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Catastrophic Population Reduction Won't Save The Planet, New Study Claims

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Global population levels have reached the point where not even strict fertility restriction or a catastrophic mass mortality event would bring about enough of a change to solve global...

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2014-10-29 23:10:28

Access's non-profit partner organization needs more donations to meet goal of reaching all Liberians by 2020. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 International media outlets have focused their attention on West Africa in light of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. By far the hardest hit country is Liberia, with over half of the recorded deaths within its borders. American military personnel and hundreds of aid workers from international agencies have descended on...

2014-10-29 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (MACP) -- Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries. "Morocco will give its active support to the United Arab Emirates in their fight against terrorism and for the...

2014-10-28 23:12:25

Timmons Group announced today that Darrin Farmer has joined their newly developed Seattle, Washington field office, focusing on continuing the growth of their Geospatial Solutions Group and Asset Management practice. Darrin has over 16 years of GIS and information technology experience, giving him a strong background and understanding in the analysis, integration and implementation of Geospatial Solutions and Asset Management Systems. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Timmons...

2014-10-28 23:02:24

The authors of Radical Response take a bold new perspective of solving social crises through free market solutions. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Today, the planet numbers seven billion souls. The population is not only more numerous but, in addition, it requires a steady supply of food and water for many more years than our predecessors did. The new book, Radical Response, confronts the World's most dire challenges through a bold new perspective. Authors Richard Lackey and Thom...

2014-10-28 12:35:59

BURNABY, Canada, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising air pollution level and rapid expansion of manufacturing hubs & cities to amplify the demand for air purifiers over the next five years Over the past few decades, China has been emerging as the global manufacturing powerhouse with almost all the leading global companies establishing their production sites, warehouses, R&D centers in the country. Major factors responsible for this trend include abundance of...

2014-10-28 08:35:23

New documentary features Health City Cayman Islands, founded by the man the Wall Street Journal calls the "Henry Ford of Healthcare" GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health City Cayman Islands, a new, high-tech hospital in the Caribbean, is increasingly seen as a model for US health systems struggling to remain profitable in the face of razor-thin margins and declining reimbursement. Less than two hours by air from Miami, the planned 2,000-bed facility...

2014-10-28 00:28:43

Critical Industries, such as Oil and Gas and Chemicals, not likely to be Impacted by Political Turmoil LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This study analyses the Thai automation industry and the opportunities for automation vendors. It discusses the revenue generated by automation and safety system suppliers and the drivers, restraints impacting the adoption of automation technologies. The objective is to identify major end users, the distribution channel for each product and the...

2014-10-27 20:20:52

-- Ecopetrol America Inc. owns 40% of the block, which is operated by Repsol USA. BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports the discovery of hydrocarbons in the Leon exploratory well located deepwater in the Gulf of Mexico (USA), operated by Repsol USA (60%), in partnership with Ecopetrol America Inc. (40%). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO The well is located 219 miles (354 kilometers)...

2014-10-27 12:24:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Tidal Energy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Tidal energy is a form of hydropower generation, which converts the energy from tides into electricity. A typical tidal power plant is run by an underwater turbine that rotates and converts mechanical power to electrical power. The electrical power thus produced is sent to the shore...

2014-10-27 08:26:50

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Sustainable non-profit and charitable organizations employ three fundamental best practices, a new survey has revealed. The recently released survey, Understanding Sustainability in the Canadian Nonprofit Sector asked Canadian non-profit and charitable organizations about the degree to which they perceived themselves to be sustainable. "Our goal was to develop an understanding of how these organizations define sustainability and, based upon their own criteria,...


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Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Desert greening
2013-04-25 16:10:03

Desert greening is made up of any number of methods used to revitalize deserts. So far, only arid and semi-arid desert are meant when using this expression. The icy deserts and other types are considered to be unsuitable. The different methods include landscaping methods to reduce evaporation, erosion, consolidation of topsoil, temperature, sandstorms and more, permaculture in general, planting trees, regeneration of salty, polluted, or degenerated soils, floodwater retention and...

Mudflats
2013-04-19 21:07:34

Mudflats, or otherwise known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is left behind by tides or rivers. They’re found in sheltered regions such as bayous, lagoons, estuaries, and bays. Mudflats might be seen geologically as exposed layers of bay mud, a result from the deposition of estuarine silts, marine animal detritus, and clays. The majority of the sediment in a mudflat is within the intertidal zone, therefore the flat is submerged and exposed about twice per day. In...

Wetland
2013-04-19 18:19:23

A wetland is an area of land that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the traits of a distinct ecosystem. First and foremost, the factor that distinguishes the wetlands from other land forms or water bodies is the unique vegetation that has adapted to its characteristic soil conditions. The wetland consists mostly of hydric soil, which is supportive of aquatic plants. The water that is found in wetlands can be saltwater, brackish, or freshwater....

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