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Goby’s SeaSuite™ platform will now use Urjanet to access big data sets from hundreds of utility providers across North America to assist commercial real estate facilities with energy efficiency.
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation to permanently enact a tax incentive designed to spur land conservation and conserve America's working farms and ranches - H.R.
Company brings energy efficiency events to local offices, college campuses and other locations across Georgia ATLANTA, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year,
MOAB, Utah, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This news is being distributed today by Public Land Solutions: Public lands are big business in Moab.
Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool spring savings COMMERCE CITY, Colo., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers
New Capabilities Will Be Featured at Plano Facility Open House, Customer Appreciation Day CALABASAS, Calif.
The NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative joins the celebration today in the signing of a major conservation agreement with landowners in Harney County, called a Candidate Conservation Agreement with
Ford Administration NPS Director Gary Everhardt Joins Coalition of National Park Service Retirees; Group Played Vital Role in 2013 Sequestration/Government Shutdown Battle. WASHINGTON, May
INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, better known as LEED, was formed in 2000 and has become a cornerstone in building standards
Thirty-nine National Parks Receive America's Best Idea Grants WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...
The Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi), known also as the Oklahoma Brown Tarantula or the Missouri Tarantula, is one of the most common species of tarantula thriving in the southern-most United States today. Texas Browns can grow to be over four inches in legspan, and weigh more than three ounces as adults. The body is a dark brown color. The shades may vary between individual tarantulas and is more distinct after moult. Female individuals can lay up to 1,000 eggs. The eggs are...
The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...
Thescelosaurus, meaning “godlike”, “wondrous”, or “marvelous” and “lizard” was a genus of small ornithopod dinosaur that appeared at the very end of the Late Cretaceous period in North America. It was a member of the last dinosaurian fauna before the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event around 65.5 million years ago. The completeness and preservation of many of its specimens illustrate that it might have preferred to live near streams. This bipedal ornithopod is known from...
The Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is the largest species of grouse found in North America. It occurs in the western United States and in Canada in southern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan. Its habitat is semiarid country sagebrush. Though this species is not considered endangered by the IUCN, its range has shrunk and it no longer exists in British Columbia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arizona and New Mexico. This bird is a permanent resident in its range, though some birds...
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.