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2015-03-30 12:24:16

-- Duke Energy, Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor, Battery Innovation Center partner on clean energy initiative INDIANAPOLIS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Can renewable energy

2015-03-30 12:24:03

Michelle Obama and Laura Bush to Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of Cause to Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial in 2016 WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

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2015-03-30 12:06:54

The Pacific striped marlin are being consistently overfished because we just don't know enough about them. However, this new study may help reduce this.

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2015-03-30 11:30:32

A bizarre bulge approximately half as tall as Mount Kilimanjaro has been found on Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system.

2015-03-30 08:38:22

DALLAS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Air Quality Monitoring Equipment Market by Product (Portable, Fixed Gas, Dust & Particulate

2015-03-30 08:34:13

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RAAM Global Energy Company ("RAAM" or the "Company") is postponing its conference call for investors and analysts to discuss financial

2015-03-30 08:25:25

16MW project to be one of the largest tracker installations to date in Mexico FREMONT, Calif., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXTracker, designer and manufacturer of the world's most

2015-03-30 08:25:20

Largest commitment to NFF's tree-planting program kicks off with Boxed Water's "Retree Project" LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Boxed Water, an environmentally conscious

2015-03-30 08:25:13

One of Nation's Largest Retail Energy Providers Selects Sunrun Solar for its First Renewable Energy Service Offering SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-30 08:24:46

SHANGHAI, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Power, Inc.


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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  • Large; stout; burly.
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