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2014-07-30 08:21:41

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto cuts prices on new Ford Transit Connect DESOTO, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After undergoing a redesign for this year's new 2014 Ford Transit Connect model, it is now one of the most accessible passenger and cargo vans in its segment. Consumers looking for a new van near Dallas can now get the best vehicle offered in its class for a much lower price. With its unique ability to be completely customized to meet the needs of every buyer, the new...

ATV-5 launch
2014-07-30 03:30:46

NASA The European Space Agency’s (ESA) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) launched Tuesday atop an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:47 p.m. EDT. The ATV-5 will take a two week trip to the International Space Station docking to the Zvezda service module on Aug. 12 at 9:43 a.m. with 7 tons of science, food, fuel and supplies. The ATV-5 is named after the 20th century Belgian astronomer, Georges Lemaitre, who first proposed the expansion of the universe...

Siberia Yamal Peninsula
2014-07-30 04:49:12

Joshua Garrett for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just how deep does this rabbit hole go? Further than initially expected. Earlier this month, a massive hole was found at the “end of the world,” more accurately known as Yamal Peninsula. Scientists and researchers were not quite sure what to make of it at the time. Was it a meteor strike? A collapsed pingo? Aliens? Results were inconclusive. Now, to add more to this strange mystery, two new holes have been reported, one found by...

deepwater horizon coral
2014-07-30 04:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is more widespread than previously believed, as experts have located two additional deep-water coral communities that were damaged by the 2010 disaster. The discovery was made by a team of researchers led by Penn State University biology professor Charles Fisher, and is detailed in a paper published online Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

2014-07-30 04:20:39

MANILA, Philippines, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Carlos Solar Energy, Inc. was recently presented with the 2014 Philippines Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Integrator of the Year award at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Philippines Excellence Awards held on 17 July 2014 at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Manila. This award is presented to the company that has demonstrated excellence in the three key areas of demand generation, brand development and competitive positioning. Currently,...

2014-07-29 23:16:04

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in Mass Notification Systems, has deployed an integrated Mass Notification System as part of a new flash-flood warning system for the Petra Archaeological Park area in Jordan. ATI Systems, in conjunction with Solutions Communications and Security Systems (SOLCOM) of Amman Jordan, is implementing this new flash-flood warning system as part of a project funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Boston, MA (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-29 23:15:46

Turf Feeding Systems – Korea is a new partnership aimed to promote Sustainable Golf, Sports Fields and Agriculture. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Korea is a key country in Asia with its stable growing economy, over 450 golf courses, hundreds of soccer fields and strong agriculture. Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, just completed his third trip to Korea within the last six weeks. Chaplinsky has busy working with his new business partner John Heo, the...

2014-07-29 23:15:40

Webinar panelists will discuss how high-quality energy data plays a critical role in the quest to reduce energy costs and improve financial performance. Atlanta & Chicago (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Urjanet - the world’s first provider of big energy data - will team up with eSight Energy and Verdantix to offer a complimentary webinar, “Energy Data - The New Profit Lever,” on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. EST. Webinar registrants will learn how improved energy management is delivering...

2014-07-29 23:15:28

As the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowing. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Come join the competition! The Botanical Research Institute of Texas has announced that its 2015 sustainable winegrowing application has been posted on its website and is ready for download by wineries wishing to compete in BRIT’s 2015 sustainable...

2014-07-29 23:15:09

Expanded Responsibilities for Industry Executive Rochester Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas wastewater treatment chemicals and applications engineering solutions, today announced that John Cook has been promoted to Regional Manager. Cook has worked in the wastewater treatment process industry for more than 25 years and joined Plymouth Technology as a Sales Representative in 2013. He previously worked as a Senior Chemical...


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Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus Robustus
2014-07-31 10:55:59

The Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus robustus, is a Central African species of frog belonging to the Arthroleptidae family. It is a monotypic species within the genus Trichobatrachus. The common name refers to the somewhat hair-like structures found on the body and the thighs of the breeding male. This species is around 11 centimeters long. The head is large and is more broad than long, with a short rounded snout. The males are much bigger than the females. The former has a paired internal...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

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