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2015-05-22 12:26:51

PEARLAND, Texas, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighbors Emergency Center announced the opening of its newest emergency center in Orange, Texas.

2015-05-22 12:23:55

DUBLIN, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jh6hq5/asia_pacific)

2015-05-22 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency today urged residents to prepare for possible severe weather during Hurricane Preparedness Week,

2015-05-22 12:23:45

New Technology Being Offered to Households, Businesses Through 2017 JACKSON, Mich., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Improved service is now available to nearly 500,000 Consumers Energy

eastern diamondback fires
2015-05-22 09:57:43

These Eastern diamondbacks are pyromaniacs, and they rely on an environment that's disappearing quickly.

2015-05-22 08:31:20

Verizon Wireless Offers Tips for Keeping Families in Touch and Georgians Safe ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic

2015-05-22 08:23:26

Calling for Climate Action, Shareholders Ask FirstEnergy and Great Plains Energy to Address Coal Pollution by Setting Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets OAKLAND, Calif., May 22, 2015

2015-05-22 08:23:11

LONDON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the discovery of DDT in the 1940s, chemical pesticides were largely used in farming [https://www.visiongain.com/Sector/226/Food-Drink

2015-05-22 08:23:07

Corals Adapting to Climate Change LANDOVER, Md., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) witnessed a massive

2015-05-22 08:22:55

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inside EPA reports that it is likely that CCS is not in the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) rule sent by EPA to OMB for interagency


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
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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