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2012-07-12 02:29:15

SAO PAULO, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced that Terra, a global digital media company and content producer, will use its Vyvx Managed Video Network Solutions (MVNS) to broadcast sports and other special events. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA77008LOGO) Terra has a presence in 18 countries and is the largest Latin American digital media company. Its broadcasts are transmitted to as many as 36 simultaneous channels,...

2012-06-22 06:21:59

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company providing consumers with A Healthy Way of Life(TM), today announced its increased efforts to combat hunger during the iconic start of the Subway Series, with the New York Mets playing the New York Yankees, on Friday, June 22nd at Citi Field. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050324/NYTH131 ) Since the beginning of the baseball season, Food...

First Satellite Deforestation Tracker For Whole Of Latin America Developed
2012-06-19 11:07:28

An international team of researchers in Colombia, the UK, US and Switzerland have developed the first ever system to monitor deforestation across Latin America in near real-time using satellite data An international team of researchers in Colombia, the UK, USA and Switzerland have developed the first ever system to monitor deforestation across Latin America in near real-time using satellite data. Preliminary results from the new system reveal that in parts of Colombia, deforestation has...

2012-05-23 10:23:00

CISCO, Texas, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian-Canadian Oil Royalties Ltd. (OTCBB: AUCAF) ("ACOR" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the completion of a definitive farm-out agreement with Terra Nova Minerals Inc. on the exploration of its Australian Cooper Basin holdings (the "Farm-Out"). The Farm-Out, which was made effective May 11, 2012, set out terms by which Terra Nova may earn a 55% working interest in ACOR's PEL 112 and PEL 444 concessions by funding seismic...

Image 1 - End of Winter: How 2012 Snow Stacks Up
2012-03-16 03:08:27

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?" These two snow cover maps show the difference between snow extent on March 3, 2011, and March 5, 2012. The maps were compiled from data collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite. In 2012, the snow cover is very spotty compared to 2011. In 2011, the Great Lakes were clearly defined by surrounding snow, and snow blanketed the Rocky Mountains, Nevada's...

2012-03-15 12:11:32

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?" These two snow cover maps show the difference between snow extent on March 3, 2011, and March 5, 2012. The maps were compiled from data collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite. In 2012, the snow cover is very spotty compared to 2011. In 2011, the Great Lakes were clearly defined by surrounding snow, and snow blanketed the Rocky Mountains, Nevada's...

Image 1 - Falling Clouds May Combat Global Warming
2012-02-22 13:47:46

In what may be a natural response to rising global temperatures, Earth's clouds fell by an average of approximately one-percent over the first decade of this century, a new study funded by NASA and completed by scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand has discovered. According to a Tuesday press release from the U.S. space agency, experts at the university studied 10 years worth of global cloud-top height measurements from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR)...

NASA Sees Giovanna Reach Cyclone Strength, Threaten Madagascar
2012-02-13 18:00:48

Tropical Storm 12S built up steam and became a cyclone on February 10, 2012 as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. Residents of east-central Madagascar should prepare for this cyclone to make landfall by February 13 according to forecasters. Now named Cyclone Giovanna, this storm has reached Category One status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane/Cyclone scale with maximum sustained winds near 65 knots (~75 mph/120.4 kph) on February 10, 2012. It was located about 480 nautical miles (552...

2012-02-02 11:22:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The doors are open and the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time. CERES continuously measures the amount of energy leaving the Earth-atmosphere system, allowing scientists to determine the planet's energy balance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Images at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NPP/news/npp-ceres-firstlight.html CERES arrived in space...

2011-10-19 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released a series of new satellite data visualizations that show tens of millions of fires detected worldwide from space since 2002. The visualizations show fire observations made by the MODerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, instruments onboard NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA maintains a comprehensive research program using satellites,...