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2014-08-28 23:07:03

Four named after senior primatologists including Conservation International President Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier and Senior Researcher Dr. Anthony B. Rylands Arlington, Va., USA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A major revision of the taxonomy of the saki monkeys of South America (genus Pithecia) was announced at the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi. For many years, it was believed that there were just five species of sakis, but this study revealed the existence...

2014-08-28 23:06:28

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Biochar Market: Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled “Biochar Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020.” According to the report, the global Biochar market revenue was valued at USD 229.3 Million...

2014-08-28 23:05:06

Transparency Market Research published a new report, "Global Concentrated Solar Power Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2020," to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, “Concentrated Solar Power Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2020,” global concentrated solar power market was valued at USD...

2014-08-28 23:03:05

Dade Moeller, a national leader in radiation safety, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and training services, celebrates its twentieth anniversary of operations this month. Richland, Wash. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc. (“Dade Moeller”), a national leader in radiation safety, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and training services, celebrates its twentieth anniversary of operations this month. Over these two decades, Dade Moeller...

2014-08-28 23:02:21

Valero celebrates the restart of its recently purchased corn ethanol plant in the City of Mount Vernon located in Southwest Indiana adding to the region's strong energy sector and agri-business. Mount Vernon, Ind. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Valero Renewable Fuels Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), and the Ports of Indiana hosted Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and other state and local officials today at a Port Appreciation and Welcome Celebration...

2014-08-28 20:21:22

Electronic Recycling Association logs busiest summer on record for computer donations CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), released a statement today announcing the ERA's donation of over 110 desktop computers and 80 laptops to charitable organizations and individuals this summer. Each of the donated devices first underwent a stringent data erasure process prior to being appropriately refurbished. "It has...

2014-08-28 20:21:20

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flanked by more than a dozen kindergarten students, the founder of SunShare, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the principal of Academy 360 public charter school today announced a new program to provide free solar energy to all families of children who attend the school. "We are grateful to SunShare for helping us bring green, sustainable solar energy to our families. Not only are we contributing to a healthy environment, but every dollar that...

2014-08-28 16:23:20

HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brent Smolik, chairman, president and chief executive officer of EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE), is scheduled to present Thursday, September 4, at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City. The presentation will begin at 9:45 a.m. EDT, 8:45 a.m. CDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DA59609LOGO A live webcast of the presentation will be made available through EP Energy's website at epenergy.com. The EP...

2014-08-28 16:22:42

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Oilfield Process Chemicals Market 2014-2018.pdfhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170333/Global-Oilfield-Process-Chemicals-Market-2014-2018pdf.htmlAbout Oilfield Process ChemicalsOilfield process chemicals are products that are used during the exploration and processing stages of oil and gas in the resource area or field. The Oil and Gas industry is the end-user of such chemicals....

2014-08-28 16:22:39

LONGWOOD, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Pro has been named the fourth largest privately owned company in Central Florida, according to Orlando Business Journal's Golden 100 Companies with revenues of $510 million. The company has 2 million customers, 2,750 employees and more than 1,800 heavy trucks. Waste Pro's growth and increased market share in eight Southeastern states was also recently recognized as part of Waste 360's 21st edition of their Industry Ranking. In its...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Ossabaw Island Hog
2014-09-02 09:37:37

The Ossabaw Island hog, also known as the Ossabaw Island, is a breed of pig that developed from a herd of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia in the United States. The original population of hogs was brought to the island by the Spaniards during the sixteenth century for the purpose of later consumption, which was a typical practice during Spanish exploration at that time. The pigs became isolated on the island for hundreds of years and had little interaction with domestic pig breeds or...

Skeleton Tarantula, Ephebopus murinus
2014-08-29 11:32:08

The Skeleton Tarantula (Ephebopus murinus) is a species of spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family, a sub-family of Aviculariinae. This New World species is native to several South American countries. Its common name comes from the skeleton-like markings on its legs. The generic name, Ephebopus comes from the Greek meaning “youthful” plus “foot”, and the specific name, murinus is from the Latin meaning “mouse-colored”. The adult E. murinus normally grows to a leg span of...

Western Toad, Anaxyrus Boreas
2014-08-29 10:52:14

The Western Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, or more commonly known as Bufo boreas, is a large toad species of western North America. It grows to between 5.6 and 13 centimeters long. It has a white or cream colored dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval shaped, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It features a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but it lacks cranial crests. Compared...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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