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SINGAPORE and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DocuSign, Inc.
HSINCHU, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.
- Most comprehensive inventory of climate finance available shows that investment fell USD 28 billion from the previous year and remains far below estimates of what is needed. VENICE,
Accelerating its focus on commercializing new research technologies, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Foundation is welcoming a new chair and two new members to its board of
LONDON, November 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent Metal Events' International Rare Earths Conference in Singapore was one of the most successful in its 10 year history.
AZUSA, Calif., Nov.
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a recently released study.
“You Can’t Eat What Doesn’t Grow” Ames, IA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 All agree that the world needs a safe, plentiful supply of food, and most
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...
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...
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 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, 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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