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2014-05-07 23:10:24

5 x Everest Summit Conqueror signs with Zamst. Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports prevention and protective equipment, announced today an endorsement deal with elite mountain climber Melissa Arnot. Since 2001, Arnot, has summited Mt. Everest (29,035 ft) 5 times, and has also led numerous expeditions to some of the worlds tallest peaks such as; Mt Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft) twice, and Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft) among many others on a global...

2014-05-01 20:25:20

READING, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust and the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association today announced Dr. Robert C. Ziegenfus and Victoria Kintzer, two charter members of the Berks County Agricultural Land Preservation Board, are winners of this year's Local Hero Award. The award, which recognizes significant contributions to farmland preservation in Pennsylvania, was presented by Andrew McElwaine, AFT President and CEO, during the Association's...

2014-04-30 23:09:32

Harmony Outdoor Brands, LLC Offers Streamlined “Farm to Yard” Buying Experience Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 In an effort to consolidate the fragmented landscaping and lawn care industry, two major turfgrass producers have joined forces to create a singular company. Harmony Outdoor Brands, LLC represents the joint efforts of Bethel Farms, LLLP and BuySod, Inc, two of the top sod producers in the United States. Bethel Farms started in 1958 as a family-owned, agricultural...

2014-04-30 08:29:04

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Plato, the Island he called Atlantis was located near the Bay of Troy and their wealth was like 'Fort Knox on Steroids'. Over 100 photos illustrate the true story.Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/82172 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/82171 It appears that information from the 2010 publication of this book fell into Greek hands. The satellite photos attached were copied from Google...

2014-04-29 23:14:40

Polar V800 is now Android compatible thanks to an upgrade to the Polar Flow app according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 V800 is the new Bluetooth Smart triathlon watch from the folks at Polar and thanks to a recent update to the Polar Flow app it is now Android compatible says the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Polar Beat's availability on Android devices has expanded and now you can get it also on Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Note II,...

2014-04-28 08:21:37

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f5pkj3/global_airborne) has announced the addition of the "Global Airborne UAV Remote Sensing Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 UAV remote sensing is used to acquire information about material objects or a specified area from the air without any physical contact with the object or area under investigation. Remote sensing data...

2014-04-24 08:26:47

TULSA, Okla, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 61.25 cents per unit for the period Jan. 1 through March 31, 2014, representing the 48(th )distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001. The first-quarter 2014 distribution is 21% higher than the first-quarter 2013 distribution of 50.75 cents per unit and represents a 5% increase over the...

2014-04-23 23:01:26

Increase curb appeal and enhance the look and feel of an entire neighborhood with these simple tips from The Grounds Guys. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 It is getting to be summer time and that means updating the yard. Let the landscaping reflect your personality. Increase curb appeal and enhance the look and feel of an entire neighborhood with these simple tips from The Grounds Guys. Rocks A simple idea to updating your landscape is to create a rock garden. They are easy to...

Ancient Landscape Found Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet
2014-04-18 11:47:38

[ Watch The Video: Ancient Soil Found Under Greenland Ice Sheet ] By Joshua E. Brown, University of Vermont Glaciers are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything—vegetation, soil, and even the top layer of bedrock. So scientists were greatly surprised to discover an ancient tundra landscape preserved under the Greenland Ice Sheet, below two miles of ice. "We found organic soil that has been frozen to the bottom of the...

2014-04-15 23:06:18

Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts by two of Florida’s water management districts: the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD), and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm with four offices in Florida, has been awarded Indefinite...


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Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.