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2014-10-21 12:24:35

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSS-Dynamac, a leader in integrating the science behind food safety, food defense, and food security, sponsors the session Coastal and Marine Resource Assessments to Inform Biodiversity and Fisheries Management, at 9am October 23(rd), as part of the International Symposium on Weather and Climate Extremes, Food Security and Biodiversity, held at George Mason University, October 20-24, 2014. Climate change has profound effects on...

2014-10-21 12:24:32

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon Fiber Market & Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Market by Type, Fiber size, & Region; CFRP Market by Type, Manufacturing Processes Application, and Region- Global Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Market for Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) is expected to reach 176.6 kilotons market by 2019, with a promising...

2014-10-21 12:24:27

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of sustainability is gearing up for this week's Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, taking place in New Orleans. The door and frame manufacturers of ASSA ABLOY Group brands will be showcasing their sustainable solutions in booth 301 during the expo. Trio-E, the steel stiffened, energy efficient door opening has been a pioneer in this category, where green factors, strength, and aesthetics all play a role. The Trio-E...

2014-10-21 12:24:22

The LEED® Platinum net-zero modular home will be moved from the Greenbuild Expo to its permanent location in Make It Right's Lower 9th Ward community in New Orleans as part of the effort to revitalize an area heavily affected by Hurricane Katrina VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cadre of innovative wallboard and insulation products from CertainTeed is delivering a perfect blend of performance and sustainability to the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. Designed and...

2014-10-21 12:24:18

LISLE, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, received the best possible score of 100 in the CDP 2014 reporting. Only five companies out of the 260 covered by the CDP Nordic report were able to reach full 100 points. The high score indicates excellent data management, transparent communication and understanding of climate change-related issues affecting the company - from solutions to the company's own operations and the whole...

2014-10-21 12:24:06

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), is sponsoring Operation Migration - aimed at conserving the endangered whooping crane - for the seventh consecutive year through its Power of Flight program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO As the presenting sponsor, Southern Company supports Operation Migration's EarlyBird e-bulletin newsletter, which provides progress reports and...

2014-10-21 12:24:03

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per common share payable on November 17, 2014 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on November 4, 2014. Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production. The Company has core operations onshore in the U.S., primarily in the DJ Basin and...

2014-10-21 12:24:00

KPMG committed to ensuring all major office renovations and new office constructions meet LEED energy and environmental standards NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that its Short Hills, New Jersey office attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - the 25(th) KPMG office to do so. KPMG is committed to ensuring all of its major office renovations and...

2014-10-21 12:23:51

The Company joins Consumer Energy Alliance to honor top students HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a proud sponsor of the recent Energy Day Festival, Just Energy was pleased to present a financial award in support of the Science Engineering Fair of Houston(SEFH). Presented by Mohsin Khoja, Senior VP and Regional General Manager at Just Energy, along with other company representatives (pictured), the award went to top-placing students for their achievements in the Energy...

Acid mine drainage
2014-10-21 03:00:51

Provided by Cheryl Dybas, NSF and Tim Lucas, Duke University Scientists develop new geochemical tracers, tested at sites in West Virginia and Pennsylvania Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment. The tracers have been field-tested at a spill site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. "By...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Hydrastis canadensis
2014-10-15 11:19:10

Hydrastis canadensis is an herb species. This herb may also be referred to as orangeroot or yellow puccoon and most commonly, Goldenseal. It is a perennial herb, meaning the species survives longer than 2 years. H. canadensis belongs to the Ranunculales family and can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. H. canadensis has a purple stem with tiny hairs that grow above ground. It has a thick, tangled rootstock or underground stem. This species produces 2 leaves....

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