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2015-04-16 08:24:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America drilling waste management market report defines and segments the waste management in drilling market

2015-04-16 08:24:13

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shakeout Basecamp - Emergency Essentials has set up a complete earthquake survival camp in South Jordan.

2015-04-16 08:24:01

Simply by switching to energy-efficient lighting in their tall buildings, businesses in leading cities in the United States could save the country--and themselves--billions of dollars, says Consumer

2015-04-16 08:23:54

Sungevity's New Multi-Media Marketing Campaign Encourages Families to Achieve their Solar Goals through Inspiration and Education OAKLAND, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The future

2015-04-16 08:23:40

HONG KONG, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.

2015-04-16 08:23:34

CANONSBURG, Pa., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) will host a conference call on May 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time (8:00 a.m.

2015-04-16 08:23:30

BELMONT, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.

2015-04-16 08:22:58

GRONINGEN, the Netherlands, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The implementation of smart energy grids in the consumer market is worth between 1 and 3.5 billion euros.

2015-04-16 08:21:40

CHICAGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day, Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying, selling and now servicing new and used cars, has listed the U.S.

2015-04-16 08:20:46

Rhombus' neutron detector to perform measurements on ISS MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.


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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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.