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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.

2015-04-16 08:20:31

TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning Honda Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/), boasting the highest EPA city fuel economy rating of any

2015-04-16 08:21:46

It’s no secret that the earth’s natural oil and gas reserves are running out.

2015-04-16 04:21:11

Over half of Americans don't think our society is sufficiently focused on the environment, though they are becoming less inclined to see environmental and economic goals as aligned NEW

2015-04-16 04:21:08

Leading developer behind four new solar parks featuring high-quality HSL 60 Poly Modules SEOUL, South Korea, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd.

2015-04-15 23:12:40

April 15: Global futurist and best selling author Jack Uldrich will deliver his keynote “The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow's Trends, Today” to North Carolina’s

2015-04-15 23:10:04

Advanced Energy Capital (“AEC”) is now an approved Market Partner of the Con Edison Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Program and will now provide flexible and affordable financing

2015-04-15 23:04:53

Leading supplier of explosion proof and industrial grade lighting equipment Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered generator with a manual crank mast.


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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