Physical geography

Comprehensive Analysis of the World's Pineapple Juice Market 2014-2024: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:08pm

The "The Global Pineapple Juice Market and the Impact of COVID-19 in the Medium Term" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "The Global Pineapple Juice Market and the Impact of COVID-19 in the Medium Term" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report presents a strategic analysis of the global pineapple juice market and a forecast for its development in the medium term, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on it.
  • This is the most detailed (COVID-19 updated) and comprehensive report about the global pineapple juice market, covering all global regions and 151 single countries.
  • The global pineapple juice market was equal to 5.53 billion USD (calculated in retail prices) in 2014.

Jacobs Secures National Flood Risk Assessment 2 (NaFRA2) Contract

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:45pm

DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) was selected by England's Environment Agency to design, develop and implement the National Flood Risk Assessment 2 (NaFRA2), a pioneering cloud computing system that will help create a step-change in the quality and scope of England's national flood risk information.

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  • DALLAS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) was selected by England's Environment Agency to design, develop and implement the National Flood Risk Assessment 2 (NaFRA2), a pioneering cloud computing system that will help create a step-change in the quality and scope of England's national flood risk information.
  • "We believe this will be the world's first cloud-based, interactive national flood risk assessment system combining local and national flood modeling for rivers, sea and surface water," said Jacobs People & Places Solutions Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa Donald Morrison.
  • "Once operational it will enable the Environment Agency to manage flood risk in England more effectively and efficiently."
  • These will help the Environment Agency produce a comprehensive picture of risk and uncertainty, including core public national flood risk information and data to support flood incidents.

CoreLogic Estimates Nearly 7.4 Million Homes Are at Risk of Storm Surge Ahead of Hurricane Season and an Uncertain Economy

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

Miami, New York and New Orleans are also near the top of the list for storm surge risk, ranking first, second and fourth, respectively, for risk to single family homes.

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  • Miami, New York and New Orleans are also near the top of the list for storm surge risk, ranking first, second and fourth, respectively, for risk to single family homes.
  • Storm surge has historically been the deadliest and most destructive hazard we deal with, said Dr. Thomas Jeffery, Principal, Science and Analytics at CoreLogic.
  • CoreLogic looked at the top 15 metropolitan areas with the greatest number of SFR and MFR homes at risk for storm surge.
  • At a state level, Florida, Louisiana, New York and Texas have the greatest number of homes at risk of storm surge.

6 in 10 Homeowners in High-Risk Flood Zones Don't Have Flood Insurance, ValuePenguin.com Study Finds

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 6:56pm

In seven of those 100 major cities, there are fewer than two active flood insurance policies for every 100 houses located in a high-risk flood zone.

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  • In seven of those 100 major cities, there are fewer than two active flood insurance policies for every 100 houses located in a high-risk flood zone.
  • FEMA's changing maps are behind why so many homeowners in high risk flood zones don't have flood insurance.
  • There may be a lag between homes getting hit with the high-risk designation and getting notice that they now need flood insurance.
  • Additionally, lenders and homeowners can appeal the flood zone designation of a property to avoid the expenses associated with flood insurance.

Illinois American Water Announces Operations Promotions; Leadership Positions Support Safety, Customer Service and Operational Efficiency

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 5:40pm

Illinois American Water announced the following promotions within its Operations leadership team:

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  • Illinois American Water announced the following promotions within its Operations leadership team:
    Karen Cooper, formerly Senior Operations Manager in the Southern Division, has been promoted to Operations Director of the Southern Division and Central Divisions in Southern Illinois.
  • Prior to joining American Water in 1985, Cooper worked for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Public Water Supplies.
  • Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people.
  • American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing.

Canadian Hurricane Centre ready for 2020 hurricane season with forecast of above-average activity levels

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:19pm

Yesterday, the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced its 2020Atlantic hurricane season outlook, predicting that hurricane activity in the North Atlantic Ocean will be above normal.

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  • Yesterday, the United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced its 2020Atlantic hurricane season outlook, predicting that hurricane activity in the North Atlantic Ocean will be above normal.
  • The outlook is a general guide to the expected overall activity during the upcoming hurricane season.
  • The Canadian Hurricane Centre is providing Canadians with the critical services they need for the 2020 hurricane season.
  • Canadian Hurricane Centre meteorologists focus their attention on the storms that have the potential to affect Canada and its waters.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Modified Sump Pit to Prevent Water Damage (CCT-4395)

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm a handyman and I see a lot of flooded basements due to sump pump failures," said an inventor, from Kettering, Ohio.

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  • PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm a handyman and I see a lot of flooded basements due to sump pump failures," said an inventor, from Kettering, Ohio.
  • "I wanted to create a better way to protect homes and businesses from flood damage, so I invented the SUMP PIPE."
  • The patent pending invention provides an improved way to prevent water damage caused by a leaking foundation.
  • In doing so, it offers an alternative to traditional sump pit designs.

The COVID-19 recovery plan is an opportunity to carry out a truly green revolution

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 12:10am

The European Commission published its proposal for a Climate Law before the COVID-19 outbreak, a very different context from the current one.

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  • The European Commission published its proposal for a Climate Law before the COVID-19 outbreak, a very different context from the current one.
  • Should the efforts to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 remain a priority within the economic and social recovery plan?
  • Of course, this goal must remain a priority as much as this recovery represents a great opportunity.
  • We must remember that, prior to the current situation, our society was already immersed in an industrial revolution and dealing with the consequences of global warming.
  • The COVID-19 recovery plan is an opportunity to carry out a truly green revolution.
  • The European Commission's proposal for a European Climate Law was criticised for its lack of ambition when it was published.
  • Some of the carbon-intensive sectors in which we need to act fall under the competencies of local and regional administrations.
  • As such, developing regional angles would increase our chances of achieving the collective objective we are working on.
  • EU Climate Law: Cities and regions demand 5-year action plan.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Beach Sled (FLA-3263)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --"I am aware of many people who experience back problems," said an inventor from Margate, Florida.

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  • PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --"I am aware of many people who experience back problems," said an inventor from Margate, Florida.
  • "This inspired me to develop a means to transport various items to the beach without much physical effort."
  • She developed THE BEACH SAND SLED to easily transport items to the beach to eliminate them from being juggled in the hands.
  • This invention could save users valuable time and effort by providing a convenient organization system for a day at the beach.

Southern Tide and Beneath the Waves Partner to Create a Sustainable Future

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 2:21pm

The relationship between Southern Tide and Beneath the Waves has evolved organically, as both brands have our coasts embedded into their DNA.

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  • The relationship between Southern Tide and Beneath the Waves has evolved organically, as both brands have our coasts embedded into their DNA.
  • We could not be happier to be partnering with Dr. Austin Gallagher and Beneath the Waves in our efforts to continue this great responsibility," said Christopher Heyn, Southern Tide CEO.
  • When partnering with Beneath the Waves, Southern Tide found Beneath the Waves' content creation was one of the most valuable assets in building awareness.
  • "We're incredibly excited about the partnership with Southern Tide, which comes at such a pivotal point for the future of our oceans.