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2009-02-02 08:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Security National Guaranty (SNG) today announced plans to develop the greenest ecoresort in the world on the Monterey Peninsula. To be located on a degraded former sand mining site, Monterey Bay Shores Ecoresort will be an environmentally friendly development that will provide visitors, tourists and residents with an ideal green living environment as well as educational facilities for instruction on sustainability and environmental principles. The...

2008-12-18 18:24:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, on the announcement that President-elect Barack Obama will appoint Dr. Jane Lubchenco as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the nation's principal ocean agency. "I am absolutely delighted that Jane Lubchenco has been named NOAA Administrator by President-elect...

2008-08-08 12:00:24

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California State Legislature unanimously approved a resolution officially proclaiming the last week in September as Sea Otter Awareness Week throughout California. "Sea Otter Awareness Week is about informing people of the threats that sea otters still face every day and about what concerned citizens can do to help sea otters make a thriving comeback," said Jim Curland, marine program associate for Defenders of Wildlife. "Education...

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2006-08-01 15:57:02

May be first robot team to self-choreograph movements This August in Monterey Bay, Calif., an entire fleet of undersea robots will for the first time work together without the aid of humans to make detailed and efficient observations of the ocean. The oceanographic test bed in Monterey is expected to yield rich information in particular about a periodic upwelling of cold water that occurs at this time of year near Point Año Nuevo, northwest of Monterey Bay. But the...


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2012-04-03 19:15:23

The Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora colorata), also known as the Mauve Stinger, is a species of jellyfish found primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. This species has been studied closely by scientists hoping to gain a better understanding about the creature’s eating habits. The bell (body) of the jellyfish is up to 27.6 inches in diameter, with a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with age of each individual, consisting mainly of eight long dark arms, and...

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