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Every Day Is Earth Day When It Comes To Making Clothing With Conscience Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Sustainability means more than recycling

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From General Motors to Fetzer Vineyards, Companies Large and Small Making Plans to Showcase Sustainability with .green Internet Addresses Larkspur, CA (PRWEB)

2015-04-22 23:04:06

While the five-year anniversary mark for the catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has captured renewed media and public attention, few discussions seem to be addressing conflicting

2015-04-22 23:03:31

With Earth Day on April 22, Soilworks’ environmentally-friendly products continue to be used by professionals in the construction, mining, military and energy sectors to preserve air quality,

2015-04-22 23:03:19

County leads Maryland in solar energy production. Hagerstown, MD (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Through a public-private partnership with

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Launches New Program to Help Multi-Family Housing Facilities Comply with Assembly Bill 1826 Novato, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Integrity Waste, the full

2015-04-22 23:02:38

In celebration of today’s 45th annual Earth Day, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) plans to mark the historic occasion every 2.5 minutes of every hour of the day, as a new solar

2015-04-22 23:02:22

MacKeeper, a market leader in the production of software that is designed to simplify and optimize the Mac user experience, believes it only takes a few small changes to make a big difference

2015-04-22 23:01:00

qMix Eliminates Need to Send Flow Meter Back to the Factory for Gas Composition Changes Monterey, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2015

2015-04-22 23:00:50

In celebration of Earth Day's 45th anniversary today, Unbound highlights new initiatives families in the sponsorship program are working on to better the environment. Kansas


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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...

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