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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Listing Revised
2011-09-19 11:26:37

  US agencies issued a final ruling on Friday changing the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) from a single threatened species to nine unique population segments, reports AFP. Scientists for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) believe the new ruling will help them focus conservation efforts on the specific needs of the distinct populations. NOAA and FWS share jurisdiction for...

2011-06-07 15:31:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautica®, a leading global lifestyle brand, and Oceana, an ocean conservation organization dedicated to protecting the world's oceans, will join forces to raise awareness for "World Oceans Day" on June 8, 2011. World Oceans Day pays homage to the world's oceans and the important role the oceans play in our lives. As an official holiday, it aims to engage more people in the fight to reverse the declining health of marine ecosystems....

2011-06-02 14:12:00

In the news release, You Voted! Garnier to Donate $100,000 to Clean Water Charities, issued today by Garnier over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare established in 2010 to proudly support and promote a cleaner, greener future," rather than "The donation is part of a larger Garnier partnership with EarthShare - an environmental organization established in 2010 to...

2011-06-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnier announced today that it will donate $100,000 to clean water charities. The donation marks the culmination of an online program in which Garnier asked consumers to vote for the environmental cause they care about most passionately. Clean Water was the program's clear winner, receiving 52% of the votes, followed by Recycling and Sustainability with 36% of the votes, and Urban Greening with 12% of the votes. The donation is part of a larger...

2011-04-11 00:00:36

Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2011 Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Cousteau will join Green Builder Media...

2011-01-12 08:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Belize a leader in Belize Real Estate eco-friendly growth is pleased to announce a new ban on trawling in the crystal blue Caribbean waters of our country. This ban will be key to the growth of Belize as the premiere destination for environmentally concerned investors. This complete and permanent ban is a very important step toward safeguarding the world's oceans, and we feel it is significant that Belize, a country so focused on...

2011-01-12 08:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Belize, a leader in Belize Real Estate eco-friendly growth, is pleased to announce a new ban on trawling in the crystal blue Caribbean waters of our country. This ban will be key to the growth of Belize as the premiere destination for environmentally concerned investors. This complete and permanent ban is a very important step toward safeguarding the world's oceans, and we feel it is significant that Belize, a country so focused on...

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2010-11-22 12:35:00

According to a new report, at least 1.3 million sharks were harvested from the Atlantic in 2008 by industrial-scale fisheries unhampered by catch or size limits. The study, which was released by advocacy group Oceana, said the actual figure may be higher due to under-reporting. Oceana released the report at a meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). The 48-member ICCAT is responsible for ensuring that commercial fisheries are...

2010-10-26 15:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oceana Santa Monica is offering guests a chance to literally hide away from it all. For out of town guests and Angelenos just wanting to escape the chaos of the city, the Oceana provides the perfect oasis, while offering a great value for their over-sized rooms and suites. When a guest books the Hideaway Package, they will receive: $50 off of their Ocean View Suite or Room $50 credit to spend in the guest-exclusive Ocean Lounge or in the...

2010-07-21 09:30:00

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hank Freid, CEO of Impulsive Group, a Manhattan-based lifestyle hospitality company, has partnered with the non-profit conservation group Oceana to raise money in support of relief efforts for the Deepwater Drilling Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. From July 22 to Sept. 1, 2010, guests staying at Impulsive Group's hotels throughout the city can help the cause and make a contribution to Oceana during their visit.* Donations can be made in the amount of $2,...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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