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2014-09-15 23:10:16

Nathan McEmrys and Roxana Reisch are this year’s recipients of Nsedu Obot Witherspoon (NOW) Youth Leadership Awards, provided to youths for their notable environmental health leadership. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Nathan McEmrys, from Portland, Oregon, and Roxana Reisch, from Rochester, New York, have been selected to receive the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s 2014 NOW Youth Leadership award. This award was created as part of CEHN’s 20th anniversary celebration in 2012...

2014-09-15 23:09:06

Company to offer first public ride and drive opportunities since CARB approval at the BusCon Expo 2014 in Indianapolis, IN Ontario, CA. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Phoenix Cars LLC., a leading developer of electric vehicle technologies for the fleet vehicle market, announced today that its electric shuttle bus, named ZEUS 300 (Zero Emissions Utility Shuttle 300 series), has been granted California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval. To acquaint the market with the vehicle, Phoenix will...

2014-09-15 23:07:45

Eco Nuts, an environmentally friendly cleaning product company, has introduced two new certified USDA Organic liquid detergents made with soapberry extract. Lawndale, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Eco Nuts, an environmentally friendly cleaning product company, has introduced two new certified USDA organic liquid laundry detergents made with soapberry extract – i.e. from soap nuts. Eco Nuts Organic Laundry Soap and Eco Nuts Organic Baby Laundry Soap are made with only USDA Organic...

2014-09-15 23:05:23

Seasoned experts join the firm’s Houston, Dallas and San Antonio offices Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 MWH Global, the premier solutions provider focused on water and natural resources,today announced the hiring of David A. Irvine as Texas wastewater practice leader and Southeast Texas area manager. Based in Houston, Irvine will lead the Southeast Texas area water and wastewater operations for MWH. He brings 25 years of experience in the technical, management and development...

2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

2014-09-15 23:04:54

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Nanotubes markets. Global market for Carbon Nanotubes is projected to reach US$2.8 billion by 2020, driven by technology advancements, expanding end-use applications and strong demand from developing regions such as Asia-Pacific. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Carbon nanotubes, a type of novel nanomaterial, is growing in popularity supported by extensive applications in...

2014-09-15 23:03:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “Biodegradable Plastics Market by Type (PLA, PHA, PBS, Starch Based Plastics, Regenerated Cellulose, PCL), by Application (Packaging, Fibers, Agriculture, Injection Molding) - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Biodegradable plastics have found wide acceptance in various industries because of low carbon footprints and compostability. On the basis of application areas, the market of...

2014-09-15 23:03:38

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Methanol markets. Global market for Methanol is forecast to reach 109.8 million tons by 2020, driven by strong growth in energy related application markets, increased availability of natural gas, improving production plant efficiencies, and favorable pricing scenario, among others. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Methanol is a versatile industrial chemical that finds use in the...

2014-09-15 23:03:36

A 15 Year Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) has just been signed by Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) on their Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41) project, a 48MW Solar Farm to be built in Bladen County and projected to be online by late 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 IS 41 was one of the Duke Energy’s qualifying RFP projects and after months of negotiations the purchase power agreement (PPA) was executed by ISS representatives just this week. The PPA received from Duke Energy on...

2014-09-15 23:01:20

Tour supports campus environmental efforts and female student leaders across the country. Environmental Defense Fund joins the tour to engage students in climate action. Portland, ME (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 REVERB’s 14th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) will feature Swedish female pop duo Icona Pop. This fall, the Campus Consciousness Tour will visit ten schools empowering female student leaders and supporting environmental efforts on campus and nationally. “We are excited to take...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

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...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

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