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Energy Ministers Announce "CEM 2.0," New Global Initiatives, the United States as the Next CEM Host, and China as CEM8 Host MERIDA, Mexico, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the sixth
DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jkxfdg/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Bio-alcohols
LONDON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Renewable Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments:
Two organizations in Philadelphia and one in Montgomery County will receive new grant investments totaling $1 million to support the cleanup of brownfield sites WASHINGTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
PALM DESERT, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Once reduced to tatters, a local herd of Peninsular bighorn sheep behind the California resort town of Rancho Mirage (near Palm Springs) is
CaliforniaFIRST program rapidly expanding throughout California, allowing homeowners to make important energy and water efficiency upgrades OAKLAND, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/
STARS Gold Rating recognizes substantial progress in all areas of campus sustainability WELLESLEY, Mass., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College's collaborative sustainability
Southeast Asia’s Mekong Delta is a treasure trove for weird new species, and in the last year alone, scientists have found a total of 139 new species.
Mobile App and Rewards Program Helps Shoppers Shift to Reusable Shopping Bags CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Habits are hard to break," so the saying goes.
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 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 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...
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...
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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