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2014-07-15 23:08:02

EarthTec QZ was named as one of the Top 10 Water Technologies, as judged and selected by Water Online after a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) in Boston during the week of June 8, 2014. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 EarthTec QZ was recognized as best alternative for controlling zebra and quagga mussel proliferation. Following a very successful showing at the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition of...

2014-07-15 23:06:39

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global bottled water market is expected to grow to $195 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.7%. Market drivers include innovations in bottling technology that have lowered the price of water as well as continuing concerns about obesity and related diseases. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS FOR BOTTLED WATER...

2014-07-15 16:22:38

Requests Review of the Monitoring and Mitigation Plan By Federal Agencies MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator's inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region's limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump 29,000 acre-feet...

2014-07-15 12:23:05

Attend StormCon August 3-7 PORTLAND, Ore., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urbanization poses an array of challenges. Most people already live in cities now, but by 2030 two-thirds of the world population will reside in an urban area. Some stormwater problems need more than just an engineering solution. Urbanized areas generally contain large portions of impervious surfaces such as roads, rooftops and parking lots that channel stormwater directly into local streams, rivers, and other...

2014-07-15 12:21:05

Offering the largest cockpit in its segment, the sporty yet luxurious yacht is designed for grander entertaining above deck while providing expansive below deck cruising accommodations OCONTO, Wis., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruisers Yachts, Wisconsin's premier manufacturer of luxury yachts, plans to introduce the new 390 Express Coupe (EC), a hybrid boat designed for entertaining on the water, at the 2015 annual international dealership meeting in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., held...

2014-07-14 23:08:54

Wood Moisture Meter Line from Wagner Meters Offers Field-Tested Technology Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, Georgia hosts a variety of products designed to assist woodworkers in finding the best tools, products and companies for their crafts and professions. Wagner Meters will be attending this year with its line of moisture measurement systems and handheld moisture meters. Wagner Meters’ offers moisture measurement solutions...

2014-07-14 23:05:42

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Market Snapshot: Transcatheter Heart Valves 2007 to 2020 – Americas” to its store. Inquire before buying on this report at http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/inquire-before-buying?rname=17134. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 This report provides quantitative analysis of the transcatheter heart valves market in Americas. The analysis includes market size data by revenue and volume over the 2007–2020 period and key...

2014-07-14 23:02:57

Specialty Shop Will Upgrade Lighting with Energy Grant Funded by the Maryland Energy Administration Williamsport, Md. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Wetsuit Wearhouse Inc., based in Williamsport, Md., is pleased to announce that it is one of twenty-three recipients to receive an energy efficiency grant through the EmPOWER Maryland Commercial & Industrial Grant Program. “I was surprised and honored to have been selected,” said Chris Moleskie, President and CEO of Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc....

2014-07-14 16:20:51

Crew abandoned without wages, food and water aboard the Liberian flagged vessel, Fritz, in Oshawa Harbor THOROLD, ON, July 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Seafarers' International Union of Canada (S.I.U), the most important sailors' union in Canada, representing the majority of unlicensed sailors working aboard vessels across Canada, today announced that it will stand alongside its brothers as they strike aboard the Liberian registered vessel, Fritz. The Fritz, currently in the Port...

Modern-day Recipe For A Lush, Green Lawn
2014-07-14 12:29:35

American Society of Agronomy In Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and other major cities in New Mexico, nearly every public golf course is now watered with treated municipal wastewater rather than precious potable water supplies. Across the US Southwest as a whole, more than 40% of all golf courses receive treated effluent. Reusing the effluent increases the sustainability of golf courses. Additionally, golf courses and homeowners alike fertilize their lawns during the growing season. The major...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.