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Study Reveals Links Between Antarctic Climate And Food Chain
2014-07-08 03:24:51

By David Malmquist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science A long-term study of the links between climate and marine life along the rapidly warming West Antarctic Peninsula reveals how changes in physical factors such as wind speed and sea-ice cover send ripples up the food chain, with impacts on everything from single-celled algae to penguins. The study, published in today’s issue of Nature Communications, is authored by Dr. Grace Saba, an alumna of William & Mary’s Virginia...

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...

2014-07-08 08:22:05

PORTLAND, Ore., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, EPA has been cracking down on storm-water violations at residential and commercial construction sites. 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 water bodies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO Improperly managed stormwater runoff from urbanized areas can cause...

2014-07-07 10:26:13

IIASA China’s richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country’s water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Maryland. Many developed regions in China are not only drawing from their own water resources but also contributing to water depletion in other water-scarce regions of the country through imports of food and other water-intensive goods, according to the new...

2014-07-03 23:06:29

Industry-leading water-management solutions reduce cost and minimize use of freshwater. Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and engineering solutions, today announced enhanced and more effective wastewater technology solutions for use by the Oil & Gas industry. Plymouth Technology is focused on providing innovative and effective proprietary solutions to help companies in the Oil &...

2014-07-03 23:06:00

Water Researcher and Inventor Winston Kao Briefs Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne About Correlation Between Headaches and Water Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The quickest and best cure for a common headache could be a simple glass of water, reports water researcher Winston Kao, speaking on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show of June 30, 2014. Kao believes that nearly all human illnesses, including most headaches, ultimately trace to either dehydration...

Scientists Working To Protect Australia's Great Barrier Reef
2014-07-03 14:37:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Australian scientists are studying degraded reefs off the Northwest Australian coast as the country marks a decade since a massive rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “Reefs north of Exmouth have experienced large-scale bleaching in the past five years,” said Malcolm McCulloch from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at the University of Western Australia. The marine biology team is busy...

2014-07-03 10:44:13

PLOS Isolated dolphin populations may be vulnerable to environmental change New study estimating population genetic structure of little-known dolphins inhabiting Western Australia's north coast highlights vulnerability, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Alex Brown from Murdoch University and colleagues. Australian snubfin and humpback dolphins occur throughout tropical coastal waters of northern Australia, but little is known of their abundance or...

2014-07-02 23:12:08

In honor of Independence Day, Filtersfast.com will pick up the shipping fees for all website orders of $50.00 or more July 4 through July 7, 2014. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In celebration of Independence Day Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air and water filters, is offering customers another free shipping deal. This is to thank loyal customers by giving them one more reason to celebrate. All purchases on FiltersFast.com, of $50.00 or more, will be eligible to...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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