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2014-09-12 12:24:52

MADISON, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today celebrates a decade on the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and 11 consecutive years on the World DJSI. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130717/NY48934LOGO The Dow Jones Sustainability Index family ranks companies for corporate sustainability according to economic, environmental and social criteria. To be...

2014-09-12 12:22:25

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. announced today that four of its plants earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR(®). "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "We understand how important it is for our facilities to have corporate values in place that help protect the environment and we...

2014-09-12 12:22:11

Highlights: PLANO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB: UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company, has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to re-open the Last Chance northern adit, the company announced. The Last Chance Vein is one of the longest identified mineralized veins in the Lemhi Pass area of Idaho and Montana. The adits are horizontal tunnels that are used to gain underground access to subsurface mineral deposits....

2014-09-12 12:22:02

Government agencies, conservation groups, and businesses celebrate $7 million project to protect iconic landscape MORGANTOWN, W.V., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - allies in the permanent conservation of West Virginia's Cheat Canyon - gathered today with funding partners and the community to celebrate this conservation success story and participate in the dedication of the canyon to the people...

2014-09-12 12:21:59

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Latin America Drilling Fluids Market (By Product Segment - Water-based, Oil-based and Synthetic Drilling Fluids): Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Rising offshore drilling activities coupled with a paradigm shift towards the development of shale gas and deep-sea reserves is...

2014-09-12 12:21:56

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a listening session to obtain public input on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing fossil fuel-fired power plants and the proposed standards for modified and reconstructed units on Thursday, Sept. 25. The listening session is being held prior to the finalization of the department's official...

2014-09-12 12:21:50

Campaign Highlights NRG's Solar Technology at Lincoln Financial Field HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NRG Energy (www.nrg.com), the nation's largest competitive power company dual-headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas, has hired Huntington Beach-based INNOCEAN USA (www.innoceanusa.com) as their full-service advertising agency partner. At the forefront of leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry, NRG has chosen to...

2014-09-12 12:21:49

Denim from recycled ocean plastics available at G-Star Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G-Star's RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America (south avenue on the first floor). In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the Vortex Project, Parley for the Oceans and curated by Pharrell Williams, the collection is made from ground-breaking Bionic Yarn - an eco-thread of fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. Fittingly from the innovative...

2014-09-12 12:21:35

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) ("EHT" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EHT) is pleased to announce that in the first eight months ending May 31, 2014, EHT generated $9 million in revenue and reported $867,612 in gross margin. Operations generated $304,796 before one-time charges ($838,505), amortization ($281,010) and product development ($332,009). EHT's eight month audited financial statements are available on...

2014-09-12 12:21:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a televised media briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, Sept. 17, to outline activities around the Sunday, Sept. 21 orbital insertion at Mars of the agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft. The briefing will be held in NASA's Headquarters' auditorium, 300 E Street SW in Washington, and broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO...


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Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Rio Grande Leopard Frog, Rana berlandieri
2014-09-16 08:16:44

The Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri) is a species of aquatic frog that is native to the southern United States in Texas and New Mexico, and south through Mexico and Central America. It is also occasionally referred to as the Mexican Leopard Frog. The handle berlandieri honors the Belgian naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier, who worked for the Mexican government on one of the first biological surveys of Texas. These frogs grow up to 2.2 to 4.5 inches long. They are normally tan,...

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus
2014-09-15 16:22:26

The Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus, is a species of toad located in forests along the Western Ghats of India south of Goa. It is small and it can be found in wet tree hollows or leaf bases that contain water. This slender frog features a moderately sized head with a pointed snout and vertical lores. The distance between the eyes is as wide as the width of the upper eyelid. The opening of the ear is well marked and is about a third of the diameter of the eye. The fingers are...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

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