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Sentinel Telescope May Help Save Us From Earth-Killing Asteroids
2014-04-23 08:04:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Asteroid impacts on Earth – those on the scale of the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago – have been big hits in Hollywood. But in the modern world, are the impacts portrayed in movies like Deep Impact and Armageddon only the stuff of science fiction? The answer is likely no. Scientists continue to warn us of the dangers that lurk in the skies above us and in the past dozen or so years, no less than 26...

2014-04-22 23:16:22

As Earth Day approaches, Harvey’s Market, DC’s healthy butcher shop, discusses the importance of eating sustainably. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Eating meats produced by sustainable agriculture helps celebrate and support this event. Sustainable farming can be described as the practice of farming ecologically. Sustainability means farming a single...

2014-04-22 23:15:19

A recent report in the UK entitled “Climate Control: Brainwashing in Schools” has caused a stir with UK Education Secretary Michael Gove stating publicly that school heads are breaking the law if they are teaching an eco-agenda ideology. Meanwhile the Wall Street Journal recently reported that climate change has conquered campus, and no wonder, since environment, climate change and global warming has formed an integrated curriculum (EIC) across most US states (and much of Canada) for...

2014-04-22 23:14:59

Adopting paperless faxing is a great way to celebrate Earth Day and help the environment says Onlinefaxguide.com - a handy online guide to Internet fax providers. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Utilizing a paperless fax solution is a great way to celebrate this year's Earth Day, says Onlinefaxguide.com, a comprehensive guide to online fax service providers. Moreover, using an Internet or email based fax provider can be much more convenient and cheaper than using a traditional fax machine or...

2014-04-22 23:14:53

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 765 new articles on parasites and parasitic infections. This latest update brings the total of references covering these human and animal diseases to over 67,400. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 765 articles on parasites and parasitic infections. While the site's Research Category extensively covers parasitic organisms that live on or in another host species from which...

2014-04-22 23:14:25

The informative cable television program will air a segment on how consumers can take steps now to save energy this summer. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The producers of Viewpoints Industry TV are proud to announce the launch of a new series, "Energy Saving Solutions". Home energy efficiency can reduce high energy bills, improve comfort, and help to protect the environment. Savings are possible whether building a new home, renovating an existing one, or simply...

2014-04-22 23:14:08

Polar Technology saves CO2 from entering the atmosphere. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 For more than 20 years, the TN-based company Polar Technology, has built a solid reputation in responsible refrigerant reclamation and recovery. Refrigerant emissions, the gases lost from refrigerant devices, are damaging to the environment if not managed effectively. In effort to regulate these harmful gases the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) holds all refrigerant system holders...

2014-04-22 23:13:23

Discover Solar, an online and offline solar lead generation platform connecting homeowners with discounted bids from trusted companies for solar panel installation and solar lease financing, announced a strong first quarter performance in 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Launched in December 2013, http://www.discoversolar.org encourages solar technology by reducing the cost to install solar in households by comparing competitive price quotes from multiple solar installers.This...

2014-04-22 23:12:44

WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California suggests that the recent March earthquakes are a warning to be prepared. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 As spring takes root and 2014 takes off running, WorkSafe Technologies of Northern California looks back at the events that shook California in the month of March. According to the USGS over 200 Earthquakes shook California in March, 2014. WorkSafe takes this as a sign of things to come. Among the average temblors, two significant March...

2014-04-22 23:12:39

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Launches New Biodegradable Coffee Bags as Part of ProductBio’s Inaugural “Clear and Green” Campaign La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In celebration of Earth Day, specialty coffee retailer, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, announced its participation in the first ever “Clear and Green” campaign, aimed at providing transparency about where products originate and how they are produced. The campaign, hosted by ProductBio, is working with local businesses in...


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Blue-tailed Damselfly, Ischnura elegans
2014-04-24 12:47:00

The blue-tailed damselfly (Ischnura elegans) is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia and Europe. Its range includes Albania, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Pakistan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, among many other areas. It can be found near many still and slow moving water source including salt waters, but is not found near acidic waters. The blue-tailed damselfly varies in appearance depending...

White Faced Darter, Leucorrhinia dubia
2014-04-22 14:10:38

The white-faced darter (Leucorrhinia dubia), also known as the small whiteface, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in northern areas of Europe and northwestern areas of Asia. Its range includes Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, the Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, among other areas. It prefers to reside in bogs near lakes and other water sources with abundant tree cover. It can be seen between May and July in Great Britain, but is active during...

Hartweg’s Pine, Pinus hartwegii
2014-04-22 13:27:36

Hartweg’s pine (Pinus hartwegii) is found growing in the mountains of  Mexico and Central America east to Honduras. This tree was discovered and named in 1838 by Karl Hartweg. The Hartweg’s pine is related to the Pinus Montezuma species which has shorter needles, as well as smaller cones and grows at lower altitudes. The Hartweg Pine grows at altitudes of 8200-14100 feet above sea level forming the alpine tree line in the higher mountains of Mexico. This pine tolerates dry winters,...

Termitaradus mitnicki
2014-04-22 12:18:11

Termitaradus mitnicki is an extinct species of true bug that once lived during the Miocene Burdigalian age. It was discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola. The amber holds one female specimen, the only specimen from which the species is known, that is housed at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum. It was first described by Michael S. Engel who published his findings in the Zookeys online journal in 2009. It is thought that Termitaradus mitnicki resided in...

Nesagapostemon
2014-04-22 12:04:18

Nesagapostemon is a genus that holds one species of extinct sweat bee, known as Nesagapostemon moronei, which once lived during the Miocene period. It is known from a single female specimen encased in amber that was mined on the island of Hispaniola. The amber holds bubbles and three worker bees of another species, hindering the visibility of the Nesagapostemon specimen. This species was named after Ettore Morone and was first described by Dr. Michael S. Engel in the ZooKeys online journal in...

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