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2014-07-03 23:09:39

Beacon Cove Dental announces they have become a green dental clinic in the South Melbourne Area promoting sustainability. The clinic is now powered by 100% renewable energy; wind and hydro power from Tasmania. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Beacon Cove Dental are pleased to announce their full support to sustainability as they become a green dental clinic powered by 100% renewable energy. The Clinic moves toward carbon neutral dentistry as patients' treatments power usage...

2014-07-03 23:09:25

Steven Winter Associates, Inc., Urban American, Urban Greenfit, LLC, and other project and community stakeholders, celebrated the completion of a milestone retrofit project at the Roosevelt Landings’ ribbon cutting ceremony this past Friday. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Roosevelt Landings, an Urban American residential complex located on Roosevelt Island in New York City, celebrated the completion of its $7.4M, large-scale retrofit this past Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony....

2014-07-03 23:08:14

Advance reservations are now underway for phase 2 of Grow Community, a sustainable, solar-powered community on Bainbridge Island in Washington state. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Grow Community’s latest phase will bring two new neighborhoods, the Grove and the Park, featuring a mix of townhomes, single-level homes and single-family residences. Homes in the Grove will be arrayed around a quiet native woodland, while the Park’s residences will flank a broad open green. A community...

2014-07-03 23:06:54

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Energy Storage Technologies Market: Global And China Forecast, Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2010-2017" report to their offering. Browse the full report: Energy Storage Technologies Market: Global And China Forecast, Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2010-2017. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Besides the many complexities involved in the generation of power, a major challenge that every...

2014-07-03 23:05:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Dioxide Incubators markets. Global market for Carbon Dioxide Incubators is forecast to reach US$181 million by 2020, driven by healthy R&D investments in the biotechnology sector, strong governmental support and funding for research activities, and new technological innovations. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Rapid advancements in the field of cell biology, cancer, molecular...

2014-07-03 23:04:58

7 Sustainable Tips from CertainTeed, North America's Leading Brand of Building Products, to Add Curb Appeal and Keep a Home Affordably Comfortable All Summer Long Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Most Americans are looking forward to celebrating the nation's birthday and enjoying outdoor living spaces with family barbeques, firework displays, and neighborhood block parties. Scorching summer days can also translate into higher utility costs indoors. In fact, according to the...

2014-07-03 23:01:34

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Photovoltaics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/photovoltaics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Photovoltaic (PV) technology is defined as the transformation of solar energy from the sun released in the form of photons into effective electricity. The usage of Solar...

Scientists Discover That Scorpions Are Master Architects
2014-07-03 03:23:46

Society for Experimental Biology Israeli scientists have discovered that scorpion burrows have a platform on which to warm up before the evening hunt. The researchers, represented by Dr Amanda Adams (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel), investigated the burrows of wild Large-Clawed Scorpions (Scorpio maurus palmatus) in the Negev Desert of Israel. After trapping the scorpions, they prepared replica casts of their burrows by filling them with molten aluminium. Once the casts had...

2014-07-03 16:21:42

RALEIGH, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Arthur could bring strong winds, tornadoes, torrential rains and flooding from storm surge to coastal areas in North Carolina as early as Thursday evening. North Carolina's electric cooperatives, the primary power providers in coastal and rural areas of the state, are prepared to restore power in a safe and efficient manner if outages result from the severe weather....

2014-07-03 16:21:37

Integrated Energy Management System Optimizes the Utilization of Solar Power RYE, N.Y., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VARTA Microbattery, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, today announced that VARTA Storage GmbH is featuring the Engion Home solar energy storage system at Intersolar North America, held July 8 through 10, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Compact and powerful, Engion Home...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Betizu Cattle
2014-07-09 15:12:18

The Betizu is a breed of cattle native to northern Spain and the French Basque Country. The government of Navarre established a conservation project to protect and conserve the breed. There were an estimated 254 Betizu cattle in Navarre as of 2013. There is a small herd that inhabits the abandoned village of Sastoya owned by the government of Navarre. It covers a 200 acre area with approximately 30 acres of grassland in the Urraul Alto valley. Within the village there are facilities and...

Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

Australian Milking Zebu Cattle
2014-07-09 13:49:54

The Australian Milking Zebu (AMZ) is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia in the 1950s. It was developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) by crossbreeding the Sahiwal and Red Sindhi cattle from Pakistan with Jersey cattle. A small amount of Illawarra, Guernsey and Friesian blood was introduced as well. It was bred specifically to be resilient to heat, cattle tick and for milk production. The AMZ is similar in color and markings to...

Australian Friesian Sahiwal Cattle
2014-07-09 13:39:58

The Australian Friesian Sahiwal is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia. It was developed in the 1960s by the Queensland Government by crossbreeding the Sahiwal dairy breed from Pakistan and the Holstein breed from tropical Australia. The cows produce about 790 gallons of milk per lactation period in tropical pasture conditions. The breed is resistant to heat, humidity, ticks and other parasites. It has also been exported successfully to other tropical regions in South East...

Australian Bradford Cattle
2014-07-06 14:56:54

The Australian Bradford is a breed of cattle that originated in Queensland, Australia between 1946 and 1952. It was developed from crossing Brahman bulls with the Hereford cattle in attempt to produce cattle to resist ticks and be resilient to drought. It is also resistant to pink eye, eye cancer and disease. The Bradford is raised mainly in NSW and Queensland, Australia. Semen from the cattle have been exported to South America and South Africa, while live cattle have been exported to...

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