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2014-07-14 12:28:14

ALBANY, New York, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Apparels, Home Textiles and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the global carbon black market for textile fibers was valued at USD 597.2 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 964.4...

Modern-day Recipe For A Lush, Green Lawn
2014-07-14 12:29:35

American Society of Agronomy In Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and other major cities in New Mexico, nearly every public golf course is now watered with treated municipal wastewater rather than precious potable water supplies. Across the US Southwest as a whole, more than 40% of all golf courses receive treated effluent. Reusing the effluent increases the sustainability of golf courses. Additionally, golf courses and homeowners alike fertilize their lawns during the growing season. The major...

2014-07-14 12:22:52

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] announces its publication on 'Global Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2714) Wastewater from industries such as power, paper and pulp, chemical processing, metal and mining is one of the major contributors to the rising water pollution, globally. As a result, new regulations for...

2014-07-14 12:22:42

Strategic partnership to bring home energy management solutions to key U.S., Canadian markets HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, is teaming up with Nest, which reinvents unloved products in the home, to bring innovation to several key U.S. and Canadian retail markets with the launch of the Direct Energy Comfort and Control Plan. The new plan includes a Nest Learning Thermostat(TM) at no...

2014-07-14 12:22:31

HANGZHOU, China, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronergy donated 150kW PV panels to a solar system installed on a parking lot of a children's hospital, Hospitl de las Californias, located in Tijuana, Baja California. The PV system has been successfully commissioned on Friday and it will cover 80 percent of the electricity needs of the medical facility, which will represent a savings of approximately 400,000 pesos a year (equivalent to US$31,133) over the 25-year useful life of the...

2014-07-14 12:22:22

DALLAS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Rodenticides Market by Type (Anticoagulants, Non-Anticoagulants, and Others), by End User (Agricultural Field, Warehouses, Pest Control Companies, Urban Centers, and Others) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines the Rodenticides Market and segments it into agriculture & farming, pest control companies, urban center segments with analyses and projections of the market size of each of these...

2014-07-14 12:21:22

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 17, to discuss new fieldwork using coordinated ship and aircraft observations aimed at advancing the technology needed to measure microscopic plankton in the ocean from space. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The new technologies and methods tested during NASA's Ship-Aircraft Bio-Optical Research (SABOR) experiment off the United States'...

New Information Will Help Improve Tropical Storm Forecasting
2014-07-14 03:53:08

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science New research from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that physical conditions at the air-sea interface, where the ocean and atmosphere meet, is a key component to improve forecast models. The study offers a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes. "The general assumption has been that the large density difference between the ocean and...

Evidence Of Super-fast Deep Earthquake Discovered By Scripps Scientists
2014-07-14 08:49:39

University of California - San Diego Rare high-speed rupture off Russia provides clues about similar phenomena on shallow fault zones near Earth's surface As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet's surface—and the mechanisms that trigger them—an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet. Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have discovered the first evidence that deep earthquakes,...

2014-07-14 08:22:45

Prosper coking plant is making another contribution to environmental protection in Bottrop MARL, Germany, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since September 2013, ArcelorMittal Bottrop has been operating an electrical power unit (Energy Module) together with the company ENVA Systems GmbH. The Energy Module partially substitutes a pressure reducing station, in which the pressure of the incoming steam is reduced, and utilizes the resulting energy for producing electricity for the...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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