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Law Of The Sea Authorizes Animal Tagging Research Without

Law Of The Sea Authorizes Animal Tagging Research Without Nations' Consent

Provided by Kati Moore and Tim Lucas, Duke University Many marine animals are world travelers, and scientists who study and track them can rarely predict through which nations’ territorial waters their paths will lead. In a new paper in...

Latest Political geography Stories

2014-10-30 23:12:46

The 2014 FT4TA Tromelin Island DXpedition team needed a superior DVA setup to handle the immense amount of HF radio traffic they expect to generate. The team turned to DX Engineering’s Ham Radio HF communications experts for its newest HF transmit designs, the 80 Meter DX Engineering Dual Vertical Array System. Akron, OH (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The 2014 FT4TA Tromelin Island DXpedition team needed a superior DVA setup to handle the immense amount of HF radio traffic they expect to...

2014-10-30 08:42:57

KT Press reports on the president's unmatched popularity on social media KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to KT Press, he is a tweep, and a tech addict! Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is described by the International Telecommunications Union as the "Digital President." Social media analysts say Kagame is Africa's most conversational president. Kagame has the biggest following on Twitter than any other African leader. Photo -...

2014-10-30 08:28:33

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Trade Centre in London, England, is the foremost not-for-profit organization promoting trade between Great Britain and Taiwan. Recently, it has also become more multi-task-oriented and more multi-functional, with the Centre featuring some of Taiwan's best companies in a display of a comprehensive range of products promoting a smarter, greener, and healthier living experience. The display is located at the Taiwan Trade Centre office...

2014-10-29 23:11:50

The World Olympians Association [WOA], the representative body for Olympians worldwide, has launched the #TargetEbola campaign to help combat Ebola in Sierra Leone and other areas in West Africa. Florida Keys, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Gary Hall Sr., Director of The Race Club and President of the United States Olympic Association, is helping to spread the word about #targetebola. Dr Francis Dove Edwin, two-time Olympian from Sierra Leone, has been appointed to the Presidential task...

2014-10-29 23:10:28

Access's non-profit partner organization needs more donations to meet goal of reaching all Liberians by 2020. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 International media outlets have focused their attention on West Africa in light of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. By far the hardest hit country is Liberia, with over half of the recorded deaths within its borders. American military personnel and hundreds of aid workers from international agencies have descended on...

2014-10-29 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (MACP) -- Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries. "Morocco will give its active support to the United Arab Emirates in their fight against terrorism and for the...

2014-10-29 08:26:25

Showcasing Taiwan's Award-winning Brands TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Green Products Campaign, featuring award-winning brands, finally makes its debut in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154914 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154915 Without a doubt, global warming has become a serious threat to many parts of Asia, and the effects of climate change in the region over the past few years have...

2014-10-28 08:35:23

New documentary features Health City Cayman Islands, founded by the man the Wall Street Journal calls the "Henry Ford of Healthcare" GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health City Cayman Islands, a new, high-tech hospital in the Caribbean, is increasingly seen as a model for US health systems struggling to remain profitable in the face of razor-thin margins and declining reimbursement. Less than two hours by air from Miami, the planned 2,000-bed facility...

2014-10-28 00:28:54

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, after Russia, Canada, China and the United States. The size of the country as made it a focus for IVD companies. This report, The IVD Market in Brazil, provides market estimates and forecasts for the main categories of in vitro diagnostics, and forecasts those markets to 2017. Information was obtained by both primary and secondary sources. Annual reports, trade publications, as well as telephone...

2014-10-27 23:00:53

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s new Jungle Bells all-inclusive Belize Christmas vacation package offers a unique approach to enjoying the holidays while a sharing tropical adventure with family and friends. San Ignacio (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced a new, limited time only Belize Christmas vacation package that offers a unique approach to enjoying the holidays while sharing a tropical adventure with family and friends, according to the Belizean...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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