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2014-10-22 23:10:02

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Titanium Dioxide Industry Report, 2014-2017” to its store. Inquire for discount on this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/inquiry.php?name=114943 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Since 2013, global and China titanium dioxide industry has been characteristic of the following: Global titanium dioxide capacity growth suffered stagnation while new capacity was mainly concentrated in...

2014-10-22 23:09:37

Climate scientists, high-profile television, film and theatrical works, and ethical business honored with Pongo Environmental Award at Orang Utan Republik Foundation's Annual Fundraiser. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Actor and activist Ed Begley, Jr. joined leading environmentalists, animal rights activists, and NASA’s climate scientists in Beverly Hills on Sunday, October 19th for the Orang Utan Republik Foundation’s (OURF) annual fundraiser and 2014 Pongo...

2014-10-22 23:08:24

VI invited to serve on newly constituted Working Group that will look at how materials and resources are part of LEED v4. Washington DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Vinyl Institute (VI) today announced that they welcome the opportunity to participate in an initiative previously announced by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to encourage the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings. VI has been invited to join...

2014-10-22 23:06:58

evolvingENERGY comes to Toronto, October 28-30, 2014 Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is bringing together district energy practitioners from across North America for the evolvingENERGY conference in Toronto October 28-30, providing a platform for dialogue across the Canadian district energy industry and exploring the evolution of community energy systems. The conference will focus on the issues pertinent to the district energy...

2014-10-22 23:06:35

Music Lovers Given Chance to Win a Free Yamaha Hybrid Piano with Dealership Demo BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Yamaha once again kicked off its national “Test Drive A Hybrid” promotion to acquaint more consumers with its groundbreaking series of “hybrid” pianos. The growing family of instruments—namely, the AvantGrand N3, N2 and N1, and the NU1 upright—are the only pianos of this type on the market. They are remarkable in that they digitally simulate the sound...

2014-10-22 23:06:14

Veteran energy and utilities professional appointed to distinguished congressional committee New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C has selected Paul A. DeCotis, director of Energy and Utilities at West Monroe Partners, to Chair its Committee on Energy Resource Potential on US Department of Energy Lands. DeCotis has been on the Board of Energy and Environmental Systems for The National Academies for the past seven years and has been...

2014-10-22 23:06:13

New Seattle office headquarters project becomes LEED® silver certified Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, announced today that its new Seattle office has been awarded LEED® silver certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the leading standard for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated...

2014-10-22 23:04:40

A special issue of Rangelands explores California's diverse plant and wildlife species. Meanwhile these articles address changes in agricultural production, land usage, and shifts by people from urban to rural areas all in an attempt to answer the question: "What does this mean for range management?" (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Rangelands—California’s rangelands feature an enormous diversity of plant and wildlife species. Identifying this diversity and how it influences the...

2014-10-22 23:03:36

Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar applications, today announced that it was awarded a $2 million cooperative agreement by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative through its Solar Manufacturing Technology program to deploy a fully integrated solar glass coating manufacturing line at Flextronics' Customer Innovation Center in Milpitas, CA. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar...

2014-10-22 23:02:41

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) designates Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant more environmentally friendly than traditional flame retardant for polyurethane foams. The flame retardant is applicable to upholstered furniture and home construction materials. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced that its Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) as a...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

Persoonia coriacea
2014-10-22 11:50:54

Persoonia coriacea is a species of shrub plant. The species may also be referred to as the leathery-leaf persoonia. It is classified in the Lanceolata group, which is a group of 54 closely related species with similar flowers but very different foliage. Often, these species will interbreed with each other. In the case of P. coriacea, it hybridizes with P. helix. P. coriacea is a small shrub that grows up to 5 feet in height. It has hairy branches and leaves. These narrow greenish-grey...

Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

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