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2013-10-08 23:32:22

Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA will co-host the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, 2014. Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The conference will focus on local solutions that communities can employ to prepare for the present and changing...

2013-09-26 23:38:56

The site will assist in the redevelopment of Brownfields. Franklin, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfield redevelopment efforts, Kansas State University and CABEM Technologies have unveiled an education portal, “TAB” (Technical Assistance to Brownfields). The site, designed and developed by K-State and CABEM Technologies is powered by CABEM’s Livia Framework. The TAB portal provides assistance to communities and other...

2013-09-23 23:01:23

Crime Clean of Texas marks 18 years of crime, death, trauma and biohazard cleanup services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Crime Clean of Texas celebrated its 18th anniversary on September 1, 2013. The company, originally incorporated on September 1, 1995, is a small, woman-owned corporation. Crime Clean was the first company in Texas and Colorado to provide crime, death and trauma scene cleaning and the third in the nation. Registered to do business in every county in Texas,...


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Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

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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.'