Oceans, coasts and your health: Reducing risks and reaping rewards
It is clear that the health of our ocean and coastal environment is intimately linked to our health. New ocean and coastal related diseases are emerging. Our beaches and coastal waters are increasingly contaminated. Yet there is a growing awareness about the treasure trove of pharmaceuticals, na...
Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill
As far as health freebies are concerned, the good times are over. As Cte d'Ivoire's (Ivory Coast) peace process moves forward and emergency health care providers start withdrawing, the government has restarted its medical care. This means that health fees are back too.
"[In conflict zones]...
Unraveling the Secrets of the Seabed of Andaman off the Thai coasts
Bangkok – The devastation of Tsunami 2004 is still fresh in the memory. There are a whole lot of lessons to be learnt, of which ‘preparedness in adequate measure’ is considered extremely crucial.// It is better to be safe than sorry, and Thailand has extended this sentiment in evolving suitable str...
Frontier Airlines Extends Mexico Travel Policy for Customers With Concerns About Swine Flu
...Department of Homeland Security as well as from the World Health Organization.
Frontier currently flies to four destinations on the east and west coasts
of Mexico. For more information, please visit FrontierAirlines.com .
About Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Frontier Airlines Holdings, In...
Specialists On Call Earns the Hospital Association of Southern California's Endorsement
..., suburban and critical access hospitals nationwide with immediate 24/7 access to highly trained specialty physicians. With operational bases on both coasts
of the country, SOC is the only privately funded national teleneurology provider to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. For more infor...
HPS Files Patent for Mood-Enhancing Compound Naturally Found in Sea Coral
...en and women," a spokesperson indicated.
Before the Company perfected the reproduction of this compound, it could only
be found in coral reefs off the coasts
of Newfoundland and in the waters off
Brazil's Guiabinha Island.
"The Patent Application covers use in a wide range of products that may be
American Red Cross on the Gulf Coast: Storms Coming and Going
...re being dispatched to prepare for
potential hurricane conditions along the coasts
of Louisiana and Texas.
With more than 1 million meals and snacks served ... to prepare for high winds, flooding and
widespread power outages along the coasts
of Louisiana and Texas. This area
was affected by Hurricane Rita during the...
mtvU & The Jed Foundation Go Beyond 'March Madness,' Spring Break & 5th Anniversary of Iraq War, Dedicating March Programming to College Students' Mental Health
...of weakness and depression. Debuts March 10th on mtvU and http://www.HalfofUs.com . -- Iraqi War Student Veterans -- Student soldiers from both coasts
speak out about the challenges of readjusting to college life and how they're overcoming them. A leading expert on Post Traumatic Stress Diso...
EmPower Research Launches Indian CRO Industry Report
...search, LLC provides high quality, cost-efficient, customized
research and analytics to clients across industries. It has offices in the
East and West coasts
of USA and in Bangalore, India. To view the summary of
the report, please visit http://www.empowerresearch.com . To learn more about
Nature Unleashes Terror Across America
... Mother Nature seems to be furious. Across both coasts
of America and in the Midwest regions, two forms of severe weather have put citizens to the extreme test. While wildfires have been raging across sou...
coasts in Biological News
New studies find global warming will have significant economic impacts on Florida coasts
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- Leading Florida-based scientific researchers released two new studies today, including a Florida State University report finding that climate change will cause significant impacts on Florida's coastlines and economy due to increased sea level rise. A second study by resear...
AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009
...show that the hum is generated primarily along coasts, with no significant hum generation in the deep ocean. In particular, they find that the Pacific coasts
of North America and Central America are important sources of the hum, and the west coast of Europe is a strong secondary source region, while no sign...
NOAA bans commercial harvesting of krill
...istration (NOAA) today published a final rule in the Federal Register prohibiting the harvesting of krill in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the coasts
of California, Oregon, and Washington. The rule goes into effect on August 12, 2009. Krill are a small shrimp-like crustacean and a key source of n...
Coralline algae in the Mediterranean lost their tropical element between 5 and 7 million years ago
...w tropical biotas existed in the Messinian era. Moreover, most of them already had Atlantic affinities and resembled the algae that still inhabits our coasts
today", Braga states.
The Mediterranean-Atlantic characteristics of Messinian reef corallines therefore reflect the decrease in tropical biotas tha...
Double trouble for water life
...nt and resulting habitat degradation of coastal waters in the long-term. His perspective (1) is published online in Springer's journal Estuaries and coasts
The combination of human population growth, urbanization, and agricultural and industrial expansion is causing unprecedented and alarming rates o...
Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats
...he Pacific region," said Biliana Cicin-Sain, a professor of marine policy at the University of Delaware and coordinator of the Global Forum on Oceans, coasts
and Islands, a multi-stakeholder network committed to advancing ocean issues within international agreements.
"The impacts of misuse of our o...
2009 AIBS Media Award
...restoration of degraded aquatic systems. Her work includes tracing the movements of carbon and nitrogen in boreal beaver ponds in northern Canada, the coasts
of Georgia and New Jersey, and the Chesapeake Bay. Bushaw-Newton has studied the effects of dam removal on aquatic ecosystems and is presently looking...
GKSS to invest 12 million euros ($15.48 million) in a new observation system for the North Sea
... "Today's major problems of the coasts
and the seas include overfishing, overfertilisation with nutrients and the discharge of toxic substances on top of this, there are the effects of cli...
Dramatic expansion of dead zones in the oceans
...(DCESS), explains that "such expansion would lead to increased frequency and severity of fish and shellfish mortality events, for example off the west coasts
of the continents like off Oregon and Chile".
Large extinction events
Together with senior scientists Steffen Olsen oceanographer at Danish...
Trees won't stop tsunamis, scientists warn
..., and should serve as an example to the rest of the world.
Their research report Roles of coastal bio-shields and their putative role in protecting coasts
from large weather related disturbance events is soon to be published by the United Nations Environment Program.
coasts in Biological Technology
BioSpace.com Launches a New Season of Industry Career Fairs
... Biopharmaceutical recruitment events will be held on the nation's coasts
Englewood, CO (Vocus) February 18, 2009 -- BioSpace.com, the world's most-visited, industry Web site for life s...
RiverVest Venture Partners(R), a St. Louis-Based Venture Capital Firm Focusing on Life Sciences, Closes on Fund II, Names John P. McKearn, Ph.D., Venture Partner
...were co- founded by RiverVest.
"We invest nationally to diversify our portfolio and to build
relationships with leading venture capital firms on the coasts
- firms that
will present investment opportunities to RiverVest as well as participate
in those we originate," said Mr. Melzer. "At the same time, we ...
Interview: Billpoint Founder Jason May on eBay, Open Source
... depart for the Bay?
JM: Though I was born in Chicago, I left at the age of two and don't have any memories of it. Since then, I've lived on both coasts
but never in the Midwest. My wife worked briefly for a Minnesota-based company in 2001 when it acquired the San Jose, Calif. company where she was emp...
The State of Risk Capital in Wisconsin
... others. SWIB has made laudable efforts to support the risk capital industry in Wisconsin, and weve watched anxiously while the big players from the coasts
(even as their own portfolios tanked) made preliminary investments in Wisconsin companies. Its been a wild ride possibly the most dramatic three year...
Traveling the I-Q Corridor: Upper Midwest technology future is bright
...r of research, workers and start-up companies and a place where the business deals are less picked over than those they may find on the East and West coasts
of the United States.
The I-Q Corridor is more than a branding slogan. Its a place where Midwest technology, values and people meet the global econ...
The Impact of Biotech Globalization in the Midwest
...in the Midwest
The opening of biotech bilateral regional corridors between different parts of the world has already commenced with the east and west coasts
of the U.S. some 10 to 15 years ago (particularly between the U.K. and Europe). During this period, the Midwest was ignored as a biotech wasteland. Th...
Wisconsin's biotech industry recognized by national publication
...ngineering News featuring Wisconsins biotech sector as Americas Third Coast, gives credit where its due, say technology leaders.
The East and West coasts
are often regarded as Americas biotechnology centers, and while they continue to flourish, some believe Wisconsin is catching up. According to the art...
CTT - Bridging the states entrepreneurial gap
... MADISON In the past, when entrepreneur Ken Schlager started a company, he looked to the west or east coasts
for funding sources. This time around, Schlager is turning to the Center for Technology Transfer (CTT) in Madison for help as he launches a cutting-ed...
Entrepreneurs get crash course for building a successful company
...of the banking research company Datatrac and a member of the entrepreneurial panel at the workshop. Were trying to make a little noise so the other coasts
know what great opportunities we have.
John Byrnes, executive managing director of the venture capital company Mason Wells reflected back on his ...
Life Science: From the arts to the outdoors: Living and Playing in Wisconsin
...vailable, but most of the hassles that come with living on the East or West coasts
are absent. Rush hour? Its more like a rush minute, even in the states larg...versus $19.95 nationally), land costs are low compared to the East and West coasts
and the transportation system is well maintained. Its no surprise, then, th...