Quantcast

Latest Environment Stories

2015-04-22 20:21:32

HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today was joined by Dr.

2015-04-22 20:21:15

TETIAROA, French Polynesia, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brando, an environmentally-friendly, luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa,

2015-04-22 20:21:14

HOUSTON, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Minister Rickford and Secretary Moniz re-affirmed their commitment to our continental approach on energy and the environment based on bilateral and trilateral

2015-04-22 20:21:12

WALTHAM, Mass., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Preserve, a leading producer of sustainable consumer goods, chose today, Earth Day, to announce the launch of a partnership with Dopper®,

2015-04-22 20:20:22

DeMontrond Volkswagen offers a host of coupons for customers HOUSTON, Apr. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The summer driving season is fast approaching.

2015-04-22 20:20:17

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The average person generates close to 4.5 pounds of trash per day, unfortunately only about one fourth of it is actually recycled.

2015-04-22 16:33:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Group USA proudly announces its new Sustainability Platform which advances its efforts to better protect and manage our food sources and the

2015-04-22 16:32:04

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FDA's declaration on March 20(th) that the genetically engineered non-browning apple and potato "are as safe and nutritious as their

2015-04-22 16:25:20

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Wholesome!(TM) celebrates 14 years of sustainable,


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...

More Articles (35050 articles) »
Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
Related