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New Whale Fossil Species Sheds Light On Evolution Of Echolocation
2014-03-13 09:36:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Echolocation is an important tool for several modern species, including bats and some birds. Previous research from New York Institute of Technology’s College of Osteopathic Medicine has found that this powerful navigational tool also existed in a 28-million-year-old relative of modern-day toothed whales, dolphins and porpoises. In new research, published in the journal Nature, Associate Professor Jonathan Geisler, of NYIT, and...

2014-03-13 08:24:14

DUBLIN, Mar. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/623c59/global_liquid ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Liquid Macro Filtration Market - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) One of the main trends witnessed in the Global Liquid Macro Filtration market is the growing public awareness about effective water management. In recent...

2014-03-12 23:01:49

Latest in Creative Water For People Partnerships to Expand Global Reach of Everyone Forever Model Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Today, Water For People and TOMS announced a strategic partnership to provide safe drinking water in developing countries. With an estimated 1.8 billion people living without access to safe drinking water, this partnership will help to support sustainable water systems that are locally run, built, and maintained to last for generations. TOMS, known for its...

2014-03-12 12:22:03

DUBLIN, Mar. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nf3qp6/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Ion-exchange Resin Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Ion-exchange Resin Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on the global ion-exchange resin industry...

2014-03-12 12:21:23

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States mobile water treatment market is highly consolidated, with two largest players accounting for more than 60% share in 2013 The mobile water treatment plants market is an emerging trend in the global water industry. The segment is witnessing higher adoption in the countries where land availability for setting up a water treatment plant is low. The mobile water treatment services market is witnessing a...

Ocean Food Web Plays Key Role In The Global Carbon Cycle
2014-03-12 10:39:50

University of California - Santa Barbara Nothing dies of old age in the ocean. Everything gets eaten and all that remains of anything is waste. But that waste is pure gold to oceanographer David Siegel, director of the Earth Research Institute at UC Santa Barbara. In a study of the ocean's role in the global carbon cycle, Siegel and his colleagues used those nuggets to their advantage. They incorporated the lifecycle of phytoplankton and zooplankton — small, often microscopic animals...

2014-03-11 23:24:13

Hawkes Ocean Technologies Now Operating Under the Trade Name, Deepflight Pt. RIchmond, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that it is now operating under the trade name, DeepFlight. DeepFlight will focus on its flagship technology, the DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft. The Company is delivering two craft in 2014 and is currently taking pre-orders for its newest models. DeepFlight Hydrobatic Craft are unique in design and capability. Hydrobatic Craft is a new...

2014-03-11 23:04:35

"In a state facing epic water shortages, LINX systems are the solution for so many California homes and business that are faced with nitrate-contaminated water." San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Progress is rarely clouded with notions of failed inspections, denials of permits, or delays in obtaining final occupancy certification; however, that's the situation Lehr Brothers' Big L Citrus Packing in Bakersfield, California faced last month. In planning for expansions...

2014-03-11 23:01:14

Garmin VIRB Elite HD action cameras were tested snorkeling in Hawaii recently by the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 VIRB Elite action camera was recently tested snorkeling at Poipu Beach in Kauai, Hawaii. “The weather was sunny and the camera performed fantastic underwater in the Garmin VIRB dive case,” says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He adds, “We tested some different equipment like the Garmin VIRB dive case and head...

2014-03-11 23:00:11

D1 makes it easier for customers to finance their dream hot tub. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Dimension One Spas (D1) is offering 0% financing for up to 36 months on select hot tub models during the National Hot Tub Day Celebration at dealers across the country from March 14th-31st. Customers are encouraged to visit their local dealer for details. National Hot Tub Day is officially on March 28th. It’s a day to celebrate relaxation and the power of hydrotherapy achieved from a...


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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