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2014-06-19 23:05:42

Author of "Frogmen" will take audience aboard Calypso, behind the scenes and under the sea with the famous ocean explorer/filmmaker. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Relive a Weston man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Monday, June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his book, “Frogmen: The True Story of My Journey...

2014-06-19 16:21:15

Cruises feature three days and nights at Hamilton SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country's capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses....

2014-06-19 12:28:52

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Micro Irrigation System Market by Type (Sprinkler Irrigation Systems, Drip Irrigation Systems), by Application (Agriculture Irrigation, Landscape Irrigation, Greenhouse Irrigation) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018...

2014-06-19 12:24:08

Energy Upgrade California(TM) launches campaign to help save water and energy SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the state in a severe drought, Energy Upgrade California(TM) is launching a campaign to educate Californians on how saving water can also save energy to make sure we have both the water and energy needed for the future. Developed in partnership with Save Our Water, the multimedia campaign will be seen by millions throughout the state. Saving water and energy is...

2014-06-19 12:23:20

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market in Brazil 2014-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/water_wastewater_treatment_equipment_market_brazil_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment market in Brazil to grow at a CAGR of 9.3 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market...

2014-06-19 12:23:17

PORTLAND, Ore., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water issues now dominate the discussion in America's older cities where wastewater and stormwater infrastructure built a century ago are now in decay. These problems are spreading to suburbia whose infrastructure solutions are now proving less than adequate as development spreads and watersheds have been paved over with impermeable surfaces. What techniques, resources, and hard-infrastructure solutions are there to solve these aging storm...

2014-06-19 08:25:57

Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans, past and present members of the USA Swimming National Team kick off events taking place at 800+ locations to spread the message Swimming Lessons Save Lives(TM). OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 20, 2014, tens of thousands of kids on 6 continents will usher in the first official weekend of summer with a Guinness World Record attempt and a life-saving message....

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2014-06-19 05:49:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the fact that it covers more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface, and that US households can use as much as 100 gallons of it per day, there are still mysteries to be uncovered about water – as evidenced by a pair of studies published in the June 18 edition of the journal Nature. In the first paper, researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory completed the first-ever...

2014-06-18 23:11:23

Despite Recent Improvement in Water Conservation, Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Wonders if We’re Even Asking the Right Questions Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The manufacture of a single t-shirt requires an estimated one-thousand gallons of fresh water, including water to grow the cotton. That fact was reported on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water® radio show by author Brian Clark Howard. As global fresh water shortages and drought continue to increase,...

2014-06-18 23:01:08

The new Selectro-Magnetic Water Purifier produces fresh, clean water. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Colarasis, Inc. has once again gone above and beyond and released a revolutionary product for the purification of water. The new Selectro-Magnetic Water Purifier will produce all the fresh, pure, clear water the world needs. This water purifier produces soft, demineralized water that is free of bacteria, algae and fungus. The minerals and undesirable elements in suspension are removed...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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