Ike causing cruise ships to change course

Ike causing cruise ships to change course

MIAMI, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- South Florida's cruise industry says Hurricane Ike is forcing changes in itineraries so ships can avoid the massive storm.

Cruise ship, barge collide in Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A barge carrying rice struck a cruise ship Saturday in the Mississippi River below New Orleans.

Blue Planet: The birdwatcher's Holy Grail

BOULDER, Colo., May 4 (UPI) -- For birdwatchers, the ivory-billed woodpecker is the Holy Grail. One of the world's largest woodpeckers, it was never common, but was widespread across the old-growth forests of the southeastern United States. "The quest for the ivory-bill is every birdwa

Carnival liner cancels world cruise

MIAMI, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Carnival Corp. has had to cancel a 103-day cruise aboard the Aurora at a cost of $40 million because it can't go fast enough to make it around the world.

Carnival makes largest order for ships

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Carnival Corp. has announced in Miami the largest order for new ships in the cruise industry -- four ships valued at $2.5 billion.

Cruise lines fear war will hurt revenues

MIAMI, March 18 (UPI) -- The world's largest cruise line fears war in Iraq will further reduce revenue as it readies a merger proposal for its stockholders.

Of Human Interest; News lite

A mountain of snow and a dearth of parking spaces has led Philadelphians to get creative in letting others know a spot belongs to them.
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With bookings flat, Carnival cuts prices

MIAMI, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Carnival Corp., the largest cruise line in the world, said Wednesday it was cutting prices because bookings haven't risen. Bookings have been equal to those of last year, but anticipated increases didn't materialize to take up increased capacity.

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By United Press International

Tim Gallagher has been the editor-in-chief of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology's Living Bird magazine since 1990.

He played an instrumental role in the rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, as one of the first three searchers to see and identify this long-missing bird in 2004. His book about the rediscovery of the bird, The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (ISBN 0-618-45693-7) was published in May 2005. His latest book, Falcon Fever (ISBN 0-618-80575-3), about his lifelong fascination with birds of prey, was released in May 2008.

Gallagher was born in England and received a B.A. in magazine journalism, and an M.A. in English, both from California State University.

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