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2013-05-09 23:30:14

BICS selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. Djibouti City, Djibouti (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today that it has been selected by BICS, a leading global provider of international carrier services, to serve as its location for a gateway hub in East Africa. BICS will leverage the Djibouti Data Center´s strategic position in East Africa as the major meeting point...

Strong Correlation Between Asian Summer Monsoon And The Climate Pattern That Preceded It
2013-04-24 10:13:28

University of California, San Diego For much of Asia, the pace of life is tuned to rhythms of monsoons. The summer rainy season is especially important for securing the water and food supplies for more than a billion people. Its variations can mean the difference between drought and flood. Now a Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego-led study reports on a crucial connection that could drastically improve the ability of forecasters to reliably predict the monsoon a few months...

2013-03-03 23:00:29

The DDC is the first and only data center facility in East Africa to provide direct fiber access to five undersea cable systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa. MTN selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. United Arab Emirates, Dubai (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today at the Capacity Middle East Conference the launch of its commercial...

Pieces Of Lost Continent Discovered Buried Beneath Indian Ocean
2013-02-25 10:34:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tales of submerged or ℠lost´ areas of land have been prevalent in popular culture since the days of Plato. Yet, while we never found the lost city of Atlantis, an international group of scientists has found evidence of an ancient micro-continent resting beneath two islands in the Indian Ocean. Until around 750 million years ago, all of the dry land on Earth was collected into a single continent called Rodinia, the older...

Teaching Children About The Environment Can Affect The Knowledge And Behavior Of Their Parents
2013-02-14 15:41:25

Imperial College London Scientists from Imperial College London surveyed the families of 160 schoolchildren in the Seychelles, some of whom took part in educational activities about the island's valuable wetland resources. They found that the parents of children who took part in the wetland activities were more knowledgeable about wetlands and, were more inclined to undertake 'environmentally friendly' behaviors such as conserving water in their homes. The findings are published this...

2013-01-08 05:00:53

Global event organizer Centre for Management Technology and official host Ministry of Electric Power welcome industry majors to the country´s first power conference, delving into foreign investors-friendly power projects and opportunities in support of the country´s economic and social development plans. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Wide-ranging opportunities in power generation, transmission and distribution beckon in Myanmar's power sector, especially in the...

2013-01-03 05:00:23

Official host Ministry of Mines and global event organizer Centre for Management Technology to stage the 2nd Myanmar Mining Summit in Yangon on 21-24 January 2013 specifically to zoom into the highly anticipated updates on the amended mining laws and fiscal regime. Yangon, Myanmar (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 With the new foreign investment law in place, investors worldwide are eyeing Myanmar — the new frontier market of Asia — exploring business ventures in various sectors...


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...

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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,...

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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.

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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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