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2013-01-21 23:00:53

Nerium announces the launch of new blogs for vital resource development for customer, Brand Partners, and employees. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Nerium, a skin care company based in Dallas, has been busy creating new blogs for curious potential customers looking for Nerium facts, Nerium reviews, or Nerium personal development stories. The company has come a long way since its inception, and there´s no end in sight to its powerful growth. The fast-growing company is eager to...

2013-01-01 05:03:27

In recent months, wild animals have invaded city streets and taken over urban environments. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Wild animals are starting to occupy urban areas, according to USA Today. It is no longer just rats and feral dogs terrorizing city streets. Over the past few years, people have spotted coyotes, mountain lions and other forms of wildlife roaming the city streets. Many people blame environmental issues like global warming and the destruction of forests for wildlife...

2012-12-20 05:02:37

Caracas-based Tedexis, South and Central American enterprise mobility expert, partners with MobiWork® to provide MobiWork´s mobile workforce solutions to its customers. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Florida based MobiWork® today announced that Tedexis, a South American mobile solutions technology company headquartered in Caracas and covering the northern part of South America and all of Central America, will be bringing MobiWork® mobile workforce solutions...

2012-11-07 08:25:44

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile presentations, today announced that Nerium International, a provider of leading skincare products, is using SlideShark Team Edition to support thousands of sales representatives, known as "brand partners." SlideShark Team Edition is the multi-user version of SlideShark, Brainshark's award-winning app for viewing and sharing PowerPoints on the iPad and iPhone. The app enables Nerium to provide...

Polar Bears Head To Court
2012-10-20 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The State of Alaska and a group of plaintiffs that include hunters and the California Cattlemen's Association, has appealed a federal court ruling from last year that upheld the 2008 Interior Department's designation of polar bears as a threatened species. The bears were designated as threatened because their icy habitat is melting away. Maury Feldman, an attorney representing the plaintiffs, told the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

2012-10-16 07:24:27

ADA, Mich., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NUTRILITE(®) Valerian and Hops Dietary Supplement exclusively from Amway is the most recent NUTRILITE product to be certified under NSF International's Certified for Sport(®) program. NUTRILITE Valerian and Hops is the first-ever sleep aid product to be accepted into the NSF Certified for Sport program, demonstrating to athletes that it has been tested and certified free of banned substances. (Logo:...

2012-09-17 02:22:47

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Get Crackin' campaign leaves no nut uncracked. The first phase of the Wonderful Pistachios advertising campaign is sure to fire up conversation among audiences of all ages, with a nutty cast of characters that appeal to a variety of consumers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/LA74973LOGO) Season four's "P-list" celebs include: 1970s disco phenomenon The Village People; Brobee, everybody's favorite...

2012-07-31 02:26:10

SEATTLE, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Banyan Branch, a full-service social media agency that provides end-to-end marketing services for the world's leading brands, today announced that content publishing agency Nology Media is now a part of Banyan Branch. Effective immediately, Nology Media employees will join Banyan Branch and the social media agency will service Nology Media's client base. Nology Media is a content publishing, marketing and measurement agency that uses social media...

2012-07-24 23:02:14

Swanson Health Products now offers Swanson Ultra Coconut Water Concentrate, a refreshing alternative to sports or energy drinks. When mixed with eight ounces of water or juice, coconut water concentrate provides the same natural concentration as other coconut water beverages. Fargo, ND (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Coconut water concentrate is a great solution for those who find ready-to-drink coconut water beverages expensive or hard to swallow. Swanson Health Products introduces a coconut water...

First Snow Leopards Captured, Collared And Released In Afghanistan
2012-07-18 18:42:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online During a recent expedition two snow leopards were captured, fitted with satellite collars, and released for the first time in Afghanistan by a team of Wildlife Conservation Society conservationists and Afghan veterinarians conducting research. The team successfully captured and released the male snow leopards on May 27 and June 8 respectively. Each cat was weighed, measured, fitted with a Vectronix satellite collar, and DNA...


Latest Biota Reference Libraries

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

Austrian Pine, Pinus nigra
2014-02-26 10:11:45

Austrian pine (Pinus nigra), also known as the European Black Pine, grows in southern Mediterranean Europe from Spain to the Crimea, in Asia Minor and on Corsica/Cyprus. This pine can also be found in North Africa in the high mountains. The Austrian pine grows from sea level up to 6,600 feet and is most prevalent at the 820 – 5,200 foot level. This tree is considered to be an invasive species in New Zealand. The Austrian pine is an evergreen growing 66-180 feet tall growing as much as...

Bosnian pine, Pinus heldreichii
2014-02-21 15:23:20

Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) can be found in the mountains of Bosnia, Albania, northern Greece, and in southern Italy. The Bosnian pine is native to the Balkan Mountains. The Bosnian pine is a hard pine and grows in altitudes of 3,000-8,200 feet. This tree grows to heights of 82-115 feet with a trunk that measures 6 feet 7 inches in diameter. The needles grow in bundles of two and measure 1.8-3.9 inches long. The cones are dark blue-purple in spring and ripen to brown 16-18 months later,...

Pukatea, Laurelia novae-zelandiae
2014-02-14 11:13:02

Laurelia novae-zelandiae is a evergreen tree species. The plant may also be referred to as Pukatea. The species comes from the Atherospermataceae family. L. novae-zelandiae can be found growing naturally only in the forests of New Zealand. Laurelia novae-zelandiae plants typically grow up to 131 feet tall. The species is found commonly growing in swamp or shallow soiled areas and a specialized root structure, known as pneumatophores, assists with respiration in the waterlogged, muddy...

Helicopter tree, Gyrocarpus americanus
2014-02-14 10:09:47

Gyrocarpus americanus is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Helicopter Tree, the Propeller Tree, the Whirly Whirly Tree, the Stinkwood or the Shitwood. G. americanus belongs to the Hernandiaceae family. This species has eight subspecies currently recognized. Gyrocarpus americanus plants grow up to 39 feet tall and it is fairly slender in diameter. The tree’s bark is grey in color and has a smooth texture. The plant produces ovate, lobed leaves...

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