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2014-01-31 08:23:51

SAN LUIS OBIPSO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Until recently, in order to kayak, a person had to have two fully functioning arms, strong back and core muscles, an absence of shoulder injuries, and cardiovascular endurance. Those preconditions have now been eliminated thanks to the introduction of a new "weightless" kayak paddle, called the Angle Oar. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/PH56213-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/PH56213-b)...

2014-01-30 23:26:17

Indoor winter heating a source of dry skin and eyes, warns Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Winter is the season for dry, itchy, flaky skin, reports water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne. According to Kleyne, winter itch occurs because the skin – and the eyes – tend to lose water content more readily in winter than in summer. The result is a seasonal increase in the incidence of dry skin and dry eyes. Although there are...

2014-01-30 23:22:29

The healing power of pure water with state of the art product line. Introducing Purenex: Changing the Water Filtration Industry. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The water filtration company, Purenex is thrilled to introduce a unique water-filter product line, including the highest quality products in the water filtration industry. The Purenex water filtration line of drinking water filters, whole house water filters, shower filters, and replacement filters are covered by a 30 day,...

2014-01-30 16:27:11

SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since AZEK and TimberTech joined forces under CPG Building Products in 2013, both brands have focused their combined efforts on continuing the tradition of product innovation. To debut these exciting results to the industry, AZEK and TimberTech are sharing a 50x50 booth at the 2014 International Builders Show, Booth #C3015, Las Vegas, NV, Feb 4 - 6. -- TimberTech has dramatic new deck colors and styles in the Earthwood Evolutions...

2014-01-30 12:23:57

West Virginia is Not Alone: 10 Similar "Sacrifice Zones" Identified in CO, LA, MA, ND, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX & VT; Warning That Water Will Be Subject to Repeated Disasters in Absence of Water/Energy Roadmap, Clear Priorities. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty groups from across the United States called on President Obama today to issue an executive order protecting water availability and quality in the U.S. from haphazard energy exploration, warning that in the...

2014-01-28 23:03:27

Market Publishers Ltd announces that new BMI research reports on different countries’ water industry performance in Q1 2014 have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that new BMI research reports on different countries’ water industry performance in Q1 2014 have been added to its catalogue. Ukraine Water Report Q1 2014. During 2011-2013, the Ukrainian water sector witnessed a considerable YoY decline. This has led to the...

First Ever Cold Water Coral Reef Found In Greenland
2014-01-28 13:46:36

[ Watch the Video: Cold Water Coral Reef Discovered In Greenland ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered the first ever cold-water coral reef in Greenland at a depth of nearly 3,000 feet below sea-level. Scientists have found several species of coral in Greenland, but this is the first time that an actual reef has been found. The team discovered the Greenlandic reef in southwest Greenland off Cape Desolation south of lvittuut. They found...

Lawsuit Lands US Navy's Potentially Harmful Sonar Training Exercises
2014-01-28 10:58:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In December, the National Marine Fisheries Service authorized Navy sonar training exercises off the coasts of Hawaii and California through 2018. This authorization came despite admittance by the Navy that the work will kill up to 155 marine mammals, cause more than 2,000 lasting injuries and generate approximately 9.6 million instances of temporary hearing loss – as well as disruptions of natural activities. On Monday, groups led by...

2014-01-28 08:22:38

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Energy Water Solutions and EP Energy (NYSE: EPE) have contracted to deploy movable water recycling facilities in the Eagle Ford Shale close to Cotulla, Texas in LaSalle County. As part of this effort, a produced water unit mobilized in April 2013 has been effectively cleaning produced water to meet the standards for hydraulic stimulation operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/DA53855) John Jensen, Executive...

2014-01-28 08:22:12

Annual Cruise Poll Places 17 Viking Ships in Top-Ranking Spots LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com), the world's leading river cruise line, has started 2014 with a bang. What will be the company's biggest year yet - one that will see the launch of 14 new Viking Longships® - has kicked off with a momentous honor from the readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Seventeen Viking ships were ranked in top spots on the publication's 2014 Cruise Poll,...


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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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