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2015-05-18 08:24:38

AMSTERDAM, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Challenge opens for submissions on June 1, 2015 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading

2015-05-18 08:24:32

Public Can Help to Make Sure Right Trees Planted in Right Places JACKSON, Mich., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 700 workers are currently at work across Michigan clearing trees

2015-05-18 08:24:29

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A local grassroots project launched last year marked an important milestone yesterday with the dedication of a new home for a family of four

2015-05-18 04:24:02

TAIPEI, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Deep Ocean Biotech, (PDOB) has granted PharmaNutrients Botanical Corporation the exclusive US distribution and marketing rights for its industry

2015-05-18 04:22:07

Low-Carbon, Renewable Jet Fuel To Be Used In Daily Operations SAVANNAH, Ga., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

2015-05-18 00:20:48

Programme kicks off with Creditworthiness Academy in Amman, Jordan LONDON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and strategic

2015-05-17 23:01:00

Marshall Wind Energy LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM Access LLC (RPMA), has signed three individual long-term renewable energy power purchase agreements with Missouri Joint Municipal Electric

2015-05-17 23:00:23

Pfister Energy has completed the construction of a solar canopy system on the parking garage at McHenry Row shopping and residential center. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB)

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2015-05-18 00:00:00

Bad news for struggling herbivore populations facing extinction: the financial incentive for poachers to collect and sell animal parts is increasing, with rhinoceros horns topping gold and diamonds in terms of value-by-weight, according to a new study.

2015-05-16 23:01:59

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) will teach its highly acclaimed Wild/Exotic Feline Husbandry Course and its Wildlife Conservation Educator’s Course on Wednesday, June 24 at the Wichita


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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...

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Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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