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2014-09-17 23:10:29

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in LED energy saving solutions. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Green Lumens™ LLC , announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, slated to air later this year, 2014 via Discovery Channel, Fox News and other well known media channels.. Dates and show times TBA. In this episode, audiences will learn about how Green Lumens™ is helping commercial property owners, real estate...

2014-09-17 23:09:24

Sustainable Energy Fund’s board of directors recently announced the appointment of William (Bill) M. Defalco to the board. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Bill is a senior vice president at Meridian Bank, where he manages a team of commercial lenders. He has an impressive twenty-five year career which has given him a unique combination of experience in manufacturing and expertise in the financing of green building projects, a topic on which he is a regionally and nationally...

2014-09-17 23:06:11

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of a new research report which provides detailed insights into the Global Biopower Market to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com Lewes, DE (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Wood Waste, Bagasse and Municipal Solid Waste to Remain Major Feedstocks. By mid-2014, wood waste was the most-used biopower feedstock, based on cumulative capacity. Around 32% of all biopower capacity used wood waste as their primary feedstock, as it is...

2014-09-17 23:05:35

The global industrial separation carbon capture market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-carbon-capture-sequestration-1790927418.html (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The global industrial separation carbon capture market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is valued at $75.9 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR...

2014-09-17 23:05:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Biodegradable Polymers markets. Global biodegradable polymers consumption is forecast to reach 3.0 billion pounds (lbs.) by 2020, driven by expanding applications and the rising interest in reducing the environmental damage caused by non-biodegradable plastics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A biodegradable polymer can be totally disintegrated by naturally occurring microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and...

2014-09-17 23:04:45

HydroGuard is now available for pre-order on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo for just 30 days LONDON (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Floods are among the costliest natural disasters that take place throughout the world, and just a small flood can wreak havoc on personal property, ruining treasured possessions and resulting in astronomical bills. Hannes Floto, personally affected by multiple floods, chose to embark on a journey to create a better solution for those who experience...

2014-09-17 23:03:48

This year, the Miramichi, a popular, world famous salmon fishing river for American and Canadian anglers, is experiencing a salmon decline that is among the worst in recorded history. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and the Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) made a public call on September 16, 2014 at the MSA dinner in Fredericton, New Brunswick for immediate action to address the crisis facing the survival of wild Atlantic salmon. The...

2014-09-17 23:03:44

Global Flue Gas Desulfurizer (FGD) Market 2014-2018 profiles key players like Alstom S.A., General Electric Co., Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Siemens AG and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), Burns & McDonnell, Ducon Technologies, Hamon RC, Marsulex Environmental Technologies (MET), Siemens, Thermax and Transparent Technologies. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The emergence of new technologies is a major trend in the Global FGD market. The need for improved...

2014-09-17 23:02:43

The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Two leading solar advocacy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, applaud the report findings as the latest indicator that affordable solar energy is ready to power our new energy economy. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 17,...

2014-09-17 23:02:22

New sage grouse study reveals a strong link between wet sites (essential summer habitat for sage grouse to raise their broods) and sage grouse leks, and in turn, private lands. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Sage Grouse Initiative released significant results from an extensive study in the West: Private Lands Vital to Conserving Wet Areas for Sage Grouse Summer Habitat. Sage grouse are a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act, a decision slated for September,...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Atitlan Grebe, Podilymbus gigas
2014-09-22 15:56:59

The Atitlan Grebe (Podilymbus gigas), known also as Giant Grebe, Poc, or Giant Pied-Billed Grebe, is an extinct water bird, a relative of the Pied-Billed Grebe. It was native to the Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level. Thanks to the work or the American ecologist Anne LaBastille, its decline is comprehensively known. LaBastille observed this species for over 25 years. She has also written a book regarding this bird called Mama Poc. This Grebe reached...

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...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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