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2015-05-19 23:00:41

Saying it will provide a big boost to the U.S.

2015-05-19 16:33:22

ATLANTA and NEW ORLEANS, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate the rebirth of the U.S.

2015-05-19 16:24:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced the appointment of Doug Esamann, currently president of Duke Energy Indiana, as president of the company's Midwest and Florida

2015-05-19 16:24:52

HOUSTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the May Fleet Status Report ("the Report").

2015-05-19 16:24:29

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Are the fumes from 3D printers hazardous to our health and to the environment? Los Angeles-based Clean Strands has launched a

2015-05-19 16:24:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today released a new video commemorating the 20(th) anniversary of the signing of Pennsylvania's

2015-05-19 16:23:43

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioEnergy Hawaii, LLC, (BEH) a designer, developer and operator of waste treatment and alternative energy systems, has partnered with impact

2015-05-19 16:23:41

LAS VEGAS, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol-Up USA, a solar company at the forefront of the fight between Nevada solar companies and NV Energy, is expanding their efforts to fight against the restrictions

2015-05-19 16:23:34

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the White House released its much awaited plan for protecting American pollinators, which identifies key threats, but falls short of

2015-05-19 16:23:05

LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report concerns lithium-based rechargeable batteries.


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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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