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2014-09-16 23:00:29

Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave has topped a “Sacred Places of a Lifetime” list compiled by National Geographic, bolstering Belize’s reputation as one of the world’s best cultural tourism destinations, according to the Lodge at Chaa Creek. San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 National Geographic has placed Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave at the top of a new list of "Sacred Places of a Lifetime,” bolstering the little country’s reputation as one of...

2014-08-27 23:14:12

In an August 22 radio interview, Booth shares surprising advice on using solitude and introspection to become more courageous. On the Kim Power Stilson Show, she talks about her years of solo travel and her National Geographic book, Only Pack What You Can Carry. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Janice Holly Booth didn’t choose to travel alone; she did so by necessity when no-one would join her on an adventure outing to southern Utah where she’d decided to try...

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2014-07-21 04:23:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While watching brightly-colored fish flit about in an aquarium tends to be a calm and relaxing experience, monitoring exactly where those aquatic creatures came from and what methods were used to capture them is an entirely different story. According to Jane J. Lee of National Geographic, the aquarium fish trade “is a global industry with no centralized database to track what gets bought and sold, and with no central governing...

2014-07-17 12:26:08

Use of Recycled Fiber in Top Magazine is a Game-Changer for the Publishing Industry WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. The shift clearly demonstrates the viability of using recycled paper for high...

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2014-07-02 10:06:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using 3-D laser scanning technology, a team of explorers has developed a Google Earth-style map of some of the largest caves in the world located in southeast China. The scans and a virtual tour of the caves are featured in the newest issue of National Geographic and available on the publications website. “It’s a brilliant technique, which has only just been started to be used in caves, and it’s almost uniquely applicable in cave...

2014-07-02 08:25:31

Four National Geographic Titles Join Next Issue's "All You Can Eat" Newsstand NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Issue Media(TM) (www.nextissue.com), the first and only company to provide unlimited access to premium digital magazine content in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the addition of the world-renowned National Geographic family of titles to its growing newsstand of over 140 world-class magazines. The addition of award-winning National Geographic, National...

2014-05-31 23:07:26

IMEC supports manufacturing benchmarking through open-access web portal. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI), part of The MPI Group, in coordination with the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) has unveiled the Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Assessment Tool to help identify and measure strategic benchmarks in key areas of manufacturing businesses. The NGM Assessment Tool...

2014-05-15 08:38:47

BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerity's premier Digital Experience team has helped National Geographic win Ektron's Site of the Year award in the "Intranet" category. To select the winners, a panel of judges looked at candidates' use of Ektron to deliver measurable business results, integration with enterprise applications, multichannel visitor engagement and overall visitor experience. During a year-long project engagement, Celerity helped build "ngconnect," a highly...

2014-04-30 16:28:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COSI has announced plans to partner with National Geographic to open The National Geographic Giant Screen Theater at COSI on May 1, 2014. Through this branding partnership, COSI will gain special access to one of the world's largest giant-screen film libraries that includes award-winning films in 2D and 3D digital formats, and COSI will commit a portion of programming each year exclusively to National Geographic films....

2014-04-16 08:29:25

NatGeoFood.com Bloggers Include Chef José Andrés, Writer Maryn McKenna andPolicy Blogger Mary Beth Albright WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Geographic launches a Web portal, NatGeoFood.com, dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide food for all as the world's population grows and climate change impacts growing seasons and planting zones. NatGeoFood.com will aggregate content from a major series in...


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