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Bark Beetle Infestations Affect Water Quality Stream Flows

Bark Beetle Infestations Affect Water Quality, Stream Flows

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An infestation of bark beetles is killing trees in the mountains across the western US. The beetles all reproduce in the inner bark of the trees, though they kill the trees in different...

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2014-04-23 08:21:01

The owner of the exclusive CYCLOS III is now retiring after 35 years in yachting. Now CYCLOS III will be sold in a Blind Bid Auction closing 8th May 2014 MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CYCLOS III will be available for viewing from Monday 28th April - Friday 2nd May (incl) at the Royal Huisman shipyard. Viewings can be arranged by contacting YPI: Tel: + 377 99 99 97 97 - Mob: +33 (0) 627 326 542 - Email: brokerage@ypigroup.com View the CYCLOS III pictures and...

2014-04-22 23:03:43

Trade Up Available for Select Models/Years - Replacing Hot Tubs/Spas with the Latest in Technology Natick, MA. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 A limited time offer of a customer stimulus package is now available from New England Spas, the premier hot tub and spa dealer in New England for over 30 years. Offer includes free remove/disposal of existing older hot tub (this can be a costly affair upwards of $600) - newer technology options include: Bluetooth ready stereo systems, salt water sanitizer...

2014-04-22 11:48:03

The NOAA-funded projects are models for other communities nationally and internationally Recent projects in two Minnesota cities demonstrate how communities can protect themselves from worsening storms. These projects continue a ten year program in New England and the Midwest providing practical and affordable plans tailored to local conditions. "Our goal is to help communities begin the steps to protect themselves," said program co-leader Latham Stack, of Syntectic International,...

2014-04-22 08:26:17

PALM DESERT, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Save The Earth Foundation (STE) hopes the music and meaning of our song and video, 'Save the Earth Day' will resonate in an every day way with all people," says Neal Pargman, Founder of STE. Thomas Roller, a musician and songwriter spearheaded the collaboration and profits will benefit the research and educational work at the coastal and undersea laboratories of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS). Go to:...

2014-04-22 08:25:59

Sponsorship Aligns with Rainbow Light's Fifth Year of Using EcoGuard 100 Percent Upcycled Packaging Technology for Best Practices in Sustainability SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number-one most trusted natural vitamin brand, extends its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) that began with the introduction of the first natural, food-based vitamins more than 30 years ago. In honor of Earth Day, today Rainbow Light...

2014-04-21 23:04:05

From Headworks Screens to Solids Disposal, System Provides Ease of Maintenance and Reliability Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Parkson is redesigning the headworks at a municipal treatment plant to implement a sluiced screenings system that will improve the operator’s ability to manage wet weather conditions and reduce maintenance concerns. The new design is for the Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri River WWTP CSO improvements and is built around two of Parkson’s most robust...

2014-04-21 16:20:58

MIAMI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipboard operations by 20 percent. This goal was established by the company as part of Carnival's ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impact from its operations. To meet this goal,...

2014-04-20 23:00:29

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Bottled Water Market Research Report and Industry Analysis : 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/bottled-water-market.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Transparency Market Research Reports included a detailed market survey and analysis trends on “Bottled Water Market”. This report also includes more info about basic overview of the industry including...

2014-04-18 12:21:48

Will Feature More Than 200 New Ocean-Inspired Activities Tailored for Kids Ages 2-11 MIAMI, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, the leader in family cruising, today unveiled Camp Ocean - an exciting, new marine-themed children's program coming to its fleet of 24 "Fun Ships." Set to debut on Carnival Freedom on May 24, the expansive new program will immerse children ages 2-11 in the wonders of the sea through fun, engaging and educational experiences. More than 200 new...

2014-04-18 12:21:26

Dreamstime Offering Discounted Pricing on Weekly to Annual Image Subscriptions NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, announced today it is donating 5% of all image subscriptions sales made on Earth Day to charity: water (www.charitywater.org), a global non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. All Dreamstime subscription sales made on Earth Day will result in a...


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Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale
2014-01-31 13:35:04

The Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is part of a group referred to as, Mole salamanders. A member of the Ambystomatidae family, the species ranges throughout eastern and central US and Canada. The Blue-spotted salamander prefers seasonal woodlands and forests and finds shelter in wet, damp areas. Hiding under damp leaves, rocks, logs and moss, the salamander is able to find cover. Mostly comprised of their long tail, the Blue-spotted salamander reaches lengths of 3.15 to 5...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

Crown Of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci
2013-11-11 10:54:41

The crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that extends from the Red Sea to the African coasts in the east and from the Indian Ocean to the western coasts of Central America. It prefers a habitat in coral reefs, which can be harmed if population numbers are too high. Damage occurs when filamentous algae covers bare skeletons of coral and the starfish move in to feed, stripping...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

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