Latest Mead Stories

2014-06-25 12:35:51

Kensington partners with Mead® to offer classic classroom designs on modern accessories for 7" and 10" tablets REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remember how neat, organized and cool you felt when you roamed the school halls with your backpack slung over one shoulder and your Trapper Keeper tucked inside? Kensington, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.((TM)) mobile accessories, is bringing its iconic Trapper Keeper(®) and Pee-Chee back with a...

2011-04-12 07:49:08

By Diana Lutz, Washington University in St. Louis Both migration and evolution played a role in the adaptation of shootingstars to warmer temperatures after the last ice age. Many scientists are concerned that plant and animal species may face extinction due to global warming, but biologists at Washington University in St. Louis are trying to predict exactly what will happen to them. Which species will migrate? Which evolve? Which change their behavior? Which become extinct? Rather than peer...

2010-12-20 11:56:00

Accord announced by U.S. Interior Secretary Salazar sets stage for future environmental progress MEXICO CITY, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bi-national pact announced today to allow Mexico to store a portion of its annual allocation from the Colorado River--up to 260,000 acre-feet over three years--in the largest U.S. reservoir--Lake Mead--sets the stage for progress on environmental issues in ongoing talks between the two countries, according to Environmental Defense Fund....

2008-10-13 03:00:26

By Benoit, Zach Airport officials and consultants laid out details of a proposed 20-year master plan for Billings Logan International Airport at a public meeting Tuesday evening. The meeting, designed to gather public input on the proposed plans, drew a crowd of about two dozen people and mostly focused on possible changes to runways, airport structures and parking. Representatives from Mead and Hunt Inc., hired by the airport to draw up the master plan, were on hand to go over the...

2008-02-12 15:15:00

Analysis of current and scheduled use and human-induced climate change sparks urgent warning from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San DiegoThere is a 50 percent chance Lake Mead, a key source of water for millions of people in the southwestern United States, will be dry by 2021 if climate changes as expected and future water usage is not curtailed, according to a pair of researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Without Lake Mead and neighboring...

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2012-06-18 10:26:07

Symbol: ASME Group: Dicot Family: Asclepiadaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IA, IL, IN, KS, MO, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

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