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Max Planck Institute If a restaurant owner fails to pay the protection money demanded of him, he can expect his premises to be trashed. Warnings like these are seldom required, however, as fear of the consequences is enough to make restaurant...

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2014-04-19 00:20:27

US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) to Present Sheetz with Gold Certification as Part of Earth Day Celebration ALTOONA, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong...

2014-04-18 23:08:09

Earth day comes once a year, and while you can always take action to improve the planet, this day is a good reminder to do so. Washington Energy has collected the top 5 great ways to celebrate Earth Day in Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Get out your green for Earth Day and participate. Here are 5 great ways: 1. Organize activities at school. All around the world schools are planning education programs for that day. In the US, EarthDay.org is sponsoring a green campaign...

2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-18 23:05:46

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Photovoltaic Generator Market in India 2014” report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The Government of India is actively involved in the development of the renewable energy sector. Through its various programs, it has directly and indirectly benefitted the solar PV industry. The market is characterized by high competition among players. Although the import of low cost products from China has had a negative impact on the business...

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 23:03:17

ReportsnReports.com adds Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 industry research reports to its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280781-grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020.html. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 This 2014 research on Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 has 459 pages, 221 tables and figures....

2014-04-18 23:02:26

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of world, regional and country lithium markets can be found in the topical research study “Lithium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, through 2020, the world lithium consumption is expected to grow 9.5% YoY. London, UK (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 From 2007 to 2012, the world mine production of lithium minerals and brine followed a...

2014-04-18 23:01:01

With the expansion of the HERO program into Orange County and soon Los Angeles County, Chandler’s Roofing has become a registered HERO Program contractor, providing additional financing resources for cool roofing and solar projects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Southern California’s leading roofing and solar contractor, Chandler’s Roofing, announced today the roll-out of the HERO financing program for their Southern California Customers. The HERO program directly impacts...

2014-04-18 23:00:53

Free Event Will Educate and Empower Those with Chronic Lung Disease and Their Families Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 On May 8, the American Lung Association in Hawaii will host a Respiratory Rally patient education event at Hawaii Kai Independent and Assisted Living Community, 428 Kawaihae Street in Honolulu, from 9:00am-2:30pm. The day will feature educational sessions, inspirational messages, and exhibits. Workshop topics will include Lung Health 101, vog and lung health, asthma...

2014-04-18 20:20:17

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. The spacecraft launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 3:25 p.m. EDT Friday, April 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The mission is the company's third cargo delivery flight to the station...


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Palaeovespa
2014-04-18 16:08:43

Palaeovespa is a genus of wasps that holds seven species, all of which are extinct. Two of the species were discovered in Baltic amber deposits from Europe dating back to the middle Eocene era, while the other five were found in Florissant Formation amber from the Priabonian stage era in Colorado in the United States. This genus, and four of its species, was first described in 1906 by Dr. Theodore Cockerell in the Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cockerell described all but one...

Stream Bluet, Enallagma exsulans
2014-04-18 15:58:11

The stream bluet (Enallagma exsulans) is a species of damselfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes four areas of Canada including Nova Scotia and Ontario, three states in Mexico including Hidalgo, and thirty-four states in the United States including Alabama, Indiana, and New York. This species prefers to reside near flowing rivers and streams, unlike many other damselflies, and is often found in areas with abundant water-willow. It is most active during the summer months...

Negros Fruit Dove, Ptilinopus arcanus
2014-04-18 14:10:41

The Negros Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus arcanus) is a species of bird belonging to the pigeon and dove family Columbidae. It is native to the island of Negros located in the Philippines. This fruit dove is known from a single female specimen collected from the slopes of Mount Kanloan within the northern portion of the island. While it was found at a high elevation, it is suspected that the species originally resided in the lowland dipterocarp forests and was driven to higher elevations due to...

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Newton’s Parakeet, Psittacula exsul
2014-04-18 12:25:06

Newton’s Parakeet or the Rodrigues Parakeet (Psittacula exsul) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to the Mascarene island of Rodrigues located in the western Indian Ocean. It was closely related to the Alexandrine Parrot of the same genus and was likely descended from it. It diverged from related species in several of its features, signifying that it had most likely been isolated on Rodrigues for a long period of time. It was roughly 16 inches in length, about the size of a...

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