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2011-04-07 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its annual Member convention, Direct Sales Leader LIMU achieves strong growth heading into the second quarter. Part of the significant changes at LIMU is new Member and industry veteran, Robert Dean Jr. Capping off his first week with LIMU, Mr. Dean earned $25,000 through the new LIMU Fast Track Program, marking the highest individual payout in the company's history. Coinciding with this record payment, six additional top...

2011-03-11 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnering significant attention today within the Direct Sales community, supplement company LIMU announced that one of the industry's most sought after network-marketing leaders has joined as a distributor. Robert Dean Jr., new LIMU Member, is now officially working the LIMU business opportunity creating accelerated growth after the company completed a brand transformation and will enter new markets. (Logo:...

2011-01-26 14:59:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIMU's popular Fucoidan-infused energy drink, BLU FROG, has received a new look for the new year. Unveiling the new brand today, LIMU announced the makeover marks a brand new category for the company - LIMU ENERGY. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/FL36467) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100312/FL69564LOGO) "BLU FROG has allowed us to lead healthy energy initiatives with all natural ingredients alongside...

2010-12-17 08:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading fucoidan-focused nutritional company LIMU, has collaborated with technology partner SolutionX, to create a company branded social media platform. Driving social media initiatives in the Direct Sales space, LIMU has advanced its Members' ability to share the LIMU products and opportunity on a Facebook style web platform with the introduction of www.IAMLIMU.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100312/FL69564LOGO) "Direct...

2010-08-05 10:00:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health benefits from marine plants and other ocean life have been documented and promoted throughout the nutritional industry for years. Like most industries, trends emerge and botanicals or superfruits garnered huge market penetration for a few years, but now consumers are turning back to extensively studied natural products including marine bioactives, like Fucoidan and Fish Oil. A polysaccharide found in brown algae, Fucoidan has been studied...

2010-06-01 07:18:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading daily Fucoidan supplement, LIMU ORIGINAL(TM), is now available in a convenient two-ounce pouch as the LIMU ORIGINAL(TM) SHOT. LIMU, the recognized marketplace leader of Fucoidan-based products, launched the new packaging as a part of their brand transformation initiatives. The company has introduced several Fucoidan products into the marketplace, focusing on the marine bioactive's antioxidant, cardiovascular, energy and weight...

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2009-11-11 09:21:10

The kelp forests off southern California are considered to be some of the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet, yet a new study indicates that today's kelp beds are less extensive and lush than those in the recent past. The kelp forest tripled in size from the peak of glaciation 20,000 years ago to about 7,500 years ago, then shrank by up to 70 percent to present day levels, according to the study by Rick Grosberg, professor in the Department of Evolution and Ecology and the...

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2009-08-11 12:41:21

France's northern coast is dealing with a build up of large amounts of putrefied green algae releasing poisonous fumes blamed for the recent death of a horse and the collapse of the rider, AFP reported. Local authorities have declared parts of the coastline off-limits, as they are currently unable to get rid of the decomposing seaweed that has washed up on shores in more than 80 communities across Brittany. Green groups have blamed intensive farming for producing nitrates that feed the...

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2009-07-11 07:40:00

All along the California coast, stretching from Los Angeles to San Francisco, a species of rapidly-growing sea kelp from Japan has begun taking over the coastline and spreading quicker than authorities can contain it. The aggressive seaweed, known to scientists as Undaria pinnatifida, was first detected in the area in May when a local biologist noticed the marine plant clinging to piers and boats in a San Francisco Bay yacht harbor. "I was walking in San Francisco Marina, and that's when I...

2009-07-09 18:03:46

Scientists in San Francisco said a team of divers has been recruited to rid marinas of an exotic form of fast-growing seaweed. The scientists said the kelp, Undaria pinnatifida, is native to Japan and China and was first discovered at the San Francisco Yacht Harbor and the South Beach Harbor in May, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday. The species can grow an entire inch in a single day, said experts with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center satellite lab at San Francisco...


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Kelp Forest
2013-04-19 19:29:03

Kelp forests are areas that are underwater with a high density of kelp. They’re recognized as one of the most dynamic and productive ecosystems on Earth. Smaller regions of anchored kelp are known as kelp beds. Kelp forests can be found worldwide throughout polar and temperate coastal oceans. In the year 2007, kelp forests were discovered in tropical waters near Ecuador as well. While they are physically formed by brown macroalgae of the order Laminariales, kelp forests offer a unique...

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