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2014-12-11 00:20:27

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar CO., Ltd.

2014-12-10 23:11:45

MVS Series provides up to 35% lower operating costs. Plug and play renewable integration enables fully dispatchable hybrid microgrids. Orlando, FL.

2014-12-10 23:09:54

Rescue cans are a light, effective and easy to hold tool that can be used to save lives in an emergency.

2014-12-10 23:09:46

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” shares the microphone with Delayne Johnson, CEO of Quad County Corn Processors,

2014-12-10 23:08:25

Rocket21, the only professional networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that

2014-12-10 23:06:25

Equal Earth announced that it has acquired Oahu-based Kolona, a leading provider of specialty fluid applied roof coatings for solar photovoltaic and solar hot water systems, for an undisclosed

2014-12-10 23:05:09

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, announced today that Dr.

2014-12-10 23:04:07

Jobs, government incentives, changes in urban planning, new technology and other factors are coming together to accelerate the growth of urban farming across the U.S., according to Seedstock.com.

2014-12-10 23:03:23

Walko Automotive becomes only auto care facility in New Jersey certified to offer cost-saving Hybrid Battery Pack Conditioning, Diagnostic, and Repair Services HILLSBOROUGH,

2014-12-10 23:02:10

The Bellwether Institute’s Sustainable Living Idea Challenge seeks Sustainable Supply Chain ideas and solutions focused on the Global Consumer Products Group.


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...

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