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2014-11-20 04:21:06

- Most comprehensive inventory of climate finance available shows that investment fell USD 28 billion from the previous year and remains far below estimates of what is needed. VENICE,

2014-11-20 04:20:56

Gas-fired additions will take centre-stage as the need for cleaner, flexible power production escalates LONDON, Nov.

2014-11-19 23:14:44

Depletion of the world’s ground water has taken the water crisis to the next level.

2014-11-19 23:14:41

Australian Direct Action Technology to Target a Staggering 2.5 Billion Tonnes of Wasteful Emissions Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 Each

2014-11-19 23:13:44

Announcing a Free 30-Day Online Trial of STP's New Gap Analysis Tool for Environmental, Health and Safety Auditors North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB)

2014-11-19 23:13:22

Friends of Science Society has launched its digital billboard campaign across Canada to remind people that “The Sun is the main driver of climate change, not you or CO2” and that “Global

2014-11-19 23:12:57

Clark to focus on Jain’s growing leadership in the Precision Agriculture market promoting conservation of water, energy, and soil. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) November

2014-11-19 23:10:18

Radio interview with Gerald Pollack, PhD, and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne on the seasonal effects of weather on visibility. Grants

2014-11-19 23:09:45

Nevada Rancher Bryan Masini and his family have conserved more than 4000 acres of their ranchlands to benefit sage grouse via conservation easements, pinyon and juniper removal, fencing improvements

2014-11-19 23:06:29

MarketResearchReports.biz has announced the addition of the “Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” report to their offering.


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Dryinus grimaldii
2014-11-19 13:05:38

Dryinus grimaldii is an extinct species of wasp that is classified within the Dryinidae family and was once found in Hispaniola. This species was first discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola and is known from five female individuals. Both the holotype, the original specimen used to describe the species, and the paratype, the individual studied to further describe the species, are encased in orange amber and stored at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City....

Leptofoenus pittfieldae
2014-11-19 13:00:00

Leptofoenus pittfieldae is an extinct species of wasp that lived during the Miocene Burdigalian stage. It was found encased in amber from the island of Hispaniola. This species was described by studying one individual that was found in a piece of amber, mined by the La Toca mine group in the Dominican Republic. Although amber is abundantly mined in that area, no other individuals of this species have been found. The specimen is now located in the University of Kansas Natural History Museum in...

Barbet
2014-11-19 12:20:05

The barbet (Diplacodes luminans) is a species of dragonfly that resides in sub-Saharan areas of Africa. Its range includes Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Somalia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas. It prefers to reside in permanent and seasonal swampy habitats near ponds. This species reaches an average body length between 1.3 and 1.5 inches and both males and females amber markings at the base of the hind wings. Males have yellow and black coloring on the...

Dwarf Percher
2014-11-19 11:24:19

The dwarf percher (Diplacodes pumila) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers to reside in moist wetlands, savannahs, and grasslands. This species highly resembles the black percher, but is smaller. Its population numbers and trends are unknown and it is thought to be threatened by habitat loss due to drought and agricultural practices. No conservation...

Eastern Pondhawk
2014-11-19 10:48:05

The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...

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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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