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2015-05-20 16:27:58

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As industrialization and urbanization advances unceasingly in China, environmental issues are of the greatest concern to the public and environmental protection

2015-05-20 16:27:51

TIPTON, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frank Mendonsa, a dairy farmer in Tipton, Calif., and the President of Western United Dairymen was recognized today for his significant

2015-05-20 16:27:14

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Green Building Materials in US$ Million.

2015-05-20 16:26:29

- 100-kilowatt solar installation powers university's parking garage ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida and the University of South Florida St.

2015-05-20 16:23:35

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion launched into space Wednesday aboard an Atlas

2015-05-20 16:22:07

Free report says to adjust seven internal factors SAN JOSE, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mechanisms to increase transit ridership are in the hands of transit authorities.

cahokia flooding
2015-05-20 15:24:49

What caused the fall of Cahokia? These researchers claim it was due to large-scale floods of the Mississippi River.

2015-05-20 12:34:07

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tkvzq/united_kingdom)

2015-05-20 12:33:38

HOPKINTON, Mass., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- STORY HIGHLIGHTS -- The 2014 EMC Sustainability Report is now available, highlighting commitments, successes and

2015-05-20 12:31:09

United Technologies convenes experts at its Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series event to discuss Hong Kong's green building initiatives HONG KONG, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/


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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