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2015-05-22 04:20:55

MADISON, New Jersey, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceskaa Market Research ( https://ceskaa.com/shop/advanced-materials/global-activated-carbon-market) has announced the

2015-05-21 23:09:58

Balius Compliance Services Inc., subsidiary of Balius Energy, Inc., hosted a Lesser Prairie Chicken seminar in Hays. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) May 21, 2015

2015-05-21 23:09:30

WattzOn, a leading provider of web and mobile engagement tools that help people save energy and money, has partnered with the City of Bozeman to assist residents in saving energy through the Bozeman

2015-05-21 23:08:33

Veolia’s environmental monitoring technology division, Endetec, has entered into an exclusive North American distribution agreement with VWR to distribute TECTA™ B16, an automated microbiology

2015-05-21 23:08:16

2015 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) annual update reveals progress in structural investment; impressive gains in Quality & Safety, says DuPont JOHANNESBURG

2015-05-21 23:07:48

After several months of deliberation and appeal, the Ad Standards Council of Canada posted its ruling today on the Friend of Science Society’s digital climate change billboard campaign that

2015-05-21 23:05:48

Lightning in a Bottle & Permaculture Action Build an Outdoor Sustainability Classroom, and on September 12-16, Symbiosis Gathering will be hosting its Elemental Alchemy Permaculture Immersive.

2015-05-21 23:04:02

According to the new report from BCC Research, the global market for hazardous waste management reached $23.8 billion in 2013 and nearly $25.9 billion in 2014.

2015-05-21 23:02:33

Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of the child’s life may be associated with an increased risk of a child developing autism spectrum disorder,

2015-05-21 23:01:15

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications recently added new box sizes of its Stainless Steel Bird Spikes to its comprehensive lineup


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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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