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2014-06-14 03:00:01

University of Leeds The first ecological study of an entire glacier has found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and have a non-negligible impact on the amount of sunlight that is reflected into space. The research, led by the University of Leeds and published June 12 in the journal FEMS Microbiology Ecology, will help improve climate change models that have previously neglected the role of microbes in darkening the Earth's surface. Observing how life thrives at...

2014-06-13 23:06:41

ReBath of Albany is happy to announce they are now offering 13 new acrylic tub and shower surround colors. The new colors come with same lifetime guarantee. Clifton Park, New York (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 ReBath of Albany is now offering new acrylic tub surround options. With the 20% inventory sale coming to a close, ReBath of Albany is happy to introduce 13 new colors and a new simulated tile pattern. Even though some of the new colors have the same name as some of the old ones, they are...

2014-06-13 08:21:31

LANDOVER, Md., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation announces that Riley Samels from Ohio is this year's winner of The Science without Borders® Challenge. His stunning art work 'Reef in a Bottle' beat out the fierce competition to take first place. The Challenge is a yearly science competition that is designed to engage secondary students in ocean conservation through art. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117811 This...

2014-06-12 23:09:35

Pelican Water has earned strong praise from well water customers for its proven comprehensive water treatment and filtration solutions for the toughest well water problems, including bacteria, sulfur, nitrate, iron, and manganese. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Pelican Water Systems, the market leader in environmentally friendly, affordable whole house filtration systems for well systems, has received high acclaim recently from well water customers who have had their tough well...

2014-06-12 23:09:03

Former NASA and NOAA Climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, Discusses Food, Water and Energy Security on Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne's Global Radio Show Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Nothing is more important than food security to the safety and economy of the United States and the rest of the world, according to Climatologist L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, speaking on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show. Obviously, no country can survive without...

2014-06-12 23:06:53

Recently, XC Spa, an innovative company that provides many kinds of high quality spas, has announced its new designs of swim spas. In addition, the supplier has launched a special offer on these great items. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Recently, XC Spa, an innovative company that provides many kinds of high quality spas, has announced its new designs of swim spas. In addition, the supplier has launched a special offer on these great items; all of them are now offered at greatly discounted...

2014-06-12 12:27:30

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Packaged Water Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guide http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/packaged_water_market_asia_2017_market_guide.html Synopsis Canadean's, "Packaged Water Market in Asia to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Packaged Water consumption in Asia. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the market...

2014-06-12 08:21:31

PIRAEUS, Greece, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that on June 3, 2014, NewLead received a Temporary Restraining Order against Ironridge Global IV, Ltd ("Ironridge") enjoining the issuance of further common shares of NewLead pursuant to its Series A Preference Shares. On June 11, 2014, the United States District Court, Southern District of New York ("Court") determined that a Preliminary Injunction against...

Freshwater Fish Depend On Healthy Forests To Survive
2014-06-12 06:56:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The phrase "forest loss" or "deforestation" brings to mind negative impacts such as a loss in habitat, the release of greenhouse gases, soil erosion and economic hardships. Such negative outcomes are seen in many of the world's forests. One thing that doesn't come to mind is dying fish. A new study from the University of Cambridge, however, reveals exactly that problem: dying fish populations. As debris from a healthy forest washes...

2014-06-11 16:20:44

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), has announced the introduction of the AquaShield Extended Range (ER) Swimmer Delivery Vehicle Detection Sonar (SDS) to its product line at the Undersea Defense Technology conference, UDT 2014, taking place now in Liverpool, England. This product launch marks the tenth anniversary of DSIT's attendance at UDT. The AquaShield ER(TM) was developed based on the best...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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