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2010-12-22 08:08:26

By David Malmquist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science A new study of local sea-level trends by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) brings both good and bad news to localities concerned with coastal inundation and flooding along the shores of Chesapeake Bay. Dr. John Boon, the study's lead author, says the good news is that "absolute sea level in Chesapeake Bay is rising only about half as fast as the global average rise rate." The bad news, says Boon, is that...

2010-12-15 11:40:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Tide, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand of apparel that boasts exceptional craftsmanship, clean lines, fine quality and classic design, recently celebrated the addition of their 400th retail location - John Craig, Marriott Orlando. Now featured in 38 states, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean, Southern Tide amassed the 400 retail locations in three and a half years. In addition to adding new retailers, Southern Tide has also expanded...

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2010-12-13 08:45:50

Hannah Hickey, University of Washington The emerging tidal-energy industry is spawning another in its shadow: tidal-energy monitoring. Little is known about tidal turbines' environmental effects and environmentalists, regulators and turbine manufacturers all need more data to allow the industry to grow. Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a set of numerical models, solved by computers, to study how changing water pressure and speed around turbines affects sediment...

2010-11-29 12:32:46

US Naval Academy researchers look to convert tidal energy into electricity Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity. Now lessons learned from the ocean's largest mammals has inspired United States Naval Academy researchers to tackle one of the serious challenges of this technology: the low velocity associated with many tidal flows and the difficulty...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

The Tides Foundation Pizzigati Prize will award $10,000 to an open source software developer whose work is helping nonprofits succeed SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the fifth annual awarding of the $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest, the nation's top honor for software developers working with nonprofits to help forge innovative social change. The Tides Foundation will be accepting nominations for this...

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2010-10-20 14:29:46

Sea levels around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic have risen since the mid nineteenth century and the rate of sea-level rise has accelerated over recent decades, according to newly published research. The findings are as expected under global warming and consistent with observations elsewhere around the globe. "We have been fortunate in being able to compare modern sea-level measurements obtained from tide gauges and from satellite radar altimeters with historical measurements made...

2010-08-25 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) is proud to announce California native Jennifer Jean as the winner of "Brighten Bay Idol," an online talent search for the next bright star! The talent search, kicked off in January, invited aspiring actors to log on to BrightenBay.com to send in their audition tapes for an opportunity to win a walk-on role on the popular CBS soap series, "As the World Turns." Jennifer was named the lucky audition winner when she...

2010-08-04 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tide is proud to announce five-time Grammy Award winner Faith Hill as the new ambassador for its Tide Loads of Hope program. In 2005, the devastation of Hurricane Katrina inspired the launch of Tide Loads of Hope, a mobile laundry service that provides clean clothes to families affected by disaster. For nearly five years, Tide Loads of Hope has offered free laundry services to communities in the wake of major disasters like Hurricanes Katrina, Gustav,...

2010-07-19 12:58:00

CINCINNATI, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) iconic detergent brand Tide( )has announced a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox's summer family film, "Ramona and Beezus," which debuts in theatres on July 23. Through a multi-faceted marketing partnership, Tide with Acti-Lift technology and "Ramona and Beezus" will encourage kids across the country to have fun and express themselves both through what they wear and what they do...even if it means getting...

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2010-06-07 09:15:12

The mystery of how the world's largest living reptile - the estuarine crocodile - has come to occupy so many South Pacific islands separated by huge stretches of ocean despite being a poor swimmer has at last been solved by a group of Australian ecologists. Publishing their new study in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology, they say that like a surfer catching a wave, the crocodiles ride ocean currents to cross large areas of open sea. The estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Moon -- natural satellite of a planet, in particular, the single natural satellite of the earth. The Earth-Moon System The moon is the earth's nearest neighbor in space. In addition to its proximity, the moon is also exceptional in that it is quite massive compared to the earth itself, the ratio of their masses being far larger than the similar ratios of other natural satellites to the planets they orbit (with the exception of Charon and Pluto). For this reason, the...

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