An event to honor the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking

Dear Event Planners, I trust that 2012 has begun with gusto and prosperity for you and your organization. It  has certainly been an eventful beginning for me, especially in light of the recent sea tragedy of the CostaConcordia. It appears … Continue reading

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Lankan survivor on board wrecked Italian vessel recounts ordeal

Asela Kruluwansa Amila Danushka Kahadagamage of Gamini Pura, the only Sri Lankan on board the Italian luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground earlier in the month, arrived home safely last week. Kahadagamage had been working on the cruise … Continue reading

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Meeting James Cameron–part three

Another partial standing ovation followed. James Cameron and Bill Garzke returned to our table. People followed them, hoping for a quick chat or to give praise. I offered Cameron my compliments for his interesting talk: “I never thought I could … Continue reading

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First Official "World Ocean Day" Recognized

Since June 8, 1992, people from all over this beautiful earth have celebrated one of the most important and powerful natural resources known to humankind-the oceans. Why oceans? Approximately fifty-percent of the world’s oxygen is produced by phytoplankton in the … Continue reading

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