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2014-06-24 23:02:34

Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is set to join fellow members of the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church on a mission trip to Haiti where she will provide much needed dental services. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is pleased to announce she will be joining the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church during their trip to Haiti on July 9-17, 2014. The group will be doing mission work in conjunction with Haitian Methodist Church and Haitian Artisans for Peace International...

2014-06-24 12:25:28

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will also unveil its new online training initiative for Native American businesses WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Native American business leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week for the Reservation Economic Summit (RES D.C.) hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center). The conference is the National Center's first in Washington, D.C. and brings together tribal...

2014-06-24 08:23:19

WALNUT, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen traveled to Nicaragua and Panama to: -- meet with Nicaraguan business partners -- visit the plantation where Giant King Grass has been growing since 2012 -- meet with the team conducting the formal power plant feasibility study -- interview potential EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractors that would build the power plant --...

2014-06-23 12:25:53

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Thin Film Metrology Systems Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/global_thin_film_metrology_systems_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Thin Film Metrology Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 5.02 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the high demand for thin...

2014-06-23 12:23:20

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Solar Tracker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/global_solar_tracker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Solar Tracker market to grow at a CAGR of 15.8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing CUF of solar power plants. The...

2014-06-23 12:22:51

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Water Heater Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/air_conditioning/global_water_heater_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Water Heater market to grow at a CAGR of 5.43 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for tank-less water heaters. The...

2014-06-23 08:36:10

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Transformer Monitoring Solutions Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/global_transformer_monitoring_solutions_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Transformer Monitoring Solutions market to grow at a CAGR of 45.40 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the...

2014-06-23 08:25:52

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Document Outsourcing Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/data/global_document_outsourcing_market.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Document Outsourcing market to grow at a CAGR of 5.25 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for end-to-end document process outsourcing. The Global...

2014-06-23 08:23:36

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Industrial Boiler Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/specialist_machinery/global_industrial_boiler_market.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Industrial Boiler market to grow at a CAGR of 2.57 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for industrial boilers...

2014-06-23 08:23:30

LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Power Discrete Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/global_power_discrete_market.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Power Discrete market to grow at a CAGR of 8.43 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the high demand for discrete IGBTs. The Global Power Discrete market has also...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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