Latest Environment Stories
LSU studied penguin eating habits and found that Chinstrap penguins need to change their diet to beat climate change.
Finding the next earth just got one step easier. A new NASA instrument designed to study dust in the so-called habitable zone around a star may help future missions centered around capturing images of planets similar to Earth.
ERA Environmental's EH&S Software offers all the functionality required to comply with proposed Flare Emissions Monitoring requirements expected to be finalized in May 2015.
Bio Logic Aqua Research founder and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne reacts to recent news on fresh water conservation, impoundment, recycling and rain making. (PRWEB)
Leading biomass supply company marks safety milestone, recognizes employees for their contributions VONORE, Tenn.
The global bio fertilizers market has grown exponentially in the last few years and the growth is expected to continue in the future.
European start up SpaceBillboard brings the art of branding to space reality Leuven, Belgium (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 SpaceBillboard, a supporter of
Wisconsin-based dry cleaners are facing risks of reduced property value and fear of large clean-up costs due to the environmental impacts of previously used solvents.
Topics include EPA's role in setting policy, enforcement and protection, and effects of recent environmental disasters. HOUSTON, Jan.
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 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 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...
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...
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...
- The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.