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2014-08-26 08:32:34

Detailed Field Information Enables Better Decision Making and Simpler Collaboration BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has launched two applications that work together within its Connected Farm(TM) Web-based management solution that provide farmers and their trusted advisors with more detailed field information, which can enable better farm-management decisions. The announcement was made at the Farm Progress Show. The solution...

2014-08-26 08:25:38

Launches Year-Long Sustainability 360 Program on Wildfires, Drought and Water Issues, Climate Science and Native American Cultural Sustainability FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, wildfire season is trending longer, larger and more extreme. As fires continue to blaze in the West, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is launching a multi-part series, designed to provide education on critical issues related to wildfires. The series features expert commentary,...

2014-08-26 08:25:34

New Energy System Part of Campus GHG Reduction Plan WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On?Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, is now operating a 75 kW combined heat and power (CHP) system providing an On-Site energy solution to Wolman Hall student housing at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland....

2014-08-26 08:25:32

Advanced bioreactor technology removes contaminants from complex industrial waste streams using a high-performing biological process DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today its commercial launch of an integrated bioreactor system to efficiently remove organic and inorganic contaminants from a wide range of industrial wastewater streams. Honeywell's UOP XCeed(TM) bioreactor system, based on Honeywell's immobilized...

2014-08-26 08:25:19

During its first year in operation, the $0-down solar system at Uesugi Farms has generated significant capital. GILROY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2013, Vista Solar installed a 792kW solar system on a block of fallow, unusable land at Uesugi Farms. In the first year of operation, the solar system generated over $100,000 in savings and has offset the farm's electric bill by more than 90%. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139368 The savings...

2014-08-26 08:25:12

This significant achievement marks the third time in the past four years they have won the award, further solidifying their status as the favorite solar provider for San Diego home and business owners SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Solar, one of California's leading commercial and residential solar installers since 1998 has won the prestigious UT San Diego Readers Poll again in 2014. The award, announced August 24 by the UT San Diego, has become an annual...

2014-08-26 08:25:08

Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform to help the US' 2nd-largest utility deliver benefits to customers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, announced today that it has been selected by National Grid, one of the largest utilities in the world with more than eight million customers in Northeastern US, to deploy the Trilliant's Smart Grid Communications Platform for Volt/VAR Optimization. The project will...

2014-08-26 08:24:35

Partnership provides next generation solar conversion solution, enabled by high performance Gallium Nitride (GaN) power conversion products GOLETA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transphorm Inc. announced today that it is partnering with Tata Power Solar, to introduce India's most efficient solar inverter using Transphorm's patented EZ-GaN(TM )technology. This collaboration enhances Tata Power Solar's position as a solar solutions and technology leader, by launching inverters...

2014-08-26 08:24:16

HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyanco Holding Corporation ("Cyanco") today announced the successful ramp up of the latest capacity expansion of its sodium cyanide solution plant in Winnemucca, Nevada, bringing capacity from 93,000 to 110,000 metric tons per year. The latest Winnemucca expansion is another step in Cyanco's growth strategy in the North American market. In a series of very capital efficient steps, the Winnemucca plant capacity has been expanded from 39,000...

2014-08-26 08:23:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Solar Power Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The solar energy potential in India is vast because of its suitable geographic location near the Equator. The country receives almost 3,000 hours of sunshine yearly, which is equivalent to 5,000 trillion kWh of energy, making solar energy the best-suited energy source. The Solar Power...


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Maud Island Frog, Leiopelma pakeka
2014-08-22 10:38:14

The Maud Island frog is native to New Zealand, first discovered in the 1940’s. Originally classified as the same species as the Hamilton’s frog, it was reclassified in 1998 as its own species. The Maud Island frog is one of the oldest species known. It has been in existence for roughly 200 million years. In 2006, 60 Maud Island frogs were introduced to a predator free sanctuary. Thirty others were also released outside the sanctuary for comparison. In February 2008, 13 juvenile frogs...

Palawan Horned Frog, Megophrys ligayae
2014-08-21 11:52:00

The Palawan horned frog is native to the Philippines where the habitat is tropical or subtropical dry forests, moist lowland forests, moist shrub land, and rivers. Habitat loss is a contributing factor in the reduction of the population of this species. It is listed as endangered on the IUCN list. The color of this species is a light brown or grey with two ridges running down the back and a dark triangular patch behind the dark brown eyes. It has a large and wide head with a pointed snout....

Long-Nosed Horned Frog, Megophrys nasuta
2014-08-21 11:45:09

The long-nosed horned frog is also known as the Malayan horned frog or the Malayan leaf frog. The habitat of this species is in rain forest areas, where it is cool and damp, ranging from southern Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia to Singapore, Sumatra and Borneo. The body length of the long-nosed horned frog is around four inches. It is light to dark brown in color with camouflaged markings to blend in with the forest floor. The throat is dark in color spreading to a cream color halfway on the...

Mindanao Horned Frog, Megophrys stejnegeri
2014-08-21 10:47:27

The Mindanao horned frog, also known as the Southeast Asian horned toad, is native to the Philippines and found only on the island of Mindanao. The habitat of this frog is tropical and subtropical moist forests, near ponds and rivers. The Mindanao horned frog can be found in elevations up to 1.5 miles as long as it has an ample water supply for breeding. The Mindanao horned frog has a large head and mouth in comparison to the body. It also has pointed horn-like humps sticking out above the...

Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus, tropicalis
2014-08-21 10:26:56

The western clawed frog is also known as the tropical clawed frog and is found widespread in the regions of Nigeria, Liberia, Gambia, Guinea, Cameroon, the Ivory coast, and surrounding areas. The habitat for the western clawed frog is moist areas in tropical and subtropical rivers, lakes, marshes, swamps, agricultural ponds, and canals. The body color of the western clawed frog is light to dark brown and covered with grey and black spots. The eyes protrude up from the head. Tubercles...

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