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2014-03-18 23:33:05

Lorraine Coleman is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 NAPW honors Loraine Coleman, administrator of supportive housing, as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in administration with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

Acacia Plants Protected Against Pathogens By Ants
2014-01-16 10:19:05

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Researchers discover an additional level of this insect-plant symbiosis The biological term “symbiosis” refers to what economists and politicians usually call a win-win situation: a relationship between two partners which is beneficial to both. The mutualistic association between acacia plants and the ants that live on them is an excellent example: The plants provide food and accommodation in the form of food bodies and nectar as well as...

2013-05-24 23:35:56

Sales of this latest diet craze have skyrocketed and SoViva Naturals is reporting sales have surged due to high demand. What makes this latest diet craze so interesting? Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The latest diet craze to hit the airways and social media is Acacia Powder or Acacia Fiber as it is sometimes known. After being featured on a national TV health and wellness show, demand for this soluble fiber has skyrocketed across the country as scores of people look for a solution to lose...

2012-11-08 00:46:57

A new study led by researchers from the University of York suggests protected areas in East Africa are not conserving plants such as the iconic Acacia tree. Acacia, the thorny flat-topped tree that characterizes the African savannas, is an important component of ecosystem diversity. However, the researchers found that the majority of Acacia biodiversity 'hotspots' receive little protection through the protected area network, which includes national parks, nature and forest reserves. The...

2012-03-13 22:58:52

Biologists at Bielefeld University have developed a new method for quantifying the effect of non-native species on ecosystem functioning They can estimate whether native plants in the neighbourhood of invasive species incorporate the nitrogen fixed by the latter. The biologists examined the Sydney Golden Wattle (Acacia longifolia), an Australian shrub that has established itself in Mediterranean climates worldwide. They found that the invasive species threatens native ecosystems not only...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

The Social Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in the Forestry Sciences. The most recently featured articles deal with wood-based molding bonded with citric acid and radial variations in the anatomical characteristics and density of the wood of Acacia mangium of five different provenances in Indonesia. These as well as all other articles are now available on a new mobile website. (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 The Forestry Sciences Social Network...

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2010-09-03 06:25:00

A species of acacia tree in Eastern Africa seems to be protected from elephants by ants, according to new research from scientists at the Universities of Wyoming and Florida. The researchers conducted a series of studies in Kenya, and found that the acacia trees in areas heavily trafficked by elephants simply get pummeled without protection from their tiny ant bodyguards. "It really is a David-and-Goliath type of story, where these little ants are up against these huge herbivores, protecting...

2010-06-01 07:00:00

OCALA, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acacia Automotive, Inc. (Other OTC: ACCA) today announced its 2009 financial results in conjunction with the recent filing of its 10-K Annual Report with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The 10-K shows that the Company became cash flow positive for the first time since becoming an operating company in July of 2007. "That was a major milestone for our Company," said Acacia's CEO Steve "Junior" Sample, "and validates the position that we...

2009-10-20 13:08:00

LYNDHURST, Ohio, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Big growth and improved facilities is what Acacia Country Club does well. During the last few years, a new club house was built - which is one of the newest club houses in the Cleveland area - includes a first-class workout facility along with sauna and steam room. As the calendar heads toward a new decade, Acacia Country Club is poised to provide more excitement to current, new and prospective members. Today, the Board of Directors of Acacia...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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