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2015-05-01 23:05:05

World Help Team in Nepal Races to Help Millions Impacted by the Earthquake Kathmandu, Nepal (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 On Saturday, April 25, 2015, at noon

2015-05-01 23:04:07

Turtle Fur® has made an initial donation of $10,000 to aid in relief efforts for those affected by the recent earthquakes in Nepal. Morrisville, Vermont

2015-05-01 12:23:03

- Palmetto Conservation Foundation will receive a $25,000 grant to construct fiberglass pedestrian bridge crossing the Indian Creek on the Enoree Passage of the Palmetto Trail COLUMBIA,

2015-05-01 08:23:35

The worldwide leader in beauty unveils progress report of its sustainability program, Sharing Beauty With All NEW YORK, May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Earth Day, L'Oreal USA is

2015-04-30 23:09:20

Challenge rewards participants for bold new approaches to how products are designed and made. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 The

2015-04-30 23:07:36

DPauls is now offering Thailand packages at the most competitive rates. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Maintaining its reputation among the

2015-04-30 08:32:51

MILAN, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidenza Village will host exclusive events across fashion, art, design, cuisine and music giving guests a true Italian experience;

2015-04-30 04:22:54

BANGALORE, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mordor Intelligence announces their publication of the 2015 updated version of their report Global Crop Protection Chemicals (Pesticides)

2015-04-29 23:06:38

Juchmann to Present at Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition, ‘The Silicon Valley Drone Show,’ on April 30 MORGAN HILL, Calif.

2015-04-29 23:01:18

Pacific Prime explore the differences between the two systems in a guide titled Private, public, international health care in Singapore SINGAPORE (PRWEB) April


Latest Earth Reference Libraries

Eastern Pondhawk
2014-11-19 10:48:05

The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...

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...

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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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