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Young Students Challenged To Catch Bugs
2013-06-24 07:44:59

ESA Spiders, beetles and worms might look creepy, but these creatures tell us a lot about biodiversity. Students are being challenged to count the creepy-crawlies’ eyes, legs and antennae and compare them with specimens found by astronauts on an underground adventure in September. Secondary-school students can get a taste of finding new life. Young explorers aged 12–14 are being asked to face some of the challenges of the CAVES training course, a mission that sends astronauts...

global population increase
2013-06-14 07:08:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world population could reach nearly 11 billion before the end of the century, according to revised United Nations (UN) predictions released on Thursday. It was just two years ago the global population reached the seven billion person milestone, and at that time UN researchers predicted there would be 10.1 billion men and women inhabiting the Earth by the year 2100. However, the revised forecast increased that number by...

2013-06-12 23:04:49

Offices in schools and businesses are doing away with the old style bottled water deliveries, due to Aqua Filter Plus's products. They are opting for the right purification system that makes the water pure and taste better. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Aqua Filter Plus, a proud manufacturer of some of the world´s most advanced and effective filtration systems, has been in business for almost two decades. Being that water is an essential element in living a healthy and active...

2013-05-31 23:27:35

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the updated version of The Definitive Guide To Well Water Treatment. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, "EPA regulates public water systems; it does not have the authority to regulate private drinking water wells. Approximately 15 percent of Americans rely on their own private drinking water supplies, and these...

2013-05-31 23:18:00

America´s continued concern over water quality issues was reflected in today´s launch of the new YouTube channel, SinkWaterFilter, which will use video to bring news and education to health conscious families as to the potential dangers and solutions for creating the healthiest water possible in the home. According to a spokesman from Life-Energy Water Systems, sponsor of the website SinkWaterFilter.net, the new water safety YouTube channel will focus on both general water issues...

2013-05-29 23:30:52

http://www.SinkWaterFilter.net is being launched today to educate consumers about the health issues associated with home drinking water around the country. It will also bring news of the latest developments in home water filter technology with a opening feature on the new Top Spring Life-Energy Water Filter technology, according to the site´s developer, David Amos of LexisGlobalMarketing.com. Kernersville NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Today´s launch of the new website...

Decline Of Biodiversity On Farms
2013-05-27 09:17:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Conservationists have been warning about the loss of biodiversity in the wild for years, but according to“¯Zakri Abdul Hamid, head of the United Nations´ new Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), diversity loss is also occurring under the watchful eyes of the world´s farmers. In Zakri´s first public remarks as head of the new panel, the Malaysian science...

Warming In China Four Times Greater Than Previously Thought
2013-05-15 15:31:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), average temperatures in central China are 10 to 14 degrees Fahrenheit hotter today than they were during the last Ice Age 20,000 years ago. The authors of the study predict that these findings, which are two to four times greater than previous models have shown, could help researchers build up more precise models of previous climate change patterns...


Latest Environmental science Reference Libraries

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

International Journal of Biometeorology
2012-04-29 20:58:31

The International Journal of Biometeorology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the International Society of Biometeorology. The journal publishes original research papers, review articles, and short communications on studies examining the interactions between living organisms and factors of the natural and artificial physical environment. It publishes articles in the following fields: Earth and environmental science, life...

Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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