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2015-03-01 12:29:49

The UK’s House of Lords has recommended that the government create an ambassador for the Arctic to deal with a dynamic and difficult future for the region in the face of rapid warming.

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2015-02-28 14:35:10

A new study carried out by scientists at Dartmouth College is one of the first to rigorously explore climate warming's impact on ‘ecological subsidies,’ or the exchange of nutrients and organisms between ecosystems.

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2015-02-28 10:27:35

As we continue to grow our cities, our creature counterparts will have to adapt - and they already are.

2015-02-27 23:22:04

The new Earth Safe Pipeline™ system provides instant leak detection and containment to prevent oil spills, protect the environment and ensure the safe transport of all petroleum products.

2015-02-27 23:21:53

With the abrupt resignation of Rajendra Pachauri, former chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Friends of Science Society say this is an opportune time to overhaul the

2015-02-27 23:20:53

Australia’s leading seismic exploration services firm, DownUnder GeoSolutions deploys GRC’s oil immersion server cooling to reduce cooling energy needs by 90%. AUSTIN,

2015-02-28 00:20:27

Hesser Hyundai simplifies vehicle research with updated website platform JANESVILLE, Wis., Feb.

2015-02-27 23:19:39

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Malaysia & Indonesia Rubber Industry Analysis" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 26, 2015

2015-02-27 23:15:13

The report suggests steady growth in the drilling waste management market. According to the report, the industry is mainly driven by the rising offshore drilling activities.

2015-02-27 23:13:54

Highly-automated materials recovery facility features latest screen and air technology to recover a variety of commodities San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 26,


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis
2014-12-09 12:12:23

The Hawaiian Rail (Porzana sandwichensis), known also as the Hawaiian Crake or the Hawaiian Spotted Rail, was a rather enigmatic species of minuscule rail that resided on Big Island of Hawaii, but is currently extinct. A dark form and a lighter form are known. There is considerable confusion by the existence of two distinct forms. While it can’t be completely excluded that early specimens were collected on another island, only O’ahu and Kaua’I seem plausible given the history of...

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