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2014-08-19 00:20:57

SunPower Choice Offers Customer Savings with Solar Electricity from Day One for No Money Down SAN JOSE, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has launched SunPower® Choice, a new pilot leasing program to help residential customers in Melbourne, Australia, finance a SunPower solar system for no money down. As part of the program, SunPower will install its high efficiency solar panels for qualified Melbourne homeowners, providing...

2014-08-18 23:09:46

Clean Earth, Inc. ranks among the best waste companies in North America according to Waste 360™. Hatboro, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Clean Earth, Inc. a leader in recycling contaminated soils, dredge, and drill cuttings, announced today the company ranks # 22 on the Waste 100 List of 2014 according to the Waste 360™ publication. New to this list as of 2014, Clean Earth, Inc. impressively ranks among the top 25. Earlier this year Clean Earth ranked # 13 on New Jersey’s Top...

2014-08-18 23:09:40

Friends of Science Society has sent a letter to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) asking them to review the ethics of the Stephan Lewandowsky paper “NASA Faked the Moon Landing…” published in Psychological Science journal, stating that paper violates ethical and empirical standards. Friends of Science also note that the journal is “the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology” but the data base in the Lewandowsky et al (2013) paper did not include a single blog that...

2014-08-18 23:05:39

Save Our Citrus campaign aims to prevent the spread of deadly citrus diseases. Riverdale, MD (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today launched a Save Our Citrus, Move It AND Lose It campaign to raise awareness in citrus-producing states about the risk of spreading deadly citrus diseases by moving citrus trees. “It’s no longer as simple as buying a citrus tree road side to bring home,” says Abby Yigzaw, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health...

2014-08-18 23:04:24

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) reminds the public that the integrated mosquito management methods currently employed by organized mosquito and vector control districts and endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are comprehensive and specifically tailored to safely counter each stage of the mosquito life cycle. Mount Laurel, N.J. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA)...

2014-08-18 23:03:56

The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-pesticides-5035295624.html (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Europe Pesticide Market report defines and segments the pesticides market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The pesticides market in Europe is estimated to grow from $12,855.41 million in 2013 to $15,872.44 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 4.3% from...

2014-08-18 23:02:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Smart Solar Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Browse full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-solar-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The increasing energy requirement leading to the depletion of natural energy resources, increasing electricity bills and pollution has created the need for the...

2014-08-18 23:02:27

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to environmental education and science. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Three students who participated in the Army Educational Outreach Program’s eCYBERMISSION competition were recognized at a White House ceremony last week, which honored young innovators in environmental sciences and protection. Their team advisor and another eCYBERMISSION team advisor were also recognized at the event. The students, Daniel Burgess, Joey...

2014-08-18 23:02:16

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the 10th Edition of the Herbicide Handbook is now available for purchase. The handbook offers comprehensive information of more than 230 herbicides in the U.S. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced the availability of the 10th edition of its popular Herbicide Handbook – a trusted resource used by educators, researchers, growers, extension agents, government officials,...

2014-08-18 23:01:27

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that PowerMundo, a Colorado-based international social enterprise, was selected as 1 of 10 winners in a field of 563 applicants in the latest IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest. The IDB awarded $100,000 to support PowerMundo’s proposal entitled, “Digital Diesel: Pay As You Go Financing for Solar Energy in Rural Peru”. Denver, Colorado and Lima, Peru (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 PowerMundo is an IDB Award Winner. The Inter-American...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Mount Price
2014-08-19 10:51:33

Mount Price is a stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Garibaldi Ranges and reaches an elevation of 6,732 feet, rising above the lake at its western side and the land and other volcanos surrounding it. In the past, this volcano has been known by many names including Red Mountain, Fissile Peak, and Clinker Mountain. It and many other volcanos are protected within the Garibaldi Provincial Park, which also features rich habitats with abundant wildlife....

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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