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2014-06-06 23:10:36

JustloveSuccess offers this revolutionary new product below list price for a limited time. Structured water is more than "just water, it's like fuel for the body. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 All living things require water. To the extent that the quality of that water is better, so is the quality of life. Quality of life is contingent upon water quality. The Water Structuring Harmonizer produces healthy, energized, structured water using the natural methods of nature. The...

2014-06-06 23:10:08

A team of shipwreck hunters led by noted shipwreck explorer Jerry Eliason has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to support the search for U-656, the first German submarine sunk by U.S. forces in WWII. Cloquet, MN (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 A group of Great Lakes shipwreck hunters will be conducting their 3rd expedition to Newfoundland next month with the aim of locating and documenting the final resting place of U-656, the first German U-boat sunk by U.S. forces in WWII. The usually small...

2014-06-06 16:21:07

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8(th), Fishing for Energy, the public-private partnership aimed at reducing the adverse effects of derelict fishing gear and marine debris, has announced $150,000 in grant support from Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. The funds will support projects that increase public awareness of the threat derelict gear (gear that is lost in the ocean) and marine debris pose to the...

How Do Phytoplankton Survive When A Critical Nutrient Is Hard To Find?
2014-06-06 03:50:45

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution New study up-ends conventional wisdom Phytoplankton—tiny, photosynthetic organisms—are essential to life on Earth, supplying us with roughly half the oxygen we breathe. Like all other life forms, phytoplankton require the element phosphorus to carry out critical cellular activity, but in some parts of the world’s ocean, P is in limited supply. How do phytoplankton survive when phosphorus is difficult to find? Phytoplankton can alter...

Sea Star Disease Epidemic Surges In Oregon
2014-06-06 03:36:07

Oregon State University Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded along the Oregon Coast and created an epidemic of historic magnitude, one that threatens to decimate the entire population of purple ochre sea stars. Prior to this, Oregon had been the only part of the West Coast that had been largely spared this devastating disease. The ochre sea star, which is the species most heavily affected by the disease in the intertidal zone, may be...

2014-06-05 23:02:35

JustloveSuccess offers this revolutionary new product below list price for a limited time. Structured water is more than "just water, it's like fuel for the body. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 All living things require water. To the extent that the quality of that water is better, so is the quality of life. Quality of life is contingent upon water quality. The Greenfield Naturals Water Structuring, Energizing Harmonizer produces healthy, energized, structured water using the natural...

2014-06-05 16:20:52

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The MARPOL Marine Auxiliary Systems Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/marpol_marine_auxiliary_systems_market.html Report DetailsFor the very first time a market intelligence report discussing the intricacies of the MARPOL Marine Auxiliary System Market has been introduced. Visiongain finds that the Global MARPOL Marine Auxiliary System Market is worth...

How Does Red Tide Knock Out Its Competition?
2014-06-05 03:05:40

By Brett Israel, Georgia Institute of Technology New research reveals how the algae behind red tide thoroughly disables – but doesn't kill – other species of algae. The study shows how chemical signaling between algae can trigger big changes in the marine ecosystem. Marine algae fight other species of algae for nutrients and light, and, ultimately, survival. The algae that cause red tides, the algal blooms that color blue ocean waters red, carry an arsenal of molecules that disable...

2014-06-05 08:20:51

PIRAEUS, Greece, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that on June 3, 2014, the Company was granted a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO"), against Ironridge Global IV, Ltd. ("Ironridge") prohibiting the further issuance of common shares in payment of dividends on Series A Preference Shares ("Preference Shares") of NewLead. The TRO is pending the hearing and decision on Petition for Preliminary Injunctive Relief...

2014-06-05 00:20:18

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy's global...


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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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'