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2014-02-22 23:02:29

Clean water for drinking is the focus of new content for Public Television. (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Water is a primary necessity everywhere you turn. Its essentiality cannot be bound by anything regardless of the magnitude. For it to be fully helpful to your health, you must take precautionary and preventive measures while using it. That is why water treatment is important. This is especially when the water is intended for sensitive purposes like drinking. There are different water...

2014-02-21 23:23:22

The organization dedicated to cleaning up the world's oceans and beaches is joining forces with the founder of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Captain Charles Moore and his foundation, Algalita Marine Research Institute Long Beach, California (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 COORC is proud to announce the official partnership between the Clean our Ocean’s Refuge Coalition and Captain Charles Moore’s foundation, the Algalita Marine Research Institute. The meeting between Tom Hirshberg,...

2014-02-21 16:25:35

Global leader in third-party maintenance services educates CIOs on how to support their bimodal operation DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Support, a global market leader for SAP, JD Edwards, and Siebel third-party maintenance, application/technical management services, and consulting, today announced that it will be one of the sponsors of the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2014. Senior executives from Spinnaker Support will join over 500 CIOs and sponsoring companies...

What Happened To The Tsunami Debris From Japan?
2014-02-21 13:02:07

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Outcomes from synthesis of model and observations The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source. Measuring and tracking the movements of such debris are still in their infancy. The driftage generated by the tragic 2011 tsunami in Japan gave scientists Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner a unique chance to learn about the effects of the ocean...

2014-02-20 23:26:34

"The water shortage compounded by the mega drought in California could have been avoidable if the State officials would have supported my revolutionary super low flow toilet; therefore, we are resorting now at asking for public support on a IndieGoGo funding campaign." says Dan Andreiu, the President and Founder of New Age Hygienic Systems, Inc. Redondo Beach, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 "Today’s water shortage crisis in 3 southwestern states, compounded by a...

2014-02-20 23:26:05

As a result of a joint venture between the Aquiva Foundation and STELCO, the Maldives has inaugurated the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to produce up to 10 tons of drinking water per day through membrane distillation. The technology is being provided by memsys. London (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The small Maldivian Island of Guhli welcomes the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to...

2014-02-20 16:22:21

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canada's largest labour council, representing 200,000 working families, has initiated a boycott of Carnival Corporation cruises and hopes the protest campaign will spread across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The Toronto and York Region Labour Council has launched the boycott to protest the role of Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald in a protracted labour dispute at the Toronto...

2014-02-20 12:23:35

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners have put crews on call to respond to potential snowmelt flooding, and urges citizens to be cautious when traveling and to stay alert to any hazardous road conditions. In Berrien County, which bore the brunt of the winter snowfall due to the lake effect, Drain Commissioner Roger Zilke is prepared for any flooding that may occur. "This is the very reason Drain...

2014-02-20 12:21:10

MONTREAL, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Fednav and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association were presented with the inaugural Lloyd's List North American Maritime Environment Award at a ceremony held at the Houstonian Hotel in Houston last night. This award recognizes a contribution by an individual, company, or association towards an improved outcome for the environment from the maritime industry. The award was also won by North American Marine Environmental...

2014-02-19 23:31:53

People Water has partnered with Water Mission International to provide filtration systems to those affected by the Super Typhoon Haiyan. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, clean reliable drinking water is paramount to relief effort in the Philippines. Without sanitary water, the daunting task of rebuilding cannot even begin. Within days of the disaster, Utah-based, bottled water company, People Water teamed up with Water Missions...


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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