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First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Specialist seeks to create lasting relationships

Linda Dancer, of Hickory, N.C.-based Honeymoons Inc., has been booking Hawaii destination weddings and honeymoons for more than 20 years. Contributing editor Shane Nelson talked with Dancer about why a strategy of building long-term relationships has ... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

African Range States Adopt Casablanca Declaration on CITES Shark and Manta Ray Listings

9 April 2014: The 'Regional Consultative Workshop on Capacity Assessments for the Implementation of New CITES Listings of Sharks and Manta Rays' brought together fisheries authorities from ten States and concluded with the adoption of the Casablanca Declaration. ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Theme park in China sets FIVE Guinness Records

Ocean Kingdom took three years to construct, and features seven unique areas, each themed around a different part of the world’s waterways.With its official inauguration ceremony on March 29, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom was awarded five Guinness World Re ... [Published Travelio.net - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Trying for artwork that's true, not trendy

A crab here, a hammerhead shark there. A manta ray lazily swimming nearby. A dolphin skirting around.All that and more catches your eye when entering 10-year-old Emilie Tenore's bedroom in Redding.Except for the ceiling and a few doors, what you're looking ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

2 Exercises Women Should Do Differently Than Men

When it comes to exercising, for the most part, there’s no reason women can’t do the same workouts as men. However, our bodies are different, so some things need to be considered.First, women have softer ligaments and tendons, and therefore have a much ... [Published Shape.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

How to raise your child to live dangerously: Rebel Heart parents right to show young kids the world on a boat

My husband and I are raising a child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat Ceilydh. The world has two types of responses to our parenting choice: “Lucky kid!” and “That’s crazy!” The crazy chorus is loud and angry after a fellow cruising family ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

NGOwatch – April 2014

Ray of hope for Indonesian fish, better paper and US tackles wildlife traffickingManta rays worth more alive than dead In a move set to boost its tourism industry, Indonesia is granting its manta rays full protected status. The decision by the Indonesian ... [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

New stingray species found in Indonesian waters

The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) announced on Thursday it had discovered a new species of stingray — the fine-spotted whipray (Himantura tutul) — in four different areas in the Western Indo-Pacific.Irma Shita Arlyza, a stingray molecular researcher ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Manta ray diving resolution advances

A resolution asking the state Department of Land and Natural Resources to adopt stricter rules governing manta ray diving operations moved ahead Monday.A bill on the same topic stalled earlier in March, after it passed over to the Senate.Rep. Nicole Lowen, ... [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Majestic Manta Rays

The manta ray is a fascinating large, graceful flat fish, related to the shark. These ancient creatures are among the largest marine species, reaching up to 25 feet in length and weighing up to 3,000 pounds. Only sharks and whales are larger. They ... [Published Ecology Global Network - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Manta ray breeding fall-off in Maldives mystifies experts - video

Damian Carrington investigates a worrying halt in breeding among the majestic manta rays of Baa atoll in the Maldives. Guy Stevens of the Manta Trust thinks the cause may be changes to their food supply, perhaps linked to climate change. Mantas have very ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

A woman’s watch: Bubbles for your wrist

The cool white sand of the beach, the sound of the rolling waves on the background, and a nice atmosphere of the beach club were the main ingredients for TechnoMarine’s launch of its 2014 novelties. It is not BaselWorld for TechnoMarine this year, nor ... [Published 0024 Watch Magazine - Mar 26 2014]

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...There is research to suggest that early childhood experiences are, as Harvard University researchers put it: "Biologically embedded in the development of the brain and other organ systems and have lifelong impacts on learning, behaviour, and both physical and mental health." Not to mention that older kids experience very real and measurable benefits from their travels, which range from increased self-esteem to a greater sense...
...So it's more about building relationships for me. I would say around 95% to 98% of then will pop back up a couple years later and say, "You did such a great job we want to go back" [or] they'll send me a referral
9 April 2014: The "Regional Consultative Workshop on Capacity Assessments for the Implementation of New CITES Listings of Sharks and Manta Rays" brought together fisheries authorities from ten States and concluded with the adoption of the Casablanca Declaration...
"She saw a mural in her pediatrician's office and asked if she could have one for her birthday," her mom said of the budding marine biologist. "I did a search for a local muralist and found Victor. I wanted to support a local business."

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What it's like to raise kids on a boat [Published New Zealand Herald - 9 hours ago]
A tail of innovation: Arizona professor designs... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - 17 hours ago]
Specialist seeks to create lasting relationships [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 11 2014]
African Range States Adopt Casablanca Declarati... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Apr 11 2014]
Theme park in China sets FIVE Guinness Records [Published Travelio.net - Apr 11 2014]
Trying for artwork that's true, not trendy [Published Stamford Advocate - Apr 10 2014]
2 Exercises Women Should Do Differently Than Men [Published Shape.com - Apr 09 2014]
Colossal aquarium in China sets five Guinness W... [Published Building Design Construction - Apr 09 2014]
How to raise your child to live dangerously: Re... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
Raising a child dangerously [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 09 2014]
Theme Park in China Sets FIVE Guinness Records [Published ETurboNews - Apr 08 2014]
Robot kangaroo leaps into action – video [Published BT.com - Apr 07 2014]
Dancing with stingrays in Tahiti (AAP) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 07 2014]
Proposed ocean use rules draw criticism [Published West Hawaii Today - Apr 05 2014]
NGOwatch – April 2014 [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Apr 04 2014]
New stingray species found in Indonesian waters [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 04 2014]
China's new £700 million airport terminal is le... [Published Telegraph - Apr 03 2014]
Sun, sand and sharks: Into the deep and onto a ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 02 2014]
Oculus Rift – hands on with Facebook's new $2bn... [Published Expert Reviews - Apr 01 2014]
Manta ray diving resolution advances [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Apr 01 2014]
A Tail of Innovation [Published University of Arizona - Apr 01 2014]
Fulham v Everton: as it happened [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 30 2014]
Majestic Manta Rays [Published Ecology Global Network - Mar 28 2014]
Ocean Park Presents Animal Discovery Fest to In... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Mar 27 2014]
The best future tech from the FLUX Innovation L... [Published PCRetail - Mar 27 2014]
In Search of the Essential Taco [Published Tucson Weekly - Mar 27 2014]
Manta ray breeding fall-off in Maldives mystifi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
A woman’s watch: Bubbles for your wrist [Published 0024 Watch Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Grab a mask, snorkel & explore Okinawa’s marvel... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 24 2014]
16 Things We Can Learn From Giant Manta Rays [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 23 2014]
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How to raise your child to live dangerously: Re... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 09 2014]
My husband and I are raising a child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat Ceilydh. The world has two types of responses to our parenting choice: “Lucky kid!” and “That’s crazy!” The crazy chorus is loud and angry after a fellow cruising family ...
Majestic Manta Rays [Published Ecology Global Network - Mar 28 2014]
The manta ray is a fascinating large, graceful flat fish, related to the shark. These ancient creatures are among the largest marine species, reaching up to 25 feet in length and weighing up to 3,000 pounds. Only sharks and whales are larger. They ...
16 Things We Can Learn From Giant Manta Rays [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 23 2014]
Seeing a manta ray is a spiritual experience, to say the least. I'm going to just come out and say it: manta rays are pretty much the coolest underwater creatures. They're like majestic aliens who just do their thing while hypnotizing you with their ...
Photos: A Sanctuary for Enormous, Majestic Mant... [Published Wired: Wired Science - Feb 25 2014]
Last month, Indonesia established the world’s largest sanctuary for manta rays -- those enormous, finned fortresses that can reach nearly 30 feet across. For the first time, manta ray hunting and export is banned within the entire ...       ...
Indonesia announces world’s biggest manta... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 21 2014]
Indonesia today became home to the world's biggest manta ray sanctuary covering millions of square kilometres, as it seeks to protect the huge winged fish and draw more tourists to the sprawling archipelago.New legislation gives full protection to the ...
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