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2014-06-02 08:22:43

Shale gas exploitation by the means of hydraulic fracturing has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. With the already significant fracking industry set for further expansion in the US, the demand to process the large volumes of produced wastewater is mounting. DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The number of hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the United States of America and across the world continues to increase. The Bakken...

2014-05-31 23:05:24

Interview with Author and EFT Therapist Diana Ruiz on Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Show Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Stress is an underlying cause in an estimated 70 to 80 percent of human diseases according to Diana Ruiz, author of Healing Your Life with Water (Aviva Publishing, 2013). Stress, and therefore disease, is often the result of not drinking enough water, says Ruiz. In addition, Ruiz adds, stress can increase the rate at which the body loses water and becomes...

2014-05-30 23:05:04

PUC-granted rate increases will allow players to raise their rates, supporting overall revenue growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Water Supply & Irrigation Systems industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Water Supply and Irrigation Systems industry's performance has grown at a steady rate during the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase at an average rate during the...

2014-05-30 16:21:04

Experience Close-up Encounters with Rarely Seen Sea Creatures at Acuario Inbursa, a Center Specializing in the Exhibition and Rehabilitation of Endangered Marine Species MEXICO CITY, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Located in Plaza Carso, adjacent to the entrance of the Soumaya Museum, Jumex Museum and Telcel Theatre, Acuario Inbursa will open its doors to the public on June 11th. Visitors can encounter over 5,000 marine specimens belonging to 230 different species through 48 exhibits...

2014-05-30 12:22:34

Distinguished service award presented during American Water Works Association Conference in Missoula. MISSOULA, Mont., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Hafar of Mountain Water Co. was honored at the annual conference of the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) by receiving the Operator's Meritorious Service Award. This notable award is given annually to one outstanding water system operator for their dedication and accomplishments in the water industry,...

earth from the moon
2014-05-29 04:05:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By reviewing hundreds of chemical analyses of lunar samples collected during the Apollo missions, scientists have discovered new clues about how water originated and was redistributed on the Moon, according to a recently published Nature Geoscience paper. Their findings could give experts a new tool to help unravel the processes that were involved in the Moon’s formation, as well as how the lunar crust cooled and the impact...

2014-05-28 23:08:19

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a four stage 40 foot telescoping light mast. This light tower features a fold over assembly, a rotating boom that allows for 360° of rotation, and a removable mast head for storing mounted equipment when not in use. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The LM-40-4S fold over five stage light mast from Larson Electronics provides a safe and effective way for operators to quickly...

Panama Protects World Trade And Saves Whales
2014-05-28 03:44:07

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Smithsonian research informs marine conservation The Republic of Panama's proposal to implement four Traffic Separation Schemes for commercial vessels entering and exiting the Panama Canal and ports was approved unanimously by the International Maritime Organization in London, May 23. Based on studies by Smithsonian marine ecologist Hector Guzman, the new shipping lanes are positioned to minimize overlap between shipping routes and humpback whale...

2014-05-28 12:21:34

Agreement Broadens Solutions for Subsea Operations SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for commercial, research and military applications, announced a strategic agreement with Global Diving & Salvage Inc., a leading provider of marine construction and offshore support services in the United States and an internationally recognized marine casualty responder. The collaboration will provide government and commercial...

2014-05-28 08:23:49

Interactive event at Big Sky Resort June 24-27 will include diverse range of presentations, discussions and activities. BOZEMAN, Mont., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Montana Lt. Governor Angela McLean, the National Board Certified Teacher who traded her classroom for the capitol earlier this year, will address participants at the opening luncheon of the Sustaining the Blue Planet (http://www.projectwet.org/blueplanet) Global Water Education conference next month at Big Sky Resort in...


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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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