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first_imgMonday Aug 6, 2012 Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna cited for dangerous hit on Ryan Kankowski Following their Super Rugby title win, young Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna was cited for a high tackle he made on Ryan Kankowski early in the second half of the final. The incident was not picked up by the referee or his assistants at the time. One of the key factors in the Chiefs win over the Sharks was that they took it to the visitors. At times it wasn’t legal, but for the most part they got the better of the physical battle against a formidable group of Springbok players.One of the hits from Tameifuna went a bit high though, connecting with Shark Kankowski’s chin. Tameifuna has been cited for foul play as he contravened Law 10.4 (e), Dangerous Tackling.The Citing Commisioner reviewed the video footage and deemed the incident to have met the red card threshold, leading to further inspection by SANZAR Judicial Office Nicholas Davidson.Kankowski came away from the tackle unscathed. He is taking up a six-month deal to play rugby in Japan, so was excluded from the 30-man Springbok squad for the Rugby Championship. Coach Heyneke Meyer has said that they are working on a way to include him at a later date.“It’s a tricky situation for us. I did look at Ryan and I think he is probably playing the best rugby of his life. We spoke to Ryan, and it was just quite difficult for him to be selected right now.“So he wasn’t selected for this test series (against Argentina), but we spoke this morning and we are still in contact, and hopefully he will be available going forward,” Meyer said.Young tighthead Tameifuna, who usually weighs over 130kg’s, trained with the All Blacks for the series against Ireland recently, but has not made their Rugby Championship squad.Do you think he should be suspended for this tackle? Let us know in the comments below.UPDATE 07/08/12: Tameifuna has been suspended for one week. He will miss a scheduled pre ITM Cup warm-up match.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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first_img Houses New Zealand “COPY” CopyAbout this officeParsonson ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesNew ZealandPublished on December 19, 2011Cite: “Waikanae House / Parsonson Architects” 19 Dec 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StonePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesProdemaProdEx Wood Facade in the Aspen Art MuseumSealantsSikaRenovation of Zeitz MuseumSinksBradley Corporation USAVerge Coordinated Soap Dispenser and Faucet SetsWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsGlassDip-TechDigital Ceramic Etch PrintingWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEngineered Wood FlooringAustralian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH)Australian Oak Engineered FlooringLouvers / ShuttersConstruction SpecialtiesSunshades – Airfoil LuxMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?怀卡尼住宅 / Parsonson Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily Waikanae House / Parsonson Architects Photographs:  Paul Mcredie    Save this picture!© Paul McredieRecommended ProductsWindowsStudcoSteel Window Reveal – EzyRevealPorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40The house is in Waikanae, a small verdant sea side town on the Kapiti Coast 45 minutes north of New Zealand’s capital city Wellington. It is in the old beach area of Waikanae where many of the houses are holiday homes or ‘baches’ built from the early 1900’s onwards. Save this picture!© Paul McredieThis house is a holiday retreat for a Wellington couple and their 3 children. The site is a narrow strip, which sits behind a high fore-dune towards the beach. The house is designed as a ‘dune hopper’ with the single open-plan living space sitting on top of the bedrooms andpeers out to the sea and Kapiti Island beyond. The house references the fibrolite sheet construction used in many of the 1950’s houses nearby with colours drawn from the seaside location.Project gallerySee allShow lessVideo: Alvaro Siza sings The BeatlesArticlesVideo: A Procura De PanchoArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/192281/waikanae-house-parsonson-architects Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•New Zealandcenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/192281/waikanae-house-parsonson-architects Clipboard Year:  Architects: Parsonson Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Waikanae House / Parsonson ArchitectsSave this projectSaveWaikanae House / Parsonson Architects Photographs Save this picture!© Paul Mcredie+ 18 Share 2010last_img read more

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first_img “COPY” Structure:Shigeru TsuchiyaCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© kazushi hiranoRecommended ProductsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsText description provided by the architects. This is a house in a quiet residential area in Nishinomiya. The area around this site is lined with old houses, and you cannot see the scenery in the distance. The planting in the north adjacent area is a blindfold for the next house. We planned to have a courtyard by taking advantage of the long sites north and south. The south side of the road has a two-story structure, and the height of the building decreases toward the north.Save this picture!© kazushi hiranoSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© kazushi hiranoSave this picture!© kazushi hiranoAll the rooms except the children’s room are located on the first floor so that the dining room, kitchen and master bedroom can be seen through the courtyard. Looking north from the dining room through the courtyard, you can see the planting of the next house on the bedroom of the one-story house.Save this picture!© kazushi hiranoSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© kazushi hiranoThe living room, which is slightly lower than the dining room, faces a small south garden protected from the road by fences and lattices. There are many sites that do not have a view and are difficult to secure privacy and space. By creating a courtyard and carefully adjusting the height of the building, it seems possible to solve these problems on the site.Save this picture!© kazushi hiranoProject gallerySee allShow lessBlue House / PuertoyMartín – Arquitectura e InteriorismoSelected ProjectsThis is Our Chance to Rethink Safe Streets and Public SpacesArticles Share Houses Photographs:  kazushi hirano Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Lead Architects: Year:  House in Kurakuen / uemachi laboratorySave this projectSaveHouse in Kurakuen / uemachi laboratory Araki Landscape Architectural Office, Yoshitaka Makimura ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/938425/house-in-kurakuen-uemachi-laboratory Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Japan Projects ArchDaily 2020 Area:  150 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project House in Kurakuen / uemachi laboratory Photographs Architects: uemachi laboratory Area Area of this architecture project Mitsumasa Sadakata ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/938425/house-in-kurakuen-uemachi-laboratory Clipboard Landscape: Japan CopyAbout this officeuemachi laboratoryOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsOn FacebookJapanPublished on May 02, 2020Cite: “House in Kurakuen / uemachi laboratory” 02 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?日本‘大隐于市’住宅 / uemachi laboratory是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Construction: Save this picture!© kazushi hirano+ 46Curated by Hana Abdel Share Sanko kensetsu Manufacturers: Kaldewei, Vectorworks, Gaggenau, Toto, Acor, IOC Flooring, LIXIL , nittai-kogyo, takachiho-shirasulast_img read more

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first_img Nominations for the Institute of Fundraising Scotland Annual Awards close on 8 October 2010.There are four award categories:* Fundraiser of the Year* Partnership Fundraising Award* Volunteer Fundraiser/ Fundraising Group of the Year* Direct Marketing & Communications Award.The awards are designed to recognise excellence in fundraising practice and to “provide Institute members with the opportunity to profile charities & fundraisers for the fantastic work they undertake for their beneficiaries”.The awards will be announced and presented at the Scottish Conference on 26 October 2010 at the Glasgow Hilton.www.scottishconference.org.uk/www/award/ Howard Lake | 29 September 2010 | News Tagged with: Awards Institute of Fundraising Scotland  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Nominations for the Institute of Fundraising Scotland Annual Awards close soon AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 Melanie May | 3 August 2018 | News  263 total views,  1 views today Advertisement  264 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis12 Birmingham micro-engraver Graham Short has released a new set of notes, engraved with the portrait of footballer Harry Kane.Short last engraved Jane Austin’s portrait on a series of £5 notes that were then estimated to be worth over £20,000 each, and first shot to global fame when his engraving of a portrait of HM The Queen on the eye of a needle fetched over £100,000 at auction. He has produced numerous pieces of engraved artwork for royalty, celebrities and art collectors here and around the world, as well as the Jane Austin £5 notes marking the 200th anniversary of her death.After Harry Kane picked up the Golden Boot at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, leading England to the semi-finals, Short decided to repeat the feat with Kane’s portrait. To create the engravings, Short only works between midnight and 5am, when traffic vibrations are at their most limited and he can bring his heart-rate down to 30 beats per minute, as he engraves between beats. He also has botox injections and binds his right arm to a chair to reduce body movement.He said:“I’ve done six – one for each goal he scored – for Harry himself, the FA and four to be spent as we did with the Jane Austen notes around the UK and Ireland.”Originally estimated to have a value of around £20,000 each, by Thursday 3 July, the media was estimating their worth to be around £50,000. Three of the notes have been spent: in Meriden, in the centre of England, in Edinburgh’s Elephant House: the coffee shop where JK Rowling started writing about Harry Potter, and in Merthyr Tydfil, with the fourth to be spent in Northern Ireland.Graham Short at Elephant HouseAt around £50,000 each, they could be a nice earner for a charity. The hunt is on…. Harry Kane fivers estimated at over £50,000 each on the loose About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Tagged with: Finance Fundraising ideas Moneylast_img read more

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first_img News News Follow the news on Algeria May 12, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News News RSF_en Harassment of Algerian reporters intensifies in run-up to parliamentary elections May 18, 2021 Find out more Organisation June 23, 2017 RSF’s open letter to Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune on the situation of press freedom in Algeria Prime Minister Abdelmadjid TebbouneGovernment PalaceRue Docteur Saâdane1600 AlgiersTunis, 22 June 2017 Dear Prime Minister, Since 2014, Algeria has fallen more than ten places in the World Press Freedom Index that is compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and is ranked 134th in the 2017 Index. Last year, 2016, was a tragic one for the Algerian media, especially with the death in prison on 11 December of Mohamed Tamalt, a citizen-journalist convicted of “insulting state authority” for comments posted on Facebook. No investigation has been conducted into the circumstances of his death, leaving the family helpless, without any kind of explanation from the prison authorities. That tragic death was compounded by the imprisonment in June of two professional journalists, Mehdi Benaissa and Ryad Hartouf, and the imprisonment in November of Hassan Bouras, a blogger convicted of contempt of court, insult and defamation. These three men were released after long periods of completely arbitrary provisional detention that violated the code of criminal procedure as amended in 2015. The common feature of these judicial proceedings was that they were brought under the criminal code, which is still being used to prosecute journalists on charges of defamation, contempt and insult. This code needs to be amended in order to finally ensure that media offences are no longer punishable by imprisonment, in accordance with the Algerian constitution and Algeria’s international obligations as regards freedom of information and freedom of the press. On behalf of RSF, an NGO that defends media freedom and has consultative status with the United Nations, UNESCO, the Council of Europe and the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), I would like to use the occasion of your assumption of office on 24 May to present our main recommendations on media freedom in Algeria to you. RSF is also concerned about the fate of privately-owned broadcast media which, when they are critical, find themselves almost systematically harassed and even closed without any consultation with the regulatory body. In 2015, for example, the Algerian government ordered the closure of two TV channels (El Atlas TV and El Watan TV). In 2016, a judicial action by the ministry of communication resulted in the cancellation of the sale of the Arabic-language media group El Khabar to Ness Prod, a subsidiary of Cevital, a company owned by the businessman Issaad Rebrab. Around 50 TV channels broadcast from abroad because they lack licences. RSF recommends that the Algerian government should encourage the regulation of this sector using the Broadcasting Regulation Authority (ARAV), an entity whose financial autonomy and independence must be maintained, especially as regards the granting of licences to TV channels. In its report entitled “Algeria, the invisible hand of power over the media,” published in December 2016, RSF noted that the Algerian authorities used the public printing presses and the advertising allocated by the state agency ANEP as means of pressure. These public entities should review the criteria for allocating state advertising and the payment schedules that the printing presses impose on newspapers in a summary fashion. Finally, RSF is concerned about the threats made by senior officials against journalists, as in April 2017 in the run-up to the parliamentary elections, and the publication of directives imposing restrictions on the media. Several journalists and media outlets have expressed their concern to RSF about the increasing frequency with which they are censored on the Internet. We consider it essential that the freedom of journalists and the media to provide information on the Internet should be respected in accordance with article 50 of the March 2016 constitution, which says the freedom of the print, broadcast and online media is guaranteed, without any form of prior censorship. I thank you in advance for the attention you give to this letter. Sincerely, Christophe Deloire Secretary-General Algeria : Reporter jailed after covering Tuareg protests in southern Algeria Help by sharing this information AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalistsOnline freedomsMedia independence Judicial harassmentFreedom of expression Algeria pressures reporters by delaying renewal of accreditation AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalistsOnline freedomsMedia independence Judicial harassmentFreedom of expression Related documents open_letter_to_the_algerian_prime_minister.pdfPDF – 288.19 KB to go further April 29, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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first_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Louis BregerLouis Breger, a professor of psychoanalytic studies, emeritus, at Caltech, and a psychotherapist who authored several books, passed away on June 29, 2020. He was 84 years old.Breger joined Caltech in 1970 and retired in 1994. His research centered on dreams, reformulations of psychoanalytic theory, psychotherapy process and outcome, personality development, and the application of psychoanalysis to literature. His books include two biographies of Sigmund Freud. His research on dreams used techniques to monitor people’s sleep throughout the night and showed that dreams are symbolic attempts to master emotional conflicts rather than wish fulfillments as Freud proposed.“Lou Breger was one of a kind, a uniquely talented, multi-disciplinary scholar capable of publishing significant work in diverse fields—social science, psychoanalytic theory, biography, and literary studies,” says Robert Rosenstone, professor of history, emeritus, at Caltech. “He was a friendly, warm, and supportive colleague, and a brilliant teacher whose psych classes were always packed with adoring Caltech students. When, on several occasions, we co-taught classes, I was dazzled by the breadth of his knowledge and his ability to bring to life for students what are often considered difficult concepts and ideas.”Breger was born in Los Angeles and grew up in the city. He received his bachelor’s degree from UCLA in 1957 and his PhD from Ohio State University in 1961. Before joining Caltech in 1970, he taught at UC Berkeley, the University of California Medical School in San Francisco, and the University of Oregon.Breger was also a practicing psychotherapist. He graduated from the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute in 1979, where he became a training and supervising analyst. While there, he received the Franz Alexander Essay Award and the Distinguished Teaching Award. In 1990, he created the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis (ICP) with colleagues, and served as the founding president from 1990 to 1993. The ICP is a non-hierarchical training institute and reflects Breger’s commitment to open and democratic education.He is survived by his three adult children and eight grandchildren. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 97 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News Make a comment Subscribe More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Community Newscenter_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Herbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRobert Irwin Recreates His Father’s Iconic PhotosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Reasons Why Selena Gomez Has Billions Of FansHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeauty People Caltech Mourns the Passing of Louis Breger (1935-2020) By WHITNEY CLAVIN Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | 6:39 pm EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img read more

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first_imgClaims awards are too high – surveyed motorists say Email Twitter €300000 hit for local retailer over six compensation claims WhatsApp Print TAGSclaimsLimerick maternityState Claims Agency by Bernie English [email protected] of Limerick Maternity Hospital bosses have said they are not at liberty to reveal which of the claims figures in the State Claims Agency report refers to that hospital.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The report compares the number of claims in each maternity hospital, across the country but presents the results anonymously.It found that the cost of maternity-related claims has jumped 80 per cent from €32 million to @58 million between 2010 and 2014.Speaking to the Limerick Post, a spokeswoman said that the Limerick hospital cannot be identified as the report was done on an anonymous basis.In a nationally issued statement, the Executive said: “The HSE welcomes the publication of the report today by the State Claims Agency (SCA) on clinical incidents and claims. The HSE endorses the importance of reporting incidents in terms of developing a patient safety culture and notes the SCA comments in this regard whereby it acknowledges that high levels of reporting are indicative of a positive safety culture.“The HSE is working closely with the SCA to seek to continuously develop safe systems and processes including reporting and acting on adverse events . High levels of reporting of incidents allow for appropriate mitigation of risk at hospital and whole system level and facilitate putting interventions in place to reduce risk going forward”. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLittle Hours play LimerickNext articleNew plan to bring 12,000 jobs to Limerick Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Limerick ranked third for public liability insurance claims Limerick highest for personal injury claims NewsBreaking newsReport reveals no figures for Limerick maternity hospitalBy Bernie English – October 21, 2015 517 Compensation claims rising in Limerick Facebook Linkedin Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgSigny Island has experienced a dramatic increase in fur seal numbers over recent decades, which has led to the devastation of lowland terrestrial vegetation, with the eradication of moss turfs and carpets being the most prominent feature. Here we demonstrate that fur seals also affect the other major component of this region’s typical cryptogamic vegetation, the lichens, although with a lower decrease in variability and abundance than for bryophytes. Classification (UPGMA) and ordination (Principal Coordinate Analysis) of vegetation data highlight differences in composition and abundance of lichen communities between areas invaded by fur seals and contiguous areas protected from these animals. Multivariate analysis relating lichen communities to environmental parameters, including animal abundance and soil chemistry (Canonical Correspondence Analysis), suggests that fur seal trampling results in the destruction of muscicolous-terricolous lichens, including several cosmopolitan and bipolar fruticose species. In addition, animal excretion favours an increase in nitrophilous crustose species, a group which typically characterizes areas influenced by seabirds and includes several Antarctic endemics. The potential effect of such animal-driven changes in vegetation on the fragile terrestrial ecosystem (e.g. through modification of the ground surface temperature) confirms the importance of indirect environmental processes in Antarctica.last_img read more

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first_imgCEPSA Panama’s name will be changed to align with Minerva’s ownership and it will join Minerva’s global physical network Image: Minerva Bunkering has acquired CEPSA Panama. Photo: courtesy of Gerd Altmann from Pixabay. Minerva Bunkering (Pte) Ltd has purchased 100 percent of the share capital of CEPSA Panama SA from COMPAÑÍA ESPAÑOLA DE PETRÓLEOS, S.A for an undisclosed amount.“As one of the shipping industry’s great transit points, Panama is another key location where Minerva can add value to its customer base by providing reliable physical bunkering solutions,” said Tyler Baron, CEO of Minerva.  “With our strategic sources of low-sulfur fuel on the US Gulf Coast and West Coast, Minerva is well positioned to enhance the Panama market’s supply base in 2020 and beyond.”CEPSA Panama’s name will be changed to align with Minerva’s ownership and it will join Minerva’s global physical network spanning 30 ports.  The company will continue to supply customers on both sides of the canal, with local staff supported by Minerva’s teams based in New York and Houston.Minerva Bunkering is an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to ships in port and at sea. Minerva operates from hubs in Geneva, New York, Singapore, Athens, ARA (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp), and Las Palmas. Minerva serves customers around the globe with efficient, transparent, and environmentally responsible marine fuel solutions. Source: Company Press Releaselast_img read more

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