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2014-05-13 12:33:05

DETROIT, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The focused, speedy recovery of the Motor City ignites a stunning decision by local, woman-owned gallery to push businesses to the next level. The daily street vibe is sparking a faster pace. People are working together, combined with positive buzz, to trigger opportunity. Presence II Productions Gallery Of Decorative Art and Design is featuring weekly, showcased collaborations. The campaign debuts May 15(th) 2014 at 1274 Library Street Studio...

2014-04-15 16:25:31

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Wireless Landscape Datasheet 2013A comprehensive collection of essential metrics and data points for all countries and mobile carriers operating across the Global region.SUBSCRIPTIONSOperator Subscriptions:-- Total subscriptions-- Historic & forecast (2011 to 2018)-- Growth (2011 to 2012) Subscriptions by Technology:-- GSM, W-CDMA, HSPA, LTE-- CDMA, 1xRTT, 1xEV-DO, 1xEV-DO Rev...

2014-02-12 16:22:41

EDMOUND, Okla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Immune Technologies Inc, a Wyoming corporation ("Global") announced today that it entered into a Securities Exchange Agreement effective as of February 3, 2014, to acquire 70% of the issued and outstanding stock of Meekom Gold Exchange and Refinery Corp. Limited, ("Meekom") a Solomon Islands, registered corporation, with the Meekom shareholders ("Meekom Transaction") in exchange for Convertible Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock")....

2013-05-29 23:30:26

1 MIGHTY MOGUL water plans to ship one bottle of high alkaline water to Congo and Darfur for every bottle sold worldwide. The company will implement a Kickstarter campaign around World Environment Day, June 5, 2013, with a goal of raising approximately 1 million dollars from June through July 2013 to support their “U drink: They drink” cause. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Every year, 3.4 Million people die from a water-related disease, and more than 780 million people,...

Powerful 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Solomon Islands, Triggers Deadly Tsunami
2013-02-06 07:00:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Villages on the Solomon Islands were struck by an 8.0 magnitude earthquake Wednesday, triggering a deadly tsunami that has taken the lives of at least six people, according to the latest estimates. Coastal Pacific communities as far away as Hawaii and Australia were also on high alert following the temblor yesterday afternoon. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said that a small tsunami wave reached part of the Solomon...

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2011-02-25 12:59:18

Thriving coral triangle depends on S. China Sea and Solomon Is. for reef diversity University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science faculty were part of an international scientific team to show that strong links between the corals reefs of the South China Sea, West Pacific and Coral Triangle hold the key to preserving fish and marine resources in the Asia-Pacific region. Rosenstiel School researchers Drs. Claire Paris and Robert Cowen and colleagues from the ARC...

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2010-11-04 06:19:01

Australia's military forces could be deployed to the Pacific more often and on bigger missions as small island states become progressively more unstable due to climate change, warned the country's military chief. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been deployed to Samoa to assist with the relief operation after a destructive tsunami killed 143 people. The military has also been sent to the Solomon Islands and East Timor in recent years to enforce law and order there. Air Chief Marshal...

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2010-03-15 18:45:00

There are two powerful cyclones in the Southern Pacific Ocean this week, Tomas and Ului. Ului is a Category Four Cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Scale and is affecting the Solomon Islands where warnings and watches have been posted today, March 15. NASA satellite data has confirmed that Ului is a strong cyclone with a wide reach. Tropical cyclone warnings in the Solomon Islands are in effect for Rennell and Bellona, A tropical cyclone watch is in effect for the provinces of Guadalcanal, Makira,...

2009-04-28 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solomon Islands controversial trade in wild-caught dolphins is to be subject to an in-depth review under the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as decided by the CITES Animals Committee at its annual meeting last week in Geneva. Evidence from leading cetacean experts in the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Cetacean Specialist Group (CSG) reveals a lack of...


Latest Solomon Islands Reference Libraries

Choiseul Pigeon, Microgoura meeki
2014-04-18 11:39:05

The Choiseul Pigeon or Solomon’s Crested Pigeon (Microgoura meeki) is an extinct species of bird belonging to the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It was native to the islands of Choiseul located in the Solomon Islands, although there are unsubstantiated reports that it might have once lived on several nearby islands. The pigeon was monotypic within the genus Microgoura and had no known subspecies. The closest living relative is believed to be the Thick-billed Ground Pigeon, and some...

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2006-09-15 10:25:30

The Ducorps' Cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii) is a species of cockatoo endemic to the Solomon Islands. This small white cockatoo is larger than the Goffin's Cockatoo yet smaller than the Umbrella Cockatoo. Notable features of this cockatoo include a blue eye ring and a recumbent crest which resembles a sail in its raised state.

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'