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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.

2010-11-22 12:35:00

According to a new report, over 1 million sharks were harvested from the Atlantic in 2008 by industrial-scale fisheries unhampered by catch or size limits.

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.

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.

2010-03-11 10:55:00

The loggerhead sea turtle should be classified as an endangered species, American wildlife agencies recommended on Wednesday, in a move that could provide enhanced protection for the world's largest hard-shelled turtle by next summer.

2009-12-07 07:23:00

UPPSALA, Sweden and EDISON, N.J., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Q-Med AB and Oceana Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the SOLESTA(TM) pivotal study succeeded in meeting both primary endpoints for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Q-Med AB and Oceana Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-10-21 12:55:00

Environmental groups and international agencies are submitting their proposals to ban trade of certain products derived from endangered species.

2009-07-28 14:10:00

The increase in demand for bluefin tuna has resulted in a call from Monaco and CITES to place Atlantic and Mediterranean bluefin tuna on the world’s endangered species list.

2009-06-21 10:35:00

In an effort to protect rare sea turtles from being caught and killed in fishing nets, fishery managers have looked to a Cape Cod company to build a device they think can help save the turtles without interfering with fishing profits.

2009-06-08 07:00:00

- The Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana and the United Nations Environment Programme join the effort - - World premiere of Acid Test: The Challenge of Ocean Acidification with Sigourney Weaver - SILVER SPRING, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Planet Green presents Blue August, a robust month of on-air and on-line programming that brings to life the wonders and mysteries of the aquatic -- from the majesty of our oceans to the critical issue of clean...

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.