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5 in Cedar Rapids, 1 each in Iowa City, Coralville, Solon and Marion meet industry standards by at least 75%, according to federal records By Clark Kauffman – Iowa Capital Dispatch June 30, 2021 6:00 a.m. Marion’s Willow Gardens Care Center is among 50 nursing homes in Iowa to meet or exceed the industry standard …

Minor modifications had to be made for animals accustomed to human activity, including a video screen that was installed for the aquarium’s day octopus to serve as a kind of enrichment in the absence of the public. Other animals have received new toys, said Nate Jaros, curator of fish and invertebrates at the aquarium. The …

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. Coral reefs are fragile and seriously threatened by overexploitation, destructive fishing practices, pollution and climate change. Scientists estimate that if the world does nothing, 90% of the world’s tropical reefs will be gone by 2043, affecting nearly 500 million people who depend on it …

Cindy munro Early in her career, Cindy Munro knew she wanted to be a nurse scientist and was thrilled when the predecessor of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) awarded her a scholarship to pursue her doctorate in 1989. The investment paid off. While working on her doctorate at Virginia Commonwealth University, Munro was …

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – March, Incorporated adopted the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, which is to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources”. The goal is also titled “Life Underwater” and is one of Business Avengers’ 17 Global Goals. Mars joins large global companies such as Google, Diageo and Salesforce in …

Marine scientist Deborah Brosnan recalls “feeling like a visitor at an amazing party” on her diving trips to a bay near the Caribbean island of St. Bartholomew, where she swam above coral reefs with nurse sharks, sea turtles and countless colorful fish. But on a return trip after Hurricane Irma ravaged the island in 2017, …

Three palm trees at East Ridge The Three Palms Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, part of the East Ridge Life Plan community, recently received a prestigious five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the federal administrative support agency for US citizens. 65 years and over. The rating system has an overall rating of five …