breath \ 'breth\ n [ME breth]
a. the air taken into or expelled from the lungs. (I was gasping for breath.) b. an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs. (She drew in a quick breath.) c. (archaic) the power of breathing; life. d. SPIRIT, ANIMATION— synonyms: life, life force; in one breath : almost simultaneously

Posts tagged "drowning"
Drowning For Attention: Reef Conservation In Thailand

Drowning For Attention: Reef Conservation In Thailand

A series of underwater sculptures meant to convey feelings of despair regarding degradation of the reefs has been installed in the Gulf of Thailand. Spencer Arnold, the project creator, is a student of environmental science and a reef conservation instructor with the New Heaven Reef Conservation Program and Diving School. The statues feature faces and people,...
400 Drownings in the Great Lakes

400 Drownings in the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project (GLSRP) announced their current statistics indicating that there have been 403 drowning incidents since 2010. Rip currents, which people don’t expect in lakes, are responsible for many of those deaths. The near drowning of David Benjamin led him to co-create the CLSPRP, organize surf rescue classes, lead rip current awareness campaigns, and track Great Lakes...
Deadly Quiet in the Water: Facts About Silent Drowning

Deadly Quiet in the Water: Facts About Silent Drowning

Drowning doesn’t always look like what many of us imagine it to be or have seen on television or in the movies. Many victims are panicked and struggling too hard to breathe to call out or signal for help. See here for more about the signs to watch for.