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Antarctica Was A Balmy 63 Degrees Fahrenheit During The

Antarctica Was A Balmy 63 Degrees Fahrenheit During The Eocene

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that Antarctica was a much warmer continent 40 to 50 million years ago and a new report from a team of American, Dutch and Australian researchers has revealed finer...

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2014-04-23 08:27:45

VICTORIA, Seychelles, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seychelles News Agency has launched on http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com . But does a tiny African country like the Seychelles islands in the western Indian Ocean with a population of 90,000 people really have news? Aren't the headlines going to be just 'more people knocked out by falling coconuts on white sandy beaches' and 'the royals on honeymoon in 5 stars resorts'? That's what you might think the Seychelles...

2014-04-23 08:25:49

ALBANY, New York, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Mining Chemicals (Frothers, Flocculants, Collectors, Solvent Extractants, Grinding Aids and Others) Market for Mineral Processing, Explosives & Drilling, Water & Wastewater Treatment and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," which observes that the mining chemicals market demand in 2012...

2014-04-22 16:28:16

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_hip_reconstruction_market_outlook_2020.htmlAsia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Hip Reconstruction market....

2014-04-22 11:48:03

The NOAA-funded projects are models for other communities nationally and internationally Recent projects in two Minnesota cities demonstrate how communities can protect themselves from worsening storms. These projects continue a ten year program in New England and the Midwest providing practical and affordable plans tailored to local conditions. "Our goal is to help communities begin the steps to protect themselves," said program co-leader Latham Stack, of Syntectic International,...

2014-04-22 08:25:59

Sponsorship Aligns with Rainbow Light's Fifth Year of Using EcoGuard 100 Percent Upcycled Packaging Technology for Best Practices in Sustainability SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number-one most trusted natural vitamin brand, extends its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) that began with the introduction of the first natural, food-based vitamins more than 30 years ago. In honor of Earth Day, today Rainbow Light...

2014-04-19 23:01:14

Spring is finally here (though it may not seem like it in some states)! Regardless of what the weather is like, spring-cleaning is here. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 It’s time for Eco Orange to whip your home into shape! Things have gotten dingy, dirty, and dilapidated over the winter and it’s time to do some sprucing. Those who might be looking for some tips can follow Eco Orange on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. The company has some great ways to be eco-conscious while keeping your...

2014-04-18 23:04:38

Earth Day Networks and WattzOn announce availability of free web app to help people save energy, save money and help the environment. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Earth Day Network, the global coordinator of Earth Day, and WattzOn, the personal energy engagement platform, announce the availability of the Earth Day Network EnergyCenter web app at http://earthday.wattzon.com Our homes and cars account for half of all energy use in the United States, and are major contributors to...

2014-04-18 13:46:11

US$ 4.43 billion pledged for the Global Environment Facility 30 donor countries today pledged US$ 4.43 billion for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support developing countries' efforts over the next four years to prevent degradation of the global environment. "Today's decision is a powerful signal from the global community about the importance of urgently reversing the negative environmental trends in order to ensure a sustainable future for everybody", said Naoko Ishii, CEO...

old-growth forest study site in Savage Gulf
2014-04-18 06:48:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So far, the spring of 2014 has seen more than 40 percent of the western US in a drought that the USDA has deemed "severe" or "exceptional." In 2013, the drought was just as severe, and in 2012 it spread to the humid eastern states. Looking at the effects of a drought in geological terms, it would be easy to assume that a three-year drought is inconsequential in the long term, despite the devastating effects it might have on farmers...

2014-04-17 16:21:02

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- nanoFLOWCELL AG welcomed a royal visitor on the opening day of the Top Marques Monaco 2014: Prince Albert of Monaco, patron of the automobile and luxury trade fair in the principality, took the opportunity to pay a personal visit to one of the highlights of this year's show: the new QUANT e-Sportlimousine with nanoFLOWCELL(R) drivetrain concept. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/681452-a )...


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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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