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2012-01-05 13:36:00

ARCATA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today watershed advocacy group Friends of the Eel River (FOER) announced that Scott Greacen will be the organization's new executive director. Departing executive director Nadananda will continue to serve on the organization's board of directors and work on special projects. Nadananda served as the organization's executive director for 17 years and has overseen the group's most notable accomplishments, including successfully advocating...

2011-12-20 07:15:00

SANDY, Utah, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Living Planet Aquarium is shocking visitors with its Christmas display which uses an electric eel to flash the lights on its tree. A Christmas display in the "Journey To South America" gallery is blinking by using the energy generated by an electric eel in a nearby tank. "We took the voltage produced by the eel via stainless steel electrodes and used it to power a sequencer," said Terry Smith, Project Manager at Cache Valley Electric. "The...