Quantcast

Latest Environment Stories

607727main_messenger_orbit_image20111202_1_4by3_946-710
2015-03-20 11:46:16

Step right up, folks! See Mercury, the incredible shrinking planet!

Ili pika
2015-03-23 08:40:38

For the first time in over two decades, researchers have caught a glimpse at a tiny and elusive mountain-dwelling mammal known as the Ili pika, and after taking one look at the creature, it’s easy to see why: that much cute can only be handled in small doses.

2015-03-20 08:22:31

NEW ORLEANS, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala.

2015-03-20 08:22:21

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc.

2015-03-20 08:22:09

TORONTO, March 20, 2015 Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc.

2015-03-20 08:21:59

SHANGHAI, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

2015-03-20 08:21:55

SHANGHAI, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

2015-03-19 23:08:46

A Presidential Task Force plan to combat seafood fraud and illegal fishing was announced at the 2015 Seafood Expo in Boston.

2015-03-19 23:07:52

Recommended for use in food warehouses and production facilities, Bird B Gone’s Sparrow Sky Trap is both efficient and humane in removing sparrows that have made their way inside a facility.

2015-03-19 23:06:47

SPS advisor Rich Parks makes tip sheet for consumers searching for the right solar installer (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Making the important decision to


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...

More Articles (35050 articles) »
Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
Related