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2013-12-05 23:01:07

Each and every pond takes about four to eight weeks at the first of a new season to get used to its new environmental balance. When this develops, the pond water will almost certainly be green in appearance. Lake View Terrace, California (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 “Ponds and aquariums need to be kept clean by using natural solutions in order to sustain plant and animal life,” states Clifford Woods, Executive Director at Effective Environmental Services. The company now offers several...

2013-05-15 23:20:42

Effective Environmental Services has introduced a new sludge remover for use in ponds and lakes. It is completely organic and safe for wildlife, pets, and humans. Lake View Terrace, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Effective Environmental Services is pleased to announce the introduction of its product, Magic Sinkers. This product is the green solution to the problem of pond sludge, which is the decaying remains of plants and leaves in the bottom of a pond. The product is effective and safe for fish,...

2009-02-10 18:06:29

Experts say lead shot from firearms and lead sinkers might pose health risks for humans and wildlife alike. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday that studies indicate venison often contains lead fragments, and birds have been found with fishing sinkers in their bodies and elevated lead levels in their blood. In Wisconsin, 15 percent of 199 samples of commercially processed venison contained lead bullet fragments, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Department of...

2008-08-06 09:00:30

MIAMI _ For inexpensive, late-night entertainment, it is hard to beat party boat fishing on the Sea King in Islamorada. You can escape the daytime heat, catch dinner (or maybe even several dinners) and maybe make some new friends. The mangrove snapper are spawning, with prime-time expected from now through mid-August. Tasty, grayish-brown fish with sharp bicuspids weighing up to 10 pounds are showing up on patch reefs and rocky ledges throughout South Florida, primarily in depths of 40 to...

2008-07-15 09:00:44

Few things stir the heart like the sound of a loon calling in the night. It is one of the experiences people come to New Hampshire to have. But the state's loon population continues to be threatened by the use of lead fishing sinkers and jigs, fish-shaped wedges of lead molded around a hook. Between 2006 and 2007, the Loon Preservation Committee's census found that the count had dropped from 386 adult loons to 354. Census takers will be out on the state's waters this Saturday to take the...

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2008-07-14 09:05:00

Millions of pounds of lead used in hunting, fishing and shooting sports wind up in the environment each year and can threaten or kill wildlife, according to a new scientific report. Lead is a metal with no known beneficial role in biological systems, and its use in gasoline, paint, pesticides, and solder in food cans has nearly been eliminated. Although lead shot was banned for waterfowl hunting in 1991, its use in ammunition for upland hunting, shooting sports, and in fishing tackle remains...

2005-06-10 21:05:00

MOSS LANDING - One of the biggest questions in modern oceanography is how animals in the deep sea get enough to eat. Marine biologists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) recently published a paper that helps answer this question, at least for animals that live on the deep seafloor off the coast of Central California. After analyzing hundreds of hours of deep-sea video, Bruce Robison and his colleagues found that "sinkers""”the cast-off mucus nets of small midwater...

2005-06-10 21:00:00

MOSS LANDING - One of the biggest questions in modern oceanography is how animals in the deep sea get enough to eat. Marine biologists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) recently published a paper that helps answer this question, at least for animals that live on the deep seafloor off the coast of Central California. After analyzing hundreds of hours of deep-sea video, Bruce Robison and his colleagues found that "sinkers""”the cast-off mucus nets of small midwater...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'