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Microplastics Worse For Marine Life Than Previously Thought

Microplastics Worse For Marine Life Than Previously Thought

University of Exeter The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter. Scientists also...

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2014-07-23 23:13:46

Surprising new information and photos about plastic pollution were revealed by Algalita in an exclusive live satellite broadcast from the great garbage patch in the North Pacific Ocean. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A live satellite broadcast from the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” on Sunday allowed more than 100 people to speak directly with Captain Charles Moore and the research crew currently conducting a series of experiments about the impacts of plastic pollution on the...

2014-07-19 23:00:47

Europe Waste Management in Drilling Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.7% from 2013 to 2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-waste-management-in-drilling-8697170849.html (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The Europe Waste Management in Drilling Market report defines and segments the waste management in drilling market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The waste management in drilling market in Europe is estimated to grow from around $0.9 billion in 2013 to $1.6...

2014-07-18 23:03:57

The waste heat recovery systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% over the next five years to reach $53,120 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/waste-heat-recovery-system-market-202657867.html (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The report "Waste Heat Recovery Market by Application (Pre-heating, Steam Generation, Electricity & Others), and Industry (Petroleum Refining, Heavy Metal, Cement, Chemical, Natural Gas Compression, Pulp/Paper Industry &...

2014-07-14 08:22:27

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Drilling Waste Management Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Drilling waste management helps reduce the environmental impact of oil and gas drilling. Drilling waste management focuses on both environmental protection and cost-effectiveness by recycling the usable waste from drilling. The first step of drilling waste management is to...

2014-07-07 16:21:19

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62tc6n/industrial_waste) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Waste Management Market by Services (Collection, Recycling, Incineration, Landfill) & Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Americas) - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Industrial waste management market is at various...

2014-07-01 12:23:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls was selected by the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) to receive their Waste Watchers Award in recognition of the school's recycling efforts during 2013. The Award is presented each year to organizations whose programs demonstrate outstanding achievements in recycling, public education, special event recycling, special collections, recycling innovations, and waste reduction. The award...

2014-06-20 23:02:08

The demand for waste management services such as solids control, containment & handling, and treatment & disposal are on a rise. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/waste-management-in-drilling-reports-2042744486.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Drilling activities are increasing year-on-year, which generates drilling waste that contains a variety of toxic chemicals and heavy metals. When discharged into unlined pits, these toxic substances can seep into the soil and may...

2014-06-17 23:16:16

One of the biggest environmental issues in Canada is that of large volumes of junk that end up in landfill sites. Student Works Disposal collects and disposes of waste sustainably at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/ Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Student Works Disposal, a Vancouver-based junk disposal company, has recently announced that it will now start collecting, organizing, reusing and recycling different kinds of household waste in Vancouver. This action is taken in order...

2014-06-17 23:06:52

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Medical Waste Management. Global market for Medical Waste Management is projected to reach US$12.8 billion by 2020, driven by growing environmental concerns over biomedical waste, spiraling consumption of disposable medical products, and stricter medical waste laws, regulations, and standards. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Growing number of hospitals and clinics worldwide has resulted in...

2014-06-17 12:23:35

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cflkh/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Solid Waste Disposal Industry" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sound Environmental Resources Co., Ltd.is the leader in domestic solid waste disposal field, with businesses covering the whole range of the solid waste disposal industry chain. With...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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