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freshwater

(frĕsh′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, living in, or consisting of water that is not salty: freshwater fish; freshwater lakes.
2. Situated away from the sea; inland.
3. Nautical Accustomed to sailing on inland waters only: a freshwater sailor.

freshwater

an aquatic environment such as streams, rivers, lakes, etc. where there is little dissolved mineral matter and which results directly from precipitation (rain), as opposed to saltwater (the seas and oceans).
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The aquarium said freshwater ecosystems are the maximum threatened on Earth.
World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan under its programme "Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan (CCAP)," had provided the villagers with a freshwater pond (Water Reservoir), he said.
In return, Freshwater will receive a range of membership benefits that will seek to raise its profile among the business community in Wales.
Lisa, who was a senior account manager with Freshwater, lost her 16-month battle with cancer last year, aged 35.
The 57-year-old Freshwater, who taught eighth-grade science at Mount Vernon Middle School for 20 years, was fired in 2008 for insubordination after he refused to stop teaching creationism and displaying religious symbols, as well as for burning a cross into a student's arm.
Because freshwater mussels are limited in their ability to migrate, decreases in depth of water and velocity of flow may cause mussels to become stranded (Golladay et al.
In the freshwater layers the paleontologists spotted squiggly traces of U-shaped burrows in which two wormlike species once lived.
Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such as river mouths or estuaries, could be potential sites for a power plant using such a battery, said Yi Cui, associate professor of materials science and engineering, who led the research team.
15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing a looming freshwater crisis that could affect the nation's economy, the livability of our communities and the health of our ecosystems, a diverse coalition of businesses, farmers, environmental not-for-profits and government agencies today issued a landmark call to action aimed at heading off a national crisis in water quality and supply.
Freshwater crabs are the main catch for small-scale fisheries in many parts of the tropics and often provide a primary source of protein for local people.
Mr Carter, a co-founder of Quantum PR plc, the Birmingham firm that was sold to Freshwater UK in 2005, is to remain on the board of Freshwater as a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee.
Milwaukee's proposal focuses on managing limited freshwater resources.