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The Ocean's Living Carbon Pumps

Provided by the Weizmann Institute of Science Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon When we talk about global carbon fixation – "pumping" carbon out of the atmosphere...

Latest Water Stories

2014-10-23 08:25:28

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forester Media Inc., publisher of Stormwater magazine, is seeking papers for presentation at StormCon 2015, which will take place in Austin, TX, August 2 - 6, 2015. The 2015 conference will feature six program tracks, described below. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO Presentations for StormCon 2015 will be 30 minutes each, including a question-and-answer period. Please carefully read the information below before...

2014-10-23 08:23:25

PIRAEUS, Greece, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (OTC: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a time charter contract for the recently delivered Handysize vessel, the "Newlead Castellano". The Newlead Castellano has been chartered-out at a gross rate of $9,500 per day, minus a 6.25% commission payable to third parties, for a minimum of three and a maximum of five months. This employment is anticipated to generate approximately...

2014-10-22 12:32:30

Excessive moisture, such as from a harsh winter, can destroy your deck or fence, so, it is important to winterize. Experienced Carrollton TX fence builder gives tips about properly winterizing your fence and deck to protect your investment and ensure its beauty and structural integrity for years to come. CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Will this be a cold winter or will we have another mild one? No one knows for sure. It's best that you be prepared for a harsh...

2014-10-22 04:20:28

LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Knowledge Centre for the freight industry has been launched as an innovative project in support of couriers, van drivers, and freight forwarders that rely on the freight ferry market. The Knowledge Centre [https://www.freightlink.co.uk/knowledge/articles/what-marpol-and-its-impact-freight-market ] consists of industry articles, case studies, country guides, info about traffic regulations and tolls, frequently asked questions...

2014-10-21 23:08:38

Bio Logic Aqua Research founder Shaaron Kleyne says water companies can upgrade facilities and still keep water affordable during global fresh water crisis. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The price of home delivered fresh water is the biggest bargain available to consumers in the United States, according to water advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne, However, Kleyne adds, fresh clean water is becoming increasingly expensive to locate, impound transport and...

2014-10-21 16:20:38

2014 Score is Highest of All Small, Midsize, and Large-Ship Cruise Lines LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises will embark on its 25(th) anniversary of ultra-lux cruising by celebrating a record 21 years as Conde Nast Traveler magazine Readers' Choice No.1 "Midsize Cruise Ship Line." Crystal's winning score of 90.142 was the highest of all Small, Midsize, and Large-ship cruise lines. All Readers' Choice winners and scores are listed at www.cntraveler.com/rca and...

2014-10-21 12:24:13

The Larry C. Larson Safety Award recognizes Park Water's safety commitment DOWNEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Water Co. announced today that it received the American Water Works Association California/ Nevada Larry C. Larson Safety Award. Park Water received this award through its commitment to make public and employee health and safety a top priority. "Safety and service are core values in our culture. Our employees think about public and employee safety in all...

2014-10-20 23:07:51

The world mourns the passing of a global leader in water research and consciousness. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Dr. Masaru Emoto, world renown water researcher and New York Times Best Selling author of “The Messages from Water” “The Hidden Messages in Water”, “The Shape of Love”, “The True Power of Water” and “Love Thyself” has passed away at the age of 71 in a hospital in Tokyo, Japan Dr. Emoto became ill in Shanghai, China, while on a world speaking...

2014-10-20 23:05:10

Evolution of the rectangle – where bold design meets modern simplicity CHINO HILLS, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Jacuzzi (http://www.jacuzzi.com/baths/bathtubs/elara-freestanding-bath/), the company that pioneered the world’s first whirlpool bathtub, announces the launch of the Elara® freestanding bathtub. The Elara® bathtub, one of the bestselling Jacuzzi Luxury Bath rectangular designs, has evolved into a freestanding model. The Elara® bathing well will continue to...

2014-10-20 16:22:24

Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas Findings Unveiled at Global Water for Food Conference SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's largest gap in farm yields - 70-90 percent below their potential - according to a new research tool unveiled today. The outcome of a 6-year international collaborative research effort led by the Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

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...

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