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2014-08-21 12:24:00

STW signs a partnership agreement to design, build, own and operate a Hybrid Brackish Water Processing Facility initially for 30,000 barrels or 1,260,000 gallons per day. MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp (OTC QB: STWS) announced the signing of a partnership agreement with a Texas ranching family to lease brackish water rights and build, own and operate a Proprietary state of the art "Hybrid Reverse Osmosis Water Processing System" capable of...

Montastraea faveolata
2014-08-21 03:00:51

Traci Peterson, University of Texas at Arlington New research indicates older species of coral have more of what it takes to survive a warming and increasingly polluted climate, according to biologists from the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez. The researchers examined 140 samples of 14 species of Caribbean corals for a study published by the open-access journal PLOS ONE this week. Jorge H. Pinzón C., a postdoctoral researcher in the...

2014-08-20 23:03:19

ReportsnReports.com adds "Membrane Bioreactor Systems Market by Application (Municipal Wastewater Treatment and Industrial Wastewater Treatment), by Type (Hollow Fiber, Flat Sheet, and Multi Tubular), by Configuration (Internal/Submerged and External/ Side stream), and by Region - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The membrane bioreactor systems market size in terms of value is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15.28%...

Gulf Coast Struggles With Oil Spill And Its Economic Costs
2014-08-20 03:00:37

Sue Nichols, Michigan State University When it comes to understanding America’s coastal fisheries, anecdotes are gripping – stories of a choking algae bloom, or a bay’s struggle with commercial development. But when it comes to taking action, there’s no beating big data. In this week’s edition of Estuaries and Coasts, a Michigan State University doctoral student joins with others to give a sweeping assessment to understand how human activities are affecting estuaries, the...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

2014-08-19 23:09:37

Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Host Points to Women’s Traditional Roles in Healing and Water Supply Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Since the earliest prehistoric times, women have played a dominant role in caring for the sick and obtaining the necessary fresh water that sustains all terrestrial life. Citing these traditional roles of women, water activist Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show, has issued a challenge to the world’s...

2014-08-19 23:04:34

Most of the bottled water that comes from California water sources is sold in California. In fact, the vast majority of bottled water companies in the U.S. use local water sources and distribute their products to nearby towns and states, says the International Bottled Water Association in responding to a recent media report. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) responds to a August 11, 2014 Mother Jones article “Bottled Water Comes...

2014-08-19 23:04:24

The demand for membranes is estimated to increase at a CAGR of 9.43% till 2019, driving the market to $29.31 Billion.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/membranes-market-1176.html) (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 According to the new report, “Membrane Market, By Type of Material (Polymeric, Non-polymeric & Others), By Technology (Microfiltration, Reverse osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Gas separation, Dialysis, Nanofiltration, Pervaporation & Others), By Application (Water &...

2014-08-19 16:24:08

The brand campaign "Healthy Living at Home," emphasizes the health benefits that are possible with a steam shower. SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --10 years ago, Ariel Bath was the first American brand to bring modular, computerized steam shower systems to the United States. Currently, Ariel is the leading brand of these systems; in comparison to other brands, Ariel is in the most markets and offers exceptional quality, brand reputation, craftsmanship and customer...

2014-08-19 08:23:29

Founder of the Ocean Futures Society and Advisory Board Member of Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (ESPH) Shares a Legacy of Insight NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including water and environment, issues an exclusive Q&A interview with Mr. Jean-Michel Cousteau, a leading environmentalist and film producer, as well as Advisory Board member of Ecosphere Technologies, Inc (OTCQB: ESPH). Jean-Michel's name carries...


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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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