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2014-10-29 23:06:09

SHIFT Energy Inc., and EllisDon announced their partnership and plans to jointly launch a comprehensive, automated Energy Optimization System (EOS™) for Canadian and international healthcare facilities. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Saint John’s SHIFT Energy Inc., and EllisDon, a Mississauga-based company, announced their partnership and plans to jointly launch a comprehensive, automated Energy Optimization System (EOS™) for Canadian and international healthcare facilities....

2014-10-29 23:05:32

THS’ newest service solution offers significant benefits and cost savings for owners of Honda Civic hybrid models produced between 2003 and 2011, new opportunity for dealers Gainesville, Virginia (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network of dealers committed to providing expert care for hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs), announced today that they have released an industry-leading Auxiliary Cooling Fan Kit for Honda Civic HEVs that is designed to...

2014-10-29 23:04:39

An article featured in the current issue of Castanea takes a long view at whether former farmlands that were burned each winter could return to something resembling their original woods or grow into an new ecosystem once the burning stopped. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Castanea – In the southeastern United States, large forested areas were cleared, farmed, abandoned, and then burned to keep grasses under control. Some areas have been allowed to grow back into forests in recent decades, but...

2014-10-29 23:01:53

eReflect is proud to host a guest blog by Cli-Fi activist Dan Bloom, who’s announcing that the nominations for the official movie awards known as “The Cliffies” are scheduled for publication in February 2015. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 CliFi activist Dan Bloom recently announced the official establishment of the “Cliffies” movies awards. The Cli-Fi movie award nominations will be announced in early 2015. The Cliffies will honor and celebrate any...

2014-10-29 23:01:09

The Heartland Institute comments on the fact that earlier this month, the Health Board of Brown County, Wisconsin was among the first government agencies in the U.S. to declare wind turbines a “human health hazard.”. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Earlier this month, the Health Board of Brown County, Wisconsin was among the first government agencies in the U.S. to declare wind turbines a “human health hazard.” Local residents say the noise frequency from the Duke Energy...

2014-10-29 23:00:25

Dedication Ceremony October 31, 2014 North Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has announced that the Ron McManus Memorial Reef is official. Known as PA-04, the reef is located five miles from the Little River Inlet’s south jetty. “We are proud to commemorate Ron with a reef named in his honor. His tireless dedication to our State’s artificial reef system has had an impact not only on North Myrtle Beach, but the entire...

2014-10-29 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association's President and CEO Hal Quinn called EPA's notice requesting alternatives to the agency's power plant rules a frank admission that the proposal is a glorious mess. "The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) notice requesting comments on alternatives for its Costly Power Plan is a frank admission that the plan is a 'glorious mess' forcing the agency to deploy procedural belts and suspenders to hold it...

2014-10-29 16:23:19

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's wind energy industry members today confirmed their desire to remain an active partner in Quebec's energy discussion as the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 30th Annual Conference concluded at the Palais des congrès in Montréal. Quebec's wind energy sector has already generated significant benefits throughout Quebec, particularly eastern Quebec and Montreal. It continues to favorably position itself to serve new markets....

2014-10-29 16:23:00

Offsetters' Life Cycle Study confirms that copy paper made from agricultural waste is one of the most sustainable copy papers available VANCOUVER, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions and Prairie Paper Ventures Inc. (Prairie Paper) have released an updated life cycle report that reconfirms copy paper made from agricultural waste, like wheat straw, as one of the most sustainable copy papers in the world. Offsetters, one of North America's leading carbon...

2014-10-29 16:22:58

Lighting innovator expands assembly and testing capabilities with LEED-certified building ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expands its U.S. operations with the opening of a new LEED-certified facility recently. The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite's product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company's first full showroom on the West Coast. Located in the Anaheim Concourse...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

Chiricahua Leopard Frog, Lithobates chiricahuensis or Rana chiricahuensis
2014-10-29 12:41:14

The Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis or Rana chiricahuensis) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family that is located in Mexico and the United States. Its natural habitats include temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, open excavations, and ponds. It is threatened by loss of habitat and chytrid fungus to such a degree...

Asiatic Grass Frog, Rana chensinensis
2014-10-29 12:37:54

The Asiatic Grass Frog (Rana chensinensis), known also as the Chinese Brown Frog, is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It can be found in China, Mongolia, possibly North Korea, and possibly Russia. Its natural habitats include temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, irrigated land, and pastureland. It is threatened by loss of habitat. In China, it is hunted for use...

Gopher Frog, Rana capito
2014-10-29 11:26:34

The Gopher Frog (Rana capito) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is native to the Southeastern United States. It mostly inhabits the threatened sand hill communities, flatwoods, and scrub in the Atlantic coastal plain where it is normally found near ponds. The two subspecies include the Carolina Gopher Frog (R. c. capito), and Florida Gopher Frog (R. c. aesopus). The Dusky Gopher Frog (T. sevosa) had formerly been considered a subspecies but was elevated to a species...

Long-Legged Wood Frog, Rana macrocnemis
2014-10-29 11:23:16

The Long-Legged Wood Frog (Rana macrocnemis), known also as the Caucasus Frog or the Uludag Frog, is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It can be found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, Turkey, and Turkmenistan. Its natural habitats include boreal forests, temperate forests, temperate shrubland, tropical or subtropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland, rivers and intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes,...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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