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2015-02-23 08:22:19

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC.

2015-02-23 04:20:18

A groundbreaking survey conducted by Mare Nostrum shows that environmental NGOs from different Mediterranean countries wish to cooperate to fight overfishing, tourism pressures and increased litter TEL

2015-02-22 20:20:31

DALLAS, February 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com announces addition of Sustainability Strategies, Practices and Opinions in the Food Industry research report

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2015-02-22 14:45:31

Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to take the most detailed edge on picture to date of a large disk of gas and dust encircling the 20 million-year-old star Beta Pictoris.

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2015-02-22 12:28:32

Snow, ice, and sleet, oh my! In light of the recent snowpacolypse of Boston, the city has partnered with Waze, an app that navigates traffic in real time.

2015-02-21 23:01:55

Solar tax benefits, utility incentives and attractive financing options are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a way to reduce operating costs

2015-02-21 23:00:35

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is in the process of finalizing financial terms on approximately 500 Megawatts of construction ready solar farm projects in North Carolina. Asheville,

2015-02-21 23:00:32

A flock of birds have tested positive for the highly contagious Avian Influenza virus, or Bird Flu.

2015-02-21 23:00:07

Spirax Sarco is exclusive sponsor and content provider for new microsite on steam system management and thermal energy solutions. Blythewood, South Carolina

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2015-02-21 11:24:48

Did humans migrate quickly and all-at-once or in phases based on weather?


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

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
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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