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2014-08-06 08:25:11

AbTech Holdings Targets Stormwater and Mining Industries including Selenium VI Removal Capability to Undetectable at Part per Billion Concentration Level SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced...

2014-08-06 08:24:24

MUMBAI, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Water-based paint Industry was a professional and depth research report on Global Water-based paint industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Water-based paint industry, the main region including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main country including United States ,Germany ,Japan and China etc. The report firstly introduced Water-based paint basic...

Gulf of Mexico dead zone
2014-08-06 02:00:11

NOAA Headquarters Mapped size confirms NOAA forecast for an average-sized hypoxia zone this year NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, measuring 5,052 square miles this summer  — approximately the size of Connecticut. The measurements were taken during the 30th annual hypoxia survey cruise from July 27 to August 2. This area falls within the predicted range of 4,633 to 5,708 square miles forecast by a suite of...

2014-08-06 04:20:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As it enters its fourth edition, Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific presents the most prominent voices in the Asia cruise market to lead the conference, slated for November 20-21, 2014. This year's conference will analyze the market potential and challenges associated with the emerging Asia cruise market as well as explore the infrastructure and itinerary development opportunities. Beginning Thursday morning, November 20(th), Zinan LIU, Vice...

2014-08-05 23:07:54

Gold Medal Service advises New Jersey homeowners to use August to learn more about keeping the water supply clean. East Brunswick, N.J. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Gold Medal Service, an award-winning heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical, drain cleaning, and waterproofing service company serving all of New Jersey, encourages area homeowners to make sure their own water supply is clean, and to take steps to avoid polluting municipal water supplies, during National Water Quality Month in...

2014-08-05 23:07:28

The HE53 Halogen Moisture Analyzer provides fast and reliable moisture results, giving companies maximum control over their manufacturing processes and ability to optimize product quality. The HE53 has been designed for simplicity to make it easy for even untrained operators to use. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The HE53 entry level halogen moisture analyzer encompasses METTLER TOLEDO’s tradition for Swiss quality in a no-frills, easy-to-use instrument making moisture analysis accessible to...

2014-08-05 23:05:26

Clean Ethics is providing their Eco-Friendly and safe product Bottle Bright to developing countries to create safe water containers. Richmond, Vermont (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Eco-Friendly and socially conscious company, Clean Ethics, is expanding their world influence by helping developing countries keep their drinking water containers clean with their Bottle Bright tablets. They are providing developing countries with equal amounts of Bottle Bright, matching every purchase, and...

2014-08-05 16:22:29

Making Marine Protected Areas a Global Agenda Item LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lewis Pugh announced this morning the Seven Swims in The Seven Seas for 1 Reason expedition: a long distance swim in each of the Seven Seas (the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, Black, Red, Arabian and North Sea). Already the first person to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, he will be the first person to undertake a long distance swim in each of the...

2014-08-05 16:22:26

MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp (OTC QB: STWS) and the City of Ft. Stockton held a press conference today announcing the signing of a lease agreement on municipal land to drill multiple brackish water wells recovering water from the Capitan Reef Brackish Water Aquifer. Studies in recent hydrogeological reports show potential production of 100+ million gallons per day for up to 100+ years. Although classified as brackish (slightly salty), the...

2014-08-05 12:33:35

ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to 53 organizations nationwide - as part of the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program - to encourage environmental stewardship and community partnerships and protect vital habitats. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Funding from Southern Company directly supports 11 projects within the...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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