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2015-04-30 08:31:13

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) joined U.S.

2015-04-30 08:31:05

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coal ash from the Duke Energy Progress Robinson Plant in Hartsville, S.C., will be excavated and relocated to an on-site, lined landfill, completing

2015-04-30 08:25:14

Toyota dealership in Scarborough, Ontario, provides a way for local drivers to save on a new plug-in or battery electric vehicle SCARBOROUGH, Ontario, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

Pluto LORRI
2015-04-30 08:00:34

New images captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have revealed a bright feature near the visible pole of the dwarf planet Pluto – a feature that could be a polar cap made out of frozen molecular nitrogen ice, officials from the US space agency announced on Wednesday.

2015-04-30 04:23:25

BAODING, China, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers,

2015-04-30 04:22:54

BANGALORE, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mordor Intelligence announces their publication of the 2015 updated version of their report Global Crop Protection Chemicals (Pesticides)

2015-04-30 04:22:47

SFCE CEO discusses the company's global launch of two clean energy solutions SHANGHAI, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the course of the week Shunfeng International Clean Energy

2015-04-30 00:23:40

CHENGDU, China, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honghua (HH) Group Limited, the world's largest manufacturer of land-based drilling rigs, and mainly manufactures high-end and large-scale land boring

2015-04-29 23:12:07

New 35-Gallon Two-wheel Collection Cart is the Most Stable Small Cart Available CHARLOTTE, N.C.

2015-04-29 23:11:36

GoGreenSolar.com now sells solar components to U.S. Government through GSAAdvantage. Placentia, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 GigaWatt, Inc.


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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