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2014-09-01 23:02:52

Natural gas storage report describes various marketing trends and elucidates the most effective growth strategy in the market and highlights various key industrial issues and market impulse factors.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/natural-gas-storage-market-119612258.html (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The report "Natural Gas Storage Market by Type (Underground, Above Ground, and Floating), and by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts till 2019" by...

2014-09-01 23:01:38

The North America Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market report defines and segments the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-solar-photovoltaic-pv-4944369644.html (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The North America Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market report defines and segments the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Solar Photovoltaic (PV)...

2014-09-01 16:23:46

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Russian Federation Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 - Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343485/Russian-Federation-Power-Market-Outlook-to-2030-Update-2014---Market-Trends-Regulations-and-Competitive-Landscape.html Russian Federation Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 - Market Trends, Regulations and...

2014-09-01 12:21:10

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Type (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, and Others), by Crop Type (Cereals & grains, Oilseeds & pulses, Fruits & vegetables, and others), by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019", the crop protection market is projected to grow from $50,718.46 Million in 2013 to $69,614.33 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2014 to 2019. The global crop...

2014-09-01 12:21:06

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Solar Energy Market in India 2014 - 2022" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 India has set a target of achieving overall solar energy installed capacity of 20,000 MW by 2022. As per the estimates in this report, this creates an opportunity of US$ 41.73 billion in the solar energy market in India up to 2022. The solar energy market in India has started...

2014-09-01 12:20:58

DUBLIN, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Turbo Generators (Coal Power Plants, Gas Power Plants, Nuclear Power Pants, Others) Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report segments the global turbogenerator market on the basis of the end-user power plants which include coal, gas, nuclear and others (Biomass, Geothermal, co-generation, Combined Heat...

2014-09-01 12:20:51

MUNICH, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck, one of the world's leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has published an updated Sustainability Report that includes the relevant information for the 2013 fiscal year. "The 2013 update takes stock of where we stand in terms of our sustainability performance during the 2013 fiscal year," explained Dr. Andreas Meier, CEO of H.C. Starck. "We are convinced that sustainability-oriented and...

2014-09-01 12:20:25

DALIAN, China, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 29, a delegation of the Standing Committee of Dalian Municipal People's Congress took an inspection tour of the power lithium battery R&D and production base of China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK", the "Company", or "we") (Nasdaq: CBAK) in Dalian. The delegation studied the business, products and solutions provided by China BAK and took a test drive of electric vehicles powered by BAK batteries. Mr. Jingrui Li,...

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2014-09-01 02:00:40

John Delaney, Wildlife Conservation Society A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions. According to investigators from the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations, previous efforts at protecting fish have focused on saving the largest numbers of species, often at the expense of those species that provide key and difficult-to-replace ecological functions. Many vital ecological...

2014-09-01 08:20:44

STOCKHOLM, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to work together to face some of the main challenges of our time, providing clean drinking water and energy for a growing world population. The theme of 2014 World Water Week is "Energy and Water". Water and energy are interdependent in more ways than not. We need energy for pumping, storing, transporting...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Ossabaw Island Hog
2014-09-02 09:37:37

The Ossabaw Island hog, also known as the Ossabaw Island, is a breed of pig that developed from a herd of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia in the United States. The original population of hogs was brought to the island by the Spaniards during the sixteenth century for the purpose of later consumption, which was a typical practice during Spanish exploration at that time. The pigs became isolated on the island for hundreds of years and had little interaction with domestic pig breeds or...

Skeleton Tarantula, Ephebopus murinus
2014-08-29 11:32:08

The Skeleton Tarantula (Ephebopus murinus) is a species of spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family, a sub-family of Aviculariinae. This New World species is native to several South American countries. Its common name comes from the skeleton-like markings on its legs. The generic name, Ephebopus comes from the Greek meaning “youthful” plus “foot”, and the specific name, murinus is from the Latin meaning “mouse-colored”. The adult E. murinus normally grows to a leg span of...

Western Toad, Anaxyrus Boreas
2014-08-29 10:52:14

The Western Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, or more commonly known as Bufo boreas, is a large toad species of western North America. It grows to between 5.6 and 13 centimeters long. It has a white or cream colored dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval shaped, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It features a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but it lacks cranial crests. Compared...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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