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2014-07-22 05:00:37

Cell Press By using sophisticated GPS tracking to monitor seals' every movement, researchers have shown for the first time that some individuals are repeatedly drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made structures probably serve as artificial reefs and attractive hunting grounds, according to a study published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 21. "I was shocked when I first saw the stunning grid pattern of a seal track around Sheringham Shoal," an...

2014-07-02 23:08:04

Parents Magazine Publisher Receives Leadership Award Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Easter Seals honored the Meredith Corporation with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner held in Washington, D.C. The awards recognize exceptional partners, corporations, organizations, foundations and visionaries making a difference in Easter Seals’ areas of key initiatives: brain health, veterans and healthy families. The Meredith Corporation won the award in...

2014-06-17 23:02:10

SEAL Innovation Team member Alex Meyer delivers the team their first National Championship in the USA Swimming Open Water 5k National Championship at Castaic Lake in California. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Former open water world champion, Alex Meyer, won the USA Swimming 5K Open Water National Championship today at Castaic Lake, California. Meyer, who tied for third in the event’s 10K race on Friday qualifying him for the 2014 Pan Pacific Games, commented after his victory that...

2014-06-17 23:01:08

Ashley Twichell qualified for the U.S. Open Water National team with a sixth place finish in the Women’s 10K event at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships at Castaic Lake, California this weekend. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Ashley Twichell qualified for the U.S. Open Water National team with a sixth place finish in the Women’s 10K event at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships at Castaic Lake, California this weekend.     The 2014...

2014-05-14 12:27:48

Founder Marcus Luttrell Headlines Event Offering Combat Vets and Their Families a Place to Heal HOUSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lone Survivor Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing unique healing opportunities for U.S. Armed Forces members and their families, hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for its first retreat facility in Crystal Beach, TX. BRINT Construction, a family owned homebuilder, designed two separate two-story buildings - a conference center in the...

2014-05-01 08:29:11

Written, Produced and Directed by a Post 9/11 Veteran--with All-Star Veteran Cast and Crew--Spots Use Light Humor to Challenge the Public's Perceptions of Returning Veterans CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Easter Seals Dixon Center releases its second Public Service Announcement (PSA), part of a series created to use light humor to reinforce subtle, but positive, attributes of returning veterans and offer Easter Seals Dixon Center services to those who need...

2014-04-17 08:25:15

~ Partnership to create new jobs and financial impact in the Danville River District DANVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Launch Place announced today a $250,000 investment in Raleigh, NC-based SEAL Innovation, Inc., to commercialize SEAL SwimSafe(TM). Utilizing wearable swim bands and state-of-the-art detection technology, SEAL SwimSafe(TM) will help improve swim safety and reduce drowning and injury by alerting guardians of swimmer distress. For this investment, SEAL...

2014-03-26 12:29:35

TORONTO, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Easter Seals Canada launches the 2014 Easter Seals Paper Egg campaign today, involving national and local retailers in a fundraising campaign poised to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of children with disabilities. During the four-week campaign, which ends on Easter Sunday, April 20(th), sponsor retailers will invite shoppers to purchase $2 Paper Eggs and write their names on them. Throughout the campaign, store staff will post the...

2014-03-17 08:22:06

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A portfolio of sophisticated wheel seals from Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) will help heavy duty vehicle manufacturers meet renewed demands for better fuel economy, longer service life and increased wheel durability as their trucks and trailers roll along American highways. Freudenberg-NOK's MileMaker(TM) wheel seals are made of an advanced, proprietary material that reduces friction and lowers torque 50 percent...

2014-03-12 08:21:56

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR COMPETITIVE, ADVENTURE-PACKED OBSTACLE COURSE RACE THAT SIMULATES REAL SEAL TRAINING MIAMI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To challenge even the most rigorous obstacle course / mud races in the market today, former Navy SEALs launched BattleFrog (www.battlefrogseries.com), the most adventure-packed, 15K, 5K or 1K obstacle course race (OCR) series in the history of the sport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/FL81626LOGO-a Inspired by BUD/S...


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Weddell Seal, Leptonychotes weddellii
2012-06-27 21:35:24

The Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) is a large true seal in the Lobodontini tribe. It is native to Antarctica, with its range consisting of a large “ring” that surrounds Antarctica. This seal will spend most of its time in the water instead of on land. The Weddell seal appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”.  It is estimated this seal numbers over 800,000 individuals in the wild. First discovered in 1820s by a British sealing captain...

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