Physical geography

Americateve Releases The Series "SOS: INVASORAS EN EL PANTANO"

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 4:01am

MIAMI, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Americateve premieres the journalistic series "SOS: INVASORAS EN EL PANTANO".

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  • MIAMI, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Americateve premieres the journalistic series "SOS: INVASORAS EN EL PANTANO".
  • As an adult, Burmese pythons can exceed 20 feet in length and 220 pounds in weight.
  • The journalist Irene Daz, creator of the series, spent weeks in the swamps of the Everglades accompanying the python hunters who operate there day and night.
  • The series, recorded by Hugo J. Quizhpi, produced by Miguel Cosso, and edited by Adrin Mauceri, was filmed between January and March of 2020.

NASA-DLR Study Finds Sustainable Aviation Fuel Can Reduce Contrails

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 5:25pm

NASA led previous research flight programs over California called Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS I and II) in 2013 and 2014.

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  • NASA led previous research flight programs over California called Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS I and II) in 2013 and 2014.
  • Alternative fuel is one of several areas of research NASA's aeronautical innovators are exploring to make aviation more sustainable .
  • NASA partners with industry, academia and other government agencies through its Sustainable Flight National Partnership to accomplish an aggressive climate change agenda for aviation.
  • The partnership seeks to reduce aviation carbon emissions by 2050 compared to their 2005 level, and achieve net-zero emissions by 2060.

Highlights - EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement in security and defence: debate - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 8:03pm

The Subcommittee on Security and Defence will hold a meeting with Nobuo Kishi, Minister of Defence of Japan, on 17 June.

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  • The Subcommittee on Security and Defence will hold a meeting with Nobuo Kishi, Minister of Defence of Japan, on 17 June.
  • The aim is to go over the progress in the implementation of the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement in the area of security and defence.
  • The debate will also look into translating commitments taken at the last EU-Japan Summit into joint actions to tackle global and regional challenges amidst rapidly intensifying geopolitical competition in the Indo-Pacific.
  • The recently adopted EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, and prospects for further enhancing synergies with Japan as one of the EU's main strategic regional partners in the framework of the Strategy, will also be addressed.

Government of Canada invests in partnerships to support freshwater habitat research

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 6:00pm

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting research that will study and inform us on how we can sustainably protect freshwater habitats for all Canadians.

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  • The Government of Canada is committed to supporting research that will study and inform us on how we can sustainably protect freshwater habitats for all Canadians.
  • This funding supports research focused on studying the relationships between environmental impacts and freshwater fish and fish habitat, including cumulative stressors, freshwater connectivity and fish passage, as part of a broader freshwater habitat science program across Canada.
  • Our government will continue investing in smart science and research that strengthens partnerships and allows for a better understanding of how to support our freshwater resources, now and into the future."
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada funds research on impacts of activities on freshwater habitat through its science programs.

Small Wetlands Are Making A Big Comeback in Southern Ontario

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 4:00pm

Demand for wetland restoration is at an all-time high as Ontario landowners connect healthy landscapes with clean water and flood management for their communities.

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  • Demand for wetland restoration is at an all-time high as Ontario landowners connect healthy landscapes with clean water and flood management for their communities.
  • DUC is collaborating with farmers and farm landowners to create newly restored small wetlands on retired agricultural fields in upper and lower watersheds south of London, Ont.
  • We have a wait list for projects and that enthusiasm is bringing much-needed scale to wetland restoration in Southern Ontario.
  • Mark Peacock, Chief Administrative Officer, Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority
    Restoring wetlands is an attractive stewardship option when farmers want to increase ecological services on farmland in Southern Ontario.

InventHelp Inventor Develops New System to Manage Storm Water Drainage

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 7:23pm

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marcos Aleman introduces "The Flooding Preventer", an automated system to help keep contaminated storm "run-off" out of clean water supplies.

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  • MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Marcos Aleman introduces "The Flooding Preventer", an automated system to help keep contaminated storm "run-off" out of clean water supplies.
  • The patent-pending invention provides a flood management system that controls flooding from storm drains.System keeps contaminated water from infiltrating homes, businesses, and even clean waterways.
  • The inventor is seeking a company to license and manufacture the invention.Please go to www.floodstops.com for more details including an animated video of the invention in use as well as survey results and feedback from a test group of 100 consumers!

Redwood Services Announces Investment in John C. Flood of Virginia

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:47pm

Redwood Services (Redwood), a home services firm focused on investing in leading residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services companies in growing U.S. markets, today announced it has agreed to invest in John C. Flood of Virginia (John C. Flood).

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  • Redwood Services (Redwood), a home services firm focused on investing in leading residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services companies in growing U.S. markets, today announced it has agreed to invest in John C. Flood of Virginia (John C. Flood).
  • Redwood will support John C. Flood operationally, strategically and financially with the capital and resources to enhance John C. Floods growth in the D.C. market.
  • With the investment in John C. Flood, Redwood expands its reach from the Southwest U.S. to the East Coast as it seeks to build out a national network of premier home services companies.
  • We, at John C. Flood, are proud of the reputation we have earned within the D.C. community, said Jim Seltzer, president of John C. Flood.

Cyan Planet Passes Fundraising Goal to Create the First Digital Twin of the Ocean

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:19pm

MUNICH, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cyan Planet secures funding to start the creation of a digital twin of the ocean.

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  • MUNICH, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Cyan Planet secures funding to start the creation of a digital twin of the ocean.
  • "How is the Water'', a digital twin of the ocean, aims to make the underwater world and its magic accessible for everybody, while digitally preserving marine life for future generations.
  • He plans to create a virtual ocean world and connect researchers with people worldwide to drive action in support of marine conservation.
  • Cyan Planet is a collective of artists, scientists, developers, and marine organizations passionate about the ocean working together to create a real-world impact and inspire others to act for ocean protection.

NEW STUDY FROM ABT PROJECTS THOUSANDS OF ADDITIONAL DEATHS EACH YEAR DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE-INDUCED HEAT

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:10pm

Thats what a new study from Abt Associates and co-authors projects as the frequency, intensity, and duration of extreme heat increases due to climate change.

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  • Thats what a new study from Abt Associates and co-authors projects as the frequency, intensity, and duration of extreme heat increases due to climate change.
  • In this scenario, the estimated number of additional deaths in the U.S. may total tens of thousands per year.
  • By overlaying temperature and mortalityand using already-established relationships between heat, mortality, and climate change they were able to extrapolate the impacts of increasing heat in cities due to climate change on human health.
  • Once again, the data confirm that climate change presents a clear public health risk, said lead author Dr. Claire Lay, an associate at Abt.

Altiplano Completes Technical Review and Submits Exploitation Permit Application at Maria Luisa

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 4:03pm

The Maria Luisa project is located within the Atacama Region 100 km north of La Serena in Incahuasi, Chile.

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  • The Maria Luisa project is located within the Atacama Region 100 km north of La Serena in Incahuasi, Chile.
  • The Company is pleased to report that technical work has been completed to develop an underground exploration and development plan at the historical Maria Luisa gold - copper mine.
  • CEO, Alastair McIntyre commented, "I am pleased that our positive technical review has been completed for Maria Luisa and we have begun the application process to support the underground development work.
  • The technical plan is designed to reach gold-copper mineralized veins through multiple access points on multiple levels through a decline system.