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2014-07-31 08:27:41

Eight Individuals Recognized for Innovative Presentations in Orlando NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Waste360 Group--which serves the $85-billion solid waste and recycling industry through WasteExpo and Waste360--has announced eight award-winners from the 2014 Global Waste Management Symposium, held June 22-25 in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130975 "This year's Symposium was a great success, with a 35% increase in participation...

2014-07-31 08:26:15

Solutions Company to Help Business and Residential Customers Reduce Energy Usage and Save Money RESTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by Ameren Illinois to implement business and residential energy efficiency programs for customers of the state's second largest utility. The single-award time and material (T&M) contract has a three-year period of performance and a...

2014-07-31 08:25:32

SunEdison's eleventh solar project under the Feed in Tariff program will bring energy and jobs to Ontario TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has reached financial close with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (NORD/LB) for an 18 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in Ontario. The project is set to start construction in July and be completed by the end of 2014,...

2014-07-31 08:25:28

BAODING, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy International AG, has entered into a strategic alliance with AMB Energia Wytwarzanie ("AMB Energia"), a subsidiary of AMB Energia S.A. to co-develop 30 MW of...

2014-07-31 08:25:27

GUELPH, Ontario, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2014 and its business outlook. The Company will hold its conference call on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 p.m., August 13, 2014 in Hong Kong). The dial-in number for...

2014-07-31 08:25:02

Projects will provide micro-grid solutions in rural parts of Sarawak state over the coming years WUXI, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wuxi Suntech, one of the world's largest manufacturers of PV modules, announced that it will provide PV panels for 7.5 MW of off-grid projects to power rural schools and villages in Malaysia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130770 The announcement falls under a government initiative, the Rural Solar Hybrid Electricity Project for...

2014-07-31 08:24:27

TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA Seabridge Gold announced today that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office ("BCEAO") has advised Seabridge that its Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its KSM Project has received final approval from the British Columbia Ministers of the Environment and Energy and Mines. The Ministers, in their decision, have concluded that the...

Deep sea riches
2014-07-31 02:00:16

European Geosciences Union As fishing and the harvesting of metals, gas and oil have expanded deeper and deeper into the ocean, scientists are drawing attention to the services provided by the deep sea, the world’s largest environment. “This is the time to discuss deep-sea stewardship before exploitation is too much farther underway,” says lead-author Andrew Thurber. In a review published this week in Biogeosciences, a journal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), Thurber and...

2014-07-31 08:22:46

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services & Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) applauds the governors of California, Oregon and Washington for their support of the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2014 (S. 1875 and H.R. 3992). That support, indicated in a letter signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown of California, Governor John A. Kitzhaber of Oregon, and Governor Jay Inslee of Washington, was sent to their States' Congressional...

water shortage
2014-07-31 02:15:58

Winnie Axelsen, Aarhus University Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population and keep the current energy and power solutions going if we continue doing what we are doing today. It is a clash of competing necessities, between drinking water and energy demand. Behind the research is a group of researchers...


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Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus Robustus
2014-07-31 10:55:59

The Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus robustus, is a Central African species of frog belonging to the Arthroleptidae family. It is a monotypic species within the genus Trichobatrachus. The common name refers to the somewhat hair-like structures found on the body and the thighs of the breeding male. This species is around 11 centimeters long. The head is large and is more broad than long, with a short rounded snout. The males are much bigger than the females. The former has a paired internal...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

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