ORCA


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AcronymDefinition
ORCAOnline Representations and Certifications Application
ORCAOffice of Rural Community Affairs
ORCAOregon Caves National Monument (US National Park Service)
ORCAOne Regional Card for All (public transit, Puget Sound, Washington)
ORCAOntario Residential Care Association
ORCAOcean Resources Conservation and Assessment
ORCAOrca Relief Citizens' Alliance
ORCAOutdoor Recreation Coalition of America (trade association for outdoor recreation businesses and organizations)
ORCAOntario Recreational Canoeing Association (now Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association; Canada)
ORCAOpen, Reliable Communications Architecture
ORCAOnline Research Collections Australia
ORCAOld Reel Collectors Association (fishing reel collectors)
ORCAOrganized Readers of Comics Associated
ORCAOptimized Robot for Chemical Analysis
ORCAOcean Racing Catamaran Association
ORCAObject-oriented Requirements Capture and Analysis
ORCAOptical Relay Communications Architecture (US National Reconnaissance Office; now defunct)
ORCAOperational Requirement-Based Casualty Assessment
ORCAOverboard Recovery Communications Apparatus (BriarTek Inc.)
ORCAOptions ROM for Configuring Arrays (HP servers)
ORCAOperations Research & Computational Analysis (Sandia National Laboratories)
ORCAOverarching Range Cooperative Agreement
ORCAOhio Romanian Children's Association
ORCAOrlando Reef Caretakers Association (Florida)
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Despite multiple lawsuits, business partnership cancellations, dipping stock, and plummeting attendance, the park continues to keep orcas in captivity and refuses to acknowledge the public's concern for the well-being of the animals.
Ms Visser declared the recent deaths of the orca whales is the "third largest stranding" of the species in New Zealand.
The cross-border location of the Orca field, the need to take account of two different legal systems as well as the associated agreements on field development and the distribution of resources required intense negotiations between all stakeholders involved, says Dirk Schoene, Managing Director of RWE Dea UK.
Orcas in tanks are ticking time bombs for the trainers.
This means that more Sea Cadets arc able to get out to sea every time an ORCA leaves port.
The largest member of the dolphin family and a major draw at marine parks, orcas (also known as "killer whales") are highly intelligent and social marine mammals that, because of these traits, have come to be known as ambassadors for nature and marine ecosystems around the world.
Once they can swim well, they are too fast and agile for the orca.
Fortunately, thanks to the research conducted over the years, some catastrophes have been averted: In 2002, a lone orca calf--a rarity in orca communities--was discovered in Puget Sound interacting with ferryboats and floating logs; her skin was mottled and featured a rash, likely due to the stress of loneliness.
The alliance with Orca Bay is a productive and positive step that fulfills one of Maruha's chief goals--that being the establishment of an even stronger market presence in North America.
He finds the new orca behavior "plausible" as an example of cultural learning but notes that it hasn't been confirmed by experiments.
The ORCA Storage System is available now, starting around $40,000 for a 16TB configuration.