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2012-10-20 04:00:04

On August 28, 2012, Solutions Group, Inc. (PSG). purchased the business assets of MARKETech, Inc. including its peerless software platforms and tools that provide competitive advantages for our supported carriers and distributors of life insurance products. Gainesville, FL. (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 On August 28, 2012, Solutions Group, Inc. (PSG). purchased the business assets of MARKETech, Inc. including its peerless software platforms and tools that provide competitive advantages for our...

Palm Oil Plantation Development Creating Massive Source Of Carbon Dioxide
2012-10-10 16:29:04

Expanding production of palm oil, a common ingredient in processed foods, soaps and personal care products, is driving rainforest destruction and massive carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new study by Yale and Stanford researchers. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, shows that deforestation for the development of oil palm plantations in Indonesian Borneo is becoming a globally significant source of carbon dioxide emissions. Plantation expansion is...

2012-10-10 04:01:23

Leading wear parts supplier to the mining industry, ME Global, Inc., selects IntelliChief Document Management -— solution will be seamlessly integrated with their custom in-house ERP Mansfield, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 IntelliChief LLC, the leading provider of Paperless solutions for the IBM i (System i, iSeries, AS/400) and Power Enterprise, today announced that ME Global, Inc. has selected IntelliChief to raise efficiency across department operations, starting with their...

More Floods Caused In Snowy Regions From Deforestation
2012-10-03 14:19:29

New research suggests that cutting down swaths of forest in snowy regions at least doubles - and potentially quadruples — the number of large floods that occur along the rivers and streams passing through those forests. For decades, the common perception in hydrology has been that deforestation in such areas made seasonal floods bigger on average, but had little effect on the number of large floods over time, said geoscientist Kim Green of the University of British Columbia. But a...


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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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