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Climate scientists are using the US and Australian navies to deploy robotic measuring devices in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean.
Written in coconut DNA are two origins of cultivation, several ancient trade routes, and the history of the colonization of the Americas.
Increased Agulhas "leakage" significant player in global climate variability.
The Agulhas Current which runs along the east coast of Africa may not be as well known as its counterpart in the Atlantic, the Gulf Stream, but researchers are now taking a much closer look at this current and its "leakage" from the Indian Ocean into the Atlantic Ocean.
SAN MATEO, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AlphaDetail, a leader in global primary market research for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, just completed a year of record revenue and profitability, making it one of the fastest growing market research companies in the United States. "On March 21, 2011 - the first day of spring - AlphaDetail celebrated its 10-year anniversary," announced Rishi Varma, President & CEO. The company has a long history of philanthropy, supporting a...
A recent study finds invisible oceanographic factors that keep populations separate.
Wildlife Conservation Society researchers urge protection and management for Indian Ocean coral reefs most likely to persist into future.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.giveshoes.org) and Sport Chalet have joined forces again to bring shoes to victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the Pacific Rim.
SINGAPORE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus has launched the Argus Mideast Gulf and Indian Ocean Products (AMGIO) report, a service that provides a range of price assessments of refined oil products in the Mideast Gulf and Indian Ocean.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, is offering individuals looking to assist the victims of the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan last week an opportunity to help.
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...
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,...
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.
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 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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