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Forest's Ability To Capture Carbon Choked By Vines
2014-05-27 03:01:03

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Tropical forests are a sometimes-underappreciated asset in the battle against climate change. They cover seven percent of land surface yet hold more than 30 percent of Earth's terrestrial carbon. As abandoned agricultural land in the tropics is taken over by forests, scientists expect these new forests to mop up industrial quantities of atmospheric carbon. New research by Smithsonian scientists shows increasingly abundant vines could hamper this...

2014-05-01 23:12:09

The Canopy Warehouse online store announces an upgraded shipping calculator and a selection of new canopies available to buy online (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Canopy Warehouse is an online store stocking a wide range of pop-up canopies, carports, and storage canopies. It has recently been announced that the company’s website has undergone an upgrade to offer better navigation to its users, as well as functioning more effectively when it comes to calculating shipping costs. With the new...

2014-04-02 04:20:25

H&M and Zara/Inditex Partner with Canopy to Transform Clothing's Impacts on Species, Forests and Climate VANCOUVER, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Today, the world's two largest clothing brands are making commitments to eliminate ancient and endangered forests from all of their rayon and viscose clothing. The companies, retail and design leaders H&M and Zara/Inditex, developed these new purchasing commitments in partnership with award-winning environmental organization Canopy...

2014-04-01 23:00:54

Canopies Outlet now offers heavy-duty and multi-purpose shade canopy at competitive rates. To make things more convenient for customers, they provide an illustrated step-by-step manual with each canopy. Ponderay, ID (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Canopies Outlet now offers heavy-duty and multi-purpose shade canopy at competitive rates. To make things more convenient for customers, they provide an illustrated step-by-step manual with each canopy. Their huge stock of canopies can easily bear the...

2014-03-26 23:23:21

Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. Chester, CT (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. These canopies are from leading manufacturers and are valued for having a sturdy, corrosion-resistant and durable...

amazon canopy
2014-03-04 05:42:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By studying thousands of canopy tree species in the western Amazon, researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology have uncovered geographically nested patterns of chemical traits they say will help determine how the ecosystem will respond to changes in land use and climate. Writing in the March 3 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the study authors set...

Forest Model Predicts How Trees Compete For Canopy Space
2014-02-20 11:53:17

Brown University Out of an effort to account for what seemed in airborne images to be unusually large tree growth in a Hawaiian forest, scientists at Brown University and the Carnegie Institution for Science have developed a new mathematical model that predicts how trees compete for space in the canopy. What their model revealed for this particular forest of hardy native Metrosideros polymorpha trees on the windward slope of Manua Kea, is that an incumbent tree limb greening up a given...

2014-01-20 12:27:41

Transparency Vital To Removing Major Hurdle to Cloud Adoption NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canopy, an Atos company powered by EMC and VMware, today announced support for the Intel Cloud Technology program. This program gives cloud buyers the transparency they need to select cloud services that best meet their requirements. Canopy offers a broad spectrum of dedicated and virtual private cloud solutions powered by Intel Cloud Technology to meet a wide variety of enterprise use...

2013-11-05 23:03:18

Lifestyle Brand Reveals Its Best Practices For Solutions In Reducing Wood Fiber Use Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 PrAna announced it’s partnering with environmental not-for-profit group Canopy to help protect the world’s forests by reducing its use of textiles made with wood pulp, such as rayon and lyocell. “Reducing our use of textiles like rayon, which are made from the harmful extraction of forest fibers, has been an internal goal of prAna’s for the past few...


Latest Canopy Reference Libraries

Forest Gardening
2013-07-31 15:46:47

Forest gardening is a woodland ecosystem that requires little maintenance. Forest gardening is a form of intercropping that is a seven tier, layering system utilizing the space from the sub-ground up to the canopy in order to provide high yielding food production for human consumption in wooded areas. Layering utilizes the photosynthesis to the maximum benefit for each tier within the forest garden. The canopy level consists of the tallest fruit/nut trees with dwarf trees in the...

Rainforests
2013-04-19 19:33:20

Rainforests are forests that are characterized by high levels of rainfall, with definitions based on a minimum usual annual rainfall of about 68 to 78 inches. The monsoon trough, or otherwise known as the intertropical convergence zone, holds an important role in producing the climatic conditions that are essential for the Earth’s tropical rainforests. About 40 to 75 percent of all biotic species are native to the rainforests. It’s been estimated that there might be many millions of...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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