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2012-03-01 20:00:00

Most water used worldwide goes toward feeding people, says report published in PLoS ONE Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 A new report published in the online journal PLoS ONE, analyzing water consumption in 405 river basins around the world, found that water scarcity impacts at least 2.7 billion people for at least one month each year. “Freshwater is a scarce resource; its annual availability is limited and demand is growing,” said Arjen Hoekstra, professor in water...

2011-12-28 08:00:00

By donating a portion of their profits from document scanning services, Digiscribe is helping The Nature Conservancy Plant a Billion Trees. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 Digiscribe, a metro-New-York based document scanning company, is turning scanned documents back into trees by supporting The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees. This is the fourth consecutive year that Digiscribe is donating a portion of their profits from their document scanning services to The Nature...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.