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2014-09-26 12:23:42

The Nordic Heritage Museum presents Odin's Eye, October 10 - November 9 SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nordic Heritage Museum is proud to participate in Seattle's Taste of Iceland with the upcoming exhibition Odin's Eye. Odin's Eye, sponsored by Iceland Naturally and Icelandair Cargo, features work inspired by Norse mythology from eight Icelandic and American artists. There will be a reception for Museum members and special guests on Thursday, October 9, and the...

2014-09-25 23:13:41

Non-profit providing free quality education to Albanians Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Almooc, a non-profit organization that provides free education to Albanians, has partnered with EDUonGo, a cloud-based learning platform that hosts online academies. Currently, Almooc provides education to over 10,000 Albanian-speaking students, offering courses in English, Math, Physics and Coding. EDUonGo will serve as Almooc’s primary learning platform from which instructors will deliver...

2014-09-25 23:09:46

Experts across Europe are joining together at the European Heat Pump Association conference in Brussells on 2nd October 2014 to discuss sustainable and affordable heating (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 European experts in renewable heating technology meet at the upcoming European Heat Pump Association conference in Brussels to discuss the case for sustainable and affordable heating across Europe’s cities. Heat pumps are an established and reliable technology to reduce import dependency by...

2014-09-25 23:07:32

Virtual reality immersive therapy being used in largest neurorehabilitation centre in UK London (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 VirtualRehab® today announced it is the first virtual reality platform to receive CE mark approval as a medical device manufacturer from the European Commission and the only certified motion capture physical rehabilitation software using Microsoft Kinect® and Leap Motion™ VR technology approved by the EU to develop both hardware and software for medical...

2014-09-25 23:04:09

The Europe Cereal Ingredients market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-cereal-ingredients-9531194351.html (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Europe Cereal Ingredients market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The market is estimated to grow from around $175.9 million in 2014 to $224.0 million by 2019, at a CAGR of...

2014-09-25 08:24:51

MIAMI, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataXpand (www.dataxpand.com), the Audience Data Marketplace with truly global scale and reach, announced today a new integration with marketing software and analytics platform, Turn (www.turn.com). This new relationship will enable Turn clients to access DataXpand's global audience data for expanded reach in markets in Latin America, Europe and among US Hispanics. DataXpand's platform provides rich, targeted data for global markets. Through...

2014-09-25 04:21:59

CARDIFF, Wales, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbec-Orion Group Limited, ("Simbec-Orion" or the "Group"), the specialist global Contract Research Organisation (CRO) offering all phases of development in Europe, North America and Australia focused on early and late stage clinical development and a leader in oncology and orphan diseases, will attend the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress to be held September 26-30 in Madrid, Spain....

2014-09-24 23:05:17

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Passive Optical Network (PON) Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Passive optical network (PON) is a point to multipoint telecommunication network. PON is a fiber to home/premises (FFTH/FFTP) architecture which serves multi premises through unpowered optical splitters and a single...

2014-09-24 20:22:26

HELSINKI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The extreme right has hijacked Finland's national symbols. The same is also happening elsewhere in Europe. Now a new national identity is being designed for Finland by the neighbouring country Sweden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148131 This goodwill initiative for a more open and positive Finland is called "Finland Redesign". One of Sweden's most influential designers Henrik Nygren is working on a new identity, which...

2014-09-24 20:21:27

EDINBURGH, Scotland, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Delta-ee research sheds light on the battle for the connected home in Europe The connected home prize is potentially huge - with energy emerging as a leading entry point into the home. Delta-ee's latest research shows that nearly 0.5 million smart thermostats have been installed in Europe over the last 2 years. This is one of the findings revealed by Delta-ee this week as they launch the Connected Home...


Latest Europe Reference Libraries

Gotland Sheep
2014-10-07 10:25:01

The Gotland sheep, also known as the Gotland pelt, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed on the Island of Gotland in Sweden during the 1920’s and 1930’s. It is thought the breed was developed by crossbreeding the native Gute sheep with the Karakuls and Romanov breeds. Although the native Gute sheep still resides on the island, it is considered a rare breed. The Gotland sheep, sometimes called the improved Gotland, can be found in many other areas including Australia, New...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Hucul Pony
2014-04-17 10:10:15

The Hucul Pony also known as the Carpathian  is a small pony from the Carpathian Mountains, in Ukraine and Romania. The name comes from a small group of ethnic Hutsul people. The breed was around before the Hutsul people and was first mentioned in writing about 400 years ago. Originally named the “Mountain Tarpan” the pony was used by the Austro-Hungarian Army. The first stud farm was established in Romania in 1856 and several different breeds were carefully bred for purity. In 1922,...

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