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2014-09-12 16:22:08

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ftfmmd/global_dust_mask) has announced the addition of the "Global Dust Mask Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ftfmmd/global_dust_mask ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Dust Mask Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-09-12 16:22:07

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4339tn/global_magnetic) has announced the addition of the "Global Magnetic Particles Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4339tn/global_magnetic ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Magnetic Particles Industry Report 2014 is a professional...

2014-09-12 16:21:52

Award-Winning Photographer Henry Dallal Focuses on Climate Change Talks, With A Little Help from Michael Douglas, Ed Norton, Yoko Ono, and Ban Ki-moon NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a stunning, timely new book that captures the art, science, and diversity of climate change negotiations, award-winning photographer Henry Dallal aims to humanize an arduous, largely-behind-the-scenes process and rally the world towards a global agreement. The official October 14(th )release of...

2014-09-12 16:21:51

In the news release, Cimarex Energy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, issued Sept. 12, 2014 by Cimarex Energy Co. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the stockholders of record date should read "November 14, 2014" rather than "August 14, 2014" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Cimarex Energy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its...

2014-09-12 16:21:48

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is proud to announce that the largest annual grassroots solar event in the nation will be taking place at the beginning of next month - October 4-5, 2014. Attending the tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovative technologies locally that will benefit the environment on a global level. Americans have a voice in how they get their energy. Visiting homes on the...

2014-09-12 16:21:11

DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...

2014-09-12 16:20:29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk called "The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere" with Dr. Jared Espley in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Jared Espley is a planetary scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland and a team member on the...

2014-09-12 16:20:19

Week of events scheduled to educate and inspire Georgia drivers to consider electric transportation ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining other electric utilities, automotive companies, nonprofit organizations, elected officials and thousands of electric vehicle (EV) fans across the country to mark National Drive Electric Week September 15 - 21. The annual celebration, which started as a single day of events in 2011, has since grown to a weeklong series of...

2014-09-12 12:28:12

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Demand Response Market (By End User - Residential, Commercial, and Industrial) - Trends and Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Burgeoning power demand propels the adoption of demand response programs. The roll-out of smart grid technologies, including smart meters and communication systems are likely to augment growth in the...

2014-09-12 12:26:19

OTA stresses role of organic for states WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Friday that organic farming is in all states, and that state directors of agriculture who care about jobs and vitality should care about organic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145720-INFO Organic is no longer a niche industry, said...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Rio Grande Leopard Frog, Rana berlandieri
2014-09-16 08:16:44

The Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri) is a species of aquatic frog that is native to the southern United States in Texas and New Mexico, and south through Mexico and Central America. It is also occasionally referred to as the Mexican Leopard Frog. The handle berlandieri honors the Belgian naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier, who worked for the Mexican government on one of the first biological surveys of Texas. These frogs grow up to 2.2 to 4.5 inches long. They are normally tan,...

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus
2014-09-15 16:22:26

The Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus, is a species of toad located in forests along the Western Ghats of India south of Goa. It is small and it can be found in wet tree hollows or leaf bases that contain water. This slender frog features a moderately sized head with a pointed snout and vertical lores. The distance between the eyes is as wide as the width of the upper eyelid. The opening of the ear is well marked and is about a third of the diameter of the eye. The fingers are...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

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