA, MIC & various Ministries. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 An influx of FDI especially in manufacturing sectors, growing consumer base & low cost workforce has...

2014-03-14 08:21:50

BEIJING, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to inaugurate Beijing-Yangon and Chengdu-Kunming-Yangon services on March 30. Yangon, the city for pilgrimage, the "City of Peace" which oozes immense oriental charms, will be within easy reach. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO At the end of 2013, Air China introduced nonstop services from Beijing to Chiang Mai and Siem Reap, and in 2014, the carrier will continue its "Pilgrimage Tour." For travelers who...

2014-03-04 23:01:27

The trailer for an upcoming film was just released featuring a recent American-Burmese expedition to remote Myanmar’s Mount Gamlang Razi and its new disputed elevation record, measured by Juniper Systems' Archer Field PC. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The trailer for an upcoming film was just released featuring a recent American-Burmese expedition to remote Myanmar’s Mount Gamlang Razi and its new disputed elevation record. The climbers claim that Gamlang...

Tropical Cyclone Helen Headed For India
2013-11-20 15:50:38

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum sustained winds near 50 knots/57.5 mph/92.6 kph. It was centered near 15.5 north and 83.9 east, about 499 nautical miles/574.2 miles/924.1 km south-southwest of Calcutta, India. Helen was crawling to the northwest at 1 knot/1.1 mph/1.8 kph. A mid-level subtropical ridge...

Tropical Cyclone 04B Forms In Northern Indian Ocean
2013-11-19 12:52:12

NASA The fourth tropical cyclone of the Northern Indian Ocean season formed and is headed for landfall in a couple of days in southeastern India. NASA's TRMM satellite saw broken bands of thunderstorms with moderate rainfall in the northern and eastern quadrants of Tropical Cyclone 04B on Nov. 19. Tropical Cyclone 04B was located just 180 nautical miles south-southeast of Visakhapatnam, India near 15.0 north and 84.5 east at 1500 UTC/10 a.m. EST on Nov. 19. 04B had maximum sustained...


Latest Indian ocean Reference Libraries

Persian Gulf
2013-04-18 13:55:23

The Persian Gulf is located in the western part of Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. It’s an addition to the Indian Ocean. The Gulf was the focal point of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, which each side assaulted the other’s oil tankers. In the year 1991, the Persian Gulf again was the background for what was known as the “Persian Gulf War” or otherwise known as the “Gulf War”, despite the fact that this disagreement was mainly a land conflict, when Iraq raided Kuwait...

601px-Echinophilia
2012-04-03 19:33:28

Chalice Corals, are a family of stony corals in the Pectiniidae family. Members of this family are mostly colonial but at least one species, Echinomorpha nishihirai, is solitary. These corals are endemic to the Indian and Pacific oceans. Pectiniids have a number of different forms but are basically streamlined and smooth. Polyps are large and brightly colored and resemble those of members of the Mussidae family of corals. The polyps are only extended at night. Tentacles are translucent,...

800px-Discosoma
2012-04-03 15:24:52

Discosoma (or Actinodiscus) is a genus of soft mushroom coral native to the Indian Ocean. This genus is sometimes incorrectly referred to as mushroom anemone or disc anemone. This coral is commonly collected and used worldwide in marine aquariums, where it is known to grow easily. There are 5 known species of mushroom coral: Actinodiscus dawydoffi, Actinodiscus fungiformis, Discosoma nummiforme, Actinodiscus rubraoris, and Actinodiscus unguja.

800px-Fungia_paumotensis
2012-04-03 14:30:21

Plate Coral, (Fungia paumotensis), is a species of stony coral that occurs in the Indian Ocean on upper reef slopes especially where there is considerable movement of the water from wave action. It is usually found on sand or beds of coral fragments. This solitary, non-colonial coral is free living and not attached to the seabed. It is elongated and oval in shape and can grow rather large. Its single large polyp can be up to 9.8 inches long and is embedded in a cup shaped hollow known as...

Amsterdam Albatross, Diomedea amsterdamensis
2012-01-11 16:31:30

Amsterdam Albatross or Amsterdam Island Albatross, (Diomedea amsterdamensis), is a species of albatross belonging to the Diomedeidae family. It was first described in 1983 and was originally believed to be a subspecies of the Wandering Albatross. BirdLife International now recognizes it as a separate species, but it is still considered a subspecies to some. The Amsterdam Albatross breeds only on Amsterdam Island, French Southern Territories in the southern Indian Ocean, at an elevation...

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