Water education

Can frogs teach us how to stay healthy? These scientists think so | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: Can frogs’ ability to survive certain infections help humans to do the same? Texas University of Technology‘s Lisa Liméri is part of a new research collaboration seeking to answer this question. The partnership, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will examine the resilience demonstrated …

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Utica Zoo finds new homes for California sea lions

The Utica Zoo will bid farewell to its California sea lion pair, the zoo said on Tuesday. The reason? The sea lion’s current habitat is too small to exercise freely, zoo officials said. Porter, a 19-year-old male sea lion, weighs 685 pounds. Her more delicate female counterpart, Munchkin, 23, weighs 240 pounds. With a 650-square-foot pool, Porter can only swim …

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State releases $ 69.8 million for Maui County capital improvement projects

September 22, 2021, 2:01 PM HST The State of Hawaii has provided $ 7 million to design and build physical education and athletics facilities at Baldwin High School. Courtesy photo The State of Hawaii has released $ 602 million for capital improvement projects in 2021, including critical public infrastructure projects across the state and $ 69.8 million for County of …

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Ohio Sea Grant Provides Solutions for Harmful Algal Blooms

Algal blooms in freshwater lakes like Lake Erie occur every year, but have increased over the years due to increased phosphorus runoff from farms into the lake. Credit: Send photo file / Send via TNS Storing manure, waste water treatment, and preventing nutrient runoff are some of the issues researchers worked to address last year as part of the Harmful …

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VIMS partners with JASON Learning for Beyond the Plastic Bottle Challenge

by the staff | September 21, 2021 William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science partnered with JASON Learning for the Beyond the Plastic Bottle Challenge, an educational activity in which teams of students create a sustainable plan that reduces debris associated with a source of microplastic pollution. in their community. The challenge is inspired by research conducted at VIMS …

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Truffle work leads to triumph of NC A&T researcher | Education

He and his team succeeded where others failed thanks to their willingness to experiment with the type of truffle, the type of tree, and a secret inoculation mix that Isikhuemhen said came to him in a dream. With this blend, he was able to generate around 200 pounds of truffles in 2019 for a producer in Warren County, gaining industry …

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Boulder County Organizations Helping Residents Become Self-Sufficient

When Chrissy Lee-Manes’ ancestors first settled in the 1850s in the area now known as The Hill, Boulder was just one of many towns that sprang up along the foothills of Front Range to support the mining industry that exploded during the Gold Rush of the 1850s. And these early settlers, including the ancestors of Lee-Manes, were to be self-sufficient. …

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MSU Sailing Center has accessibility issues. Staff need $ 50,000 to fix it

MERIDIAN TWP. – Staff at Michigan State University Sailing Center on Lansing Lake are raising funds to make the water sports destination more accessible. Haslett’s facility offers sailing, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking lessons and rentals. But it remains inaccessible to many people with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, due to gravel walkways and an unstable wooden dock rather than …

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Mike Hall and the role of the SWCD

Service is Mike Hall’s motto. He is the program administrator who manages the District Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) office located at 3111 Ohio 98. His goal is to help landowners and residents of Crawford County and tailor programs to their benefit. The program was started in 1945 by a group of five farmers who were licensed by the state …

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