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2015-03-02 04:27:38

Mare Nostrum partners will meet in Kavala, Greece to jointly develop alternative legal-institutional instruments for better implementation of integrated coastal zone management along the Mediterranean KAVALA,

2015-02-27 23:19:42

Pita House Restaurant has recently developed a new mobile application that allows their customers to order and pay from their smartphones and mobile devices. Schaumburg,

2015-02-23 04:20:18

A groundbreaking survey conducted by Mare Nostrum shows that environmental NGOs from different Mediterranean countries wish to cooperate to fight overfishing, tourism pressures and increased litter TEL

bottle nose dolphin
2015-02-20 08:01:06

The bottlenose dolphin only colonized the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age -- about 18,000 years ago -- according to new research.

2015-02-09 23:06:00

Meat Institute Notes Greater Processed Meat Consumption in Mediterranean Diet Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 The North American Meat Institute

2015-01-07 04:21:07

New novel plights Navy against itself as carrier crew combat the deadly Ebola virus aboard a floating hot-zone. SAN DIEGO, Jan.

2014-12-17 23:08:17

SAVI Vital™ is an all-natural supplement based on the Mediterranean diet that helps to address cellular inflammation.

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2014-12-15 09:22:17

Smart agricultural practices and an extensive grain-trade network enabled the Romans to thrive in the water-limited environment of the Mediterranean, a new study shows.

Mediterranean diet longer telomeres
2014-12-05 05:15:30

Although the Mediterranean diet has long been linked with longer life, the science behind this connection has been poorly understood. A new study has shown that the health and aging benefits of the Mediterranean diet may be associated with increased telomere length.


Latest Mediterranean Reference Libraries

Mediterranean feather star, Antedon mediterranea
2013-05-18 06:26:42

The Mediterranean feather star is a filter feeder that obtains food by straining suspended matter and food particles from water. The star has a stalk that has up to forty tendrils, (threadlike organs) which help the star cling to hard surfaces. The “body” of the star is called a calyx and is shaped like a small cup. This calyx is surrounded by feathery pinnules bearing arms. These arms are quite unique in the fact that they can regenerate if one should get broken off; these arms extend to...

Mediterranean Sea
2013-02-21 13:38:18

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea that is connected to the Atlantic Ocean enclosed by the Mediterranean region and almost totally surrounded by land: by Europe and Anatolia on the north, North Africa to the south, and Levant on the east. The sea is occasionally considered a part of the Atlantic Ocean, although it’s often identified as a totally separate body of water. The name Mediterranean comes from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning “inland” or “in the middle of the land”. It...

Mediterranean Monk Seal, Monachus monachus
2012-06-23 10:50:34

The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is a rare pinniped, or “fin-footed mammal” that can be found in areas of the Mediterranean Sea, as well as in the Atlantic waters of the Tropic of Cancer. Not much is known about the chosen land habitats of this seal, but until the 20th century, it could be seen relaxing or pup rearing on open beaches. It now dwells in underwater caves and caverns in order to escape human actions including tourism and expansion. The Mediterranean monk...

2012-06-14 09:51:23

Symbol: SIER5 Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2012-06-14 10:26:51

Symbol: SCBA Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   FEBA2 Festuca barbata Loefl. ex L.   SCCA22 Schismus calycinus (Loefl.) K. Koch Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NM, NV, TX, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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bowerly
  • Large; stout; burly.
The word 'bowerly' is an alteration of 'burly'.