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2015-04-22 16:23:58

ETwater Technology Solutions Provider Introduces an Advanced New Solution to Excess Water Use NOVATO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 45(th) anniversary of Earth Day brings increased

2015-04-22 12:36:46

BURNABY, Canada, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- High penetration of pH meters coupled with anemic growth of end-use industries to result in continuance of muted growth

2015-04-22 08:39:53

MODESTO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog post

2015-04-22 08:26:56

Increases sustainability with purification system for 99%+ water efficiency EMERYVILLE, Calif.

2015-04-22 00:20:31

GARLAND, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weathermatic Board of Directors elected Malcolm S. Morris as its Chairman of the Board, on Monday.

2015-04-21 23:00:58

My Patriot Supply, a leader in the preparedness industry, proudly introduces a high-tech solution to contaminated water.

2015-04-21 08:20:48

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The members of the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) are leading the search for ballast water technology on the Great Lakes and St.

2015-04-20 23:08:35

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder talks about the California drought on April 20, 2015 radio show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 The fresh

2015-04-20 16:20:49

Free one-of-a-kind app puts Alaska in the palm of travelers' hands SEATTLE, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has made it easier and more convenient for travelers

2015-04-20 12:24:58

WHEELING, Ill., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabash Power is currently furnishing its 7(th) portable boiler room, or Mobile Steam Plant, to enhance its large fleet of rental boilers.


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Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

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...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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