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2015-05-27 12:29:16

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mark Davidoff, Michigan managing partner at Deloitte LLP and this year's Mackinac Policy Conference chair, alongside the Director

2015-05-27 12:26:40

- 5-megawatt facility to serve Reedy Creek Improvement District ST.

2015-05-27 12:26:32

DUBLIN, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4kjzm6/south_korea)

2015-05-27 12:26:30

Eligible landowners are encouraged to apply for available funding this summer DAVIS, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding is now available for private landowners to conserve

2015-05-27 12:26:27

BOSTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Serene Spaces Living offers home décor and accessories to clients who value comfort and expressing personal style.

2015-05-27 12:26:15

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) is pleased the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a final rule clarifying the definition

2015-05-27 12:26:13

NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MPOWERD, Inc., the maker of Luci inflatable solar lights, announced today that they have delivered over 2,000 lights to victims of the deadly Nepal earthquake.

2015-05-27 12:26:09

Leading Solar Provider Empowers Agriculture Business / Water Districts to Optimize Energy and Water Use VISALIA and HANFORD, Calif., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CalCom Solar, a leader

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WasteExpo Scheduled for June 1-4, 2015 in Las Vegas NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's

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WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and state electricity regulations that industries, businesses, and consumers depend on to prevent power outages are deficient in


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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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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'