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2014-07-31 04:21:01

China is expected to become the leading gas turbine region as the position of the Middle East declines gradually. LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global gas turbine market has been on the upswing due to the rising replacement of ageing coal plants with modern gas-fired power stations as well as the growing availability and usage of natural gas in power generation. Market participants are also feeling optimistic due to the expansion of the global oil and gas industry, and the need...

2014-07-30 23:15:05

Wildlife conservation activists have joined with the Trevor Zoo at the Millbrook School in Millbrook, New York, to form the KeepSafe Project, highlighting the work of Lemur Conservation Foundation and the Cheetah Conservation Fund. With the support of businesses in the Hudson Valley, this initiative is dedicated to raising public awareness about the need to conserve endangered species like lemurs and cheetahs, and their natural habitats, as part of maintaining the health of our planet....

2014-07-30 23:13:42

New Segment Features Innovations in This Commitment to the Environment... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Although recycling and reusing items is not a new concept, the growth of the recycling industry has been phenomenal over the last several years. During the 1960s, only about 6 percent of municipal waste was recycled, but now as much as 1/3 of the trash that is generated in the United States goes through recycling and is reused to create new products or items. By understanding the way that...

2014-07-30 23:12:01

CCAT Awarded $53,000 to Expand Feasibility Study for Implementing an Alternative Fuels Facility in Rural North-Central Connecticut East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuels facility in rural...

2014-07-30 23:10:20

Bellwether Institute seeks to expand the Supply Chain Management Body of Knowledge by engaging Millennials in the 770 Million Citizen Sustainable Living Idea Challenge. The challenge creates synthesis by connecting supply chain demand, operations and greenhouse gas emission reduction for the Global Consumer Products Group. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Bellwether Institute, a subsidiary of Bellwether Services, a global supply chain advisory firm focused on the $4 Trillion Global...

2014-07-30 23:09:43

Guests of Lake House can opt out of daily housekeeping services to reduce the use of chemicals and earn a credit toward food and beverage or use the credit to donate to the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. Lake Placid, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Guests at the new Lake House at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid can participate in the ultimate green hospitality program by opting out of daily housekeeping services. In addition to significant reduction in the use of chemicals and their...

2014-07-30 23:08:27

New Market Research Report, "Global Fuel Cell Market Analysis, Size, and Segment Forecasts to 2020,” has been added to the GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View full report with TOC: http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fuel-cell-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Global fuel cell capacity is expected to reach 664.5 MW by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 22.6% from 2014 to 2020. Government support across various nations to develop hydrogen fuel...

2014-07-30 23:07:15

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Hydropower Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/hydropower-industry. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The global installed capacity for hydropower is expected to reach 1,524 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Cost advantages of hydropower based electricity generation and...

2014-07-30 23:06:59

ePower Engine Systems will showcase its patented engine-dominant series hybrid drivetrain for heavy trucking at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference in Novi, Michigan on September 16-18, 2014. The conference is co-located with The Battery Show 2014. Florence, Kentucky (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 ePower’s modified Sterling day cab tractor will be on display in booth E1150 throughout the conference and its Executive Vice President, John Petersen, will appear as a presenter...

2014-07-30 23:06:39

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Electric Vehicles (on-road) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electric-vehicles-market.html. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Electric vehicles (on-road) (hybrid, plug-in, and battery) market – Global Industry Analysis,...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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