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Eco-sexy

How many times have you seen pallets of bottled water coming off the forklift at the grocery store, and felt your stomach turning in disgust? Never? Not once? That’s not enough! You should be sick. Bottled water is sooo not sexy. Fortunately, America’s eco-sexy water retailers are coming to rescue North America from the new dark ages.

A Cure Worse than Oil

It’s a good thing marine biologist Buki Rinkevich and his colleagues at the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Station decided to test the effects of detergents on corals before using them to clean up an oil spill.
The researchers reported recently in Environmental Science and Technology that millimeter sized coral fragments succumbed to the detergent before the oil itself.

Deep corals of Washington State

It stands to reason that a place blessed with the mountains, beaches, and emerald forests along the Olympic Coast of Washington State in Pacific Northwest should be equally beautiful, productive, rich, and wonderful on the continental break just offshore- 200m or 300m below the tideline.