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2014-01-14 12:21:36

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating the cruise industry's premier annual event can be daunting, given the thousands of delegates and exhibitors, numerous networking events and the sheer size of the show. Attendees can maximize their business opportunities at Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 by using the CSM Mobile App to create a personalized agenda, connect with other attendees and exhibitors, navigate the trade show and meeting venues, and keep up to date with convention...

Seaweed Transplant Gives Bald Reef New Growth
2014-01-14 09:15:59

University of New South Wales Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls. A team of researchers from UNSW, the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the NSW Department of Primary Industries has transplanted fertile specimens of the missing crayweed (Phyllospora comosa) onto two barren reef sites where it once grew abundantly....

2014-01-14 08:26:03

Fleet receives highest overall score (95.2) of any cruise line BOSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Cook, CEO of Grand Circle Corporation, is pleased to announce that Grand Circle Cruise Line has been named to Conde Nast Traveler's annual Gold List of "World's Best Cruise Lines"--and to its Platinum Circle of repeat winners. Grand Circle Cruise Line's overall score of 95.2 was the highest in any cruise line category. "We are delighted to be recognized by Conde Nast Traveler...

Global Warming Is Changing The Chemistry Of Ice
2014-01-14 04:58:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers analyzing the atmosphere above the Alaskan city of Barrow have found unexpectedly high levels of molecular chlorine in the air, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. The substance, which comes from sea salt that is released when ice in the region melts, interacts with sunlight to create highly reactive chlorine atoms, the researchers said. Those atoms can increase the...

2014-01-13 23:02:57

Sharon Kleyne of Bio-Logic Aqua Research offers new tips to keep skin hydrated during dry skin season. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Winter is the season for dry skin, reports noted water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne. In winter, says Kleyne, skin tends to lose water and become dehydrated, thin, itchy, pale, more wrinkled and often flaky. Kleyne recently identified several causes of winter dry skin: Cold air holds less water vapor than warm air, skin receives less...

2014-01-13 12:21:42

One of The Purest Waters On The Planet Called SNO(TM) Soon Will Flow Into California From Iceland LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh pristine water from Eyjafjallajokull , a natural glacier in Iceland, is an elixir of health. It can revitalize cells, rejuvenate our body, enhance physical endurance and allow maintenance of proper fat-to-muscle ratio. And now one of the purest waters on the planet, nitrate-free SNO(TM) glacier water from Iceland (www.drinksnowater.com),...

2014-01-13 08:25:39

LONDON, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With large snow storms hitting the USA in January 2014, salt demand is peaking and some municipalities already fear a lack of supply. For instance in Springfield (Montana), officials announced in January that stocks of salt were low and salt suppliers were running out of inventory. Officials said they had used more salt during the first storm of 2014 than they did during the entirety of last winter. Other municipalities in Pennsylvania...

2014-01-13 08:21:41

Norwegian Breakaway Once Again an Innovator In the Newest Technology at Sea MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Communications (MTN) announces its partner, Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian), is pioneering the new iDirect X7 high-performance satellite modem on its Norwegian Breakaway ship. MTN installed the X7 after a six-month test process in its Miramar, Fla. engineering lab. The modem has dramatically improved the efficiency and throughput of the vessel's communications...

Starting Fires With Water - Learning From The ISS Super Critical Water Mixture Experiment
2014-01-12 04:10:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While water is typically used to help put out fires, astronauts currently serving on the International Space Station (ISS) are working on a special type of H2O that actually has the opposite effect, NASA officials revealed on Friday. According to Mike Hicks of the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, the liquid is known as “supercritical water” and it is formed when ordinary water is compressed to a pressure of 217...

2014-01-10 12:24:08

DUBLIN, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h5zx6w/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International and Chinese Ion-exchange Resin" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h5zx6w/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "2013 Report on the International and Chinese Ion-exchange Resin" first provides basic...


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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