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2014-07-24 23:02:43

Indiegogo campaign to end in just 6 days, and first 1,000 copies of “Luminous Sea” to be signed by photographer Richard Salas Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “Luminous Sea”, the latest underwater photography book in the Sea of Light trilogy, is currently rounding up its crowdfunding campaign on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo. The last day that campaign contributors and those interested in the Sea of Light trilogy can pre-order the Luminous Sea book and help the...

2010-10-15 07:00:00

SeaGrass Grow campaign takes root in Texas. WASHINGTON and PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A partnership between Columbia Sportswear and The Ocean Foundation is funding a seagrass restoration project in Redfish Bay, near Corpus Christi, Texas. The propeller scar restoration project, made possible by the SeaGrass Grow Campaign and Columbia Sportswear's ongoing financial support, will involve a highly successful technology that stabilizes damaged areas with full recovery...

2010-06-01 12:41:00

Product unveiling and demonstration project scheduled for June 2, 2010 at World Wide Sportsman in Islamorada, Florida. WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bass Pro Shops has joined Columbia Sportswear Company and The Ocean Foundation in their efforts to protect and restore seagrass meadows. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100103/DC31542LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100601/DC13483LOGO) "Seagrass health is critical to everyone who depends on...

2010-01-03 22:09:00

The Ocean Foundation Releases Successful Monitoring Report on Its First Seagrass Restoration Project. WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The monitoring report for the first SeaGrass Grow project shows a successful program that is restoring damaged seagrass meadows. This project is designed to restore areas damaged from propeller scars and vessel groundings. Unfortunately these actions by boaters will continue to impact our sensitive seagrass habitat. It is important to act to...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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