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By Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University Study suggests best targets for environmental conservation The future health of the world's coral reefs and the animals that depend on them relies in part on the ability of one tiny symbiotic sea...

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2014-07-10 08:27:27

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] announces its publication on 'Global Water Purifiers Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018' ( http://www.techsciresearch.com/2482) Every 21 seconds a child and 3.4 Million people globally dies every year due to water related disease according to a report by World Health Organization. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in developing world. Thus, growing water...

2014-07-10 08:23:15

Live web coverage from America's last remaining whaleship PROVINCETOWN, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OceansLIVE will broadcast from deck of the Charles W. Morgan, the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, July 11-13 during the whaleship's historic voyage to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125751 The Morgan, a National Historic Landmark built in 1841, is visiting historic New England ports as part of its...

2014-07-10 08:22:47

--More than $986 billion in risk is concentrated within 15 major metro areas-- IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic(®) (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its 2014 storm surge analysis featuring estimates on both the number and reconstruction value of single-family homes exposed to hurricane-driven storm surge risk within the United States. According to the findings, more than 6.5 million homes...

2014-07-10 08:22:39

MINEOLA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Donald MacKenzie today announced a major step forward in restoring health to our waterways and beaches with the installation of cutting edge technology that will reduce the amount of pollutants and debris that are carried to the fragile waters through storm water drain pipes. The technology is manufactured by AbTech Industries (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings Inc. - OTC QB: ABHD) - a...

2014-07-09 23:06:55

Daman Superior, LLC to Represent BlueInGreen Products in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Fayetteville, Ark. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 BlueInGreen®, a water quality company offering the world’s most efficient method for delivering dissolved gases into liquids, announced the addition of Daman Superior, LLC as a manufacturer’s representative firm to its sales network. Daman Superior will promote BlueInGreen’s gas dissolution products for municipal water and wastewater applications in...

2014-07-09 08:30:28

DUBLIN, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m9x3vx/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese TPO Waterproofing Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global And Chinese TPO Waterproofing Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global TPO Waterproofing Industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...

2014-07-08 23:10:57

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Urges Greater Women Involvement in Water and Drought Issues as Water Crisis Increases, as Living Water International Announces 2014 Gala Honoring Women. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Water activist and entrepreneur Sharon Kleyne believes that in the increasing world’s global fresh water crisis, women should play an important role. She is encouraged by the record number of women assuming high profile leadership positions in water...

2014-07-08 23:09:59

Algalita to host interactive broadcast and expert panel on July 20 from the North Pacific Ocean to discuss the latest research and issues regarding plastic pollution in our oceans. RSVP required to attend event in Southern California Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Algalita, the Long Beach Marine Research and Education organization, in partnership with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, will bring from the middle of the North Pacific Central Gyre to the mainland an interactive broadcast...

2014-07-08 12:22:33

DUBLIN, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m56r46/water_purifier) has announced the addition of the "Water Purifier Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Water purification is the process of removing suspended solids and gases, contaminants, and undesirable chemicals from drinking water. Water purifiers enable the process of water purification. There are many variants...

2014-07-08 08:33:24

-The company's water softening systems and replacement cartridges are now available at Utah region Ace Hardware locations- SALT LAKE CITY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NuvoH2O (http://www.nuvoh2o.com/) today announced that Utah region Ace Hardware stores now carry its water softening systems. Ace Hardware's Utah region is made up of locations in Utah, Nevada and Wyoming and was the number one Ace region in the U.S. in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140203/LA57109LOGO...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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