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2014-07-08 16:25:36

PLANTATION, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Information Resource Center(SM) has announced the winners of its 16th annual Web Health Awards(SM) which honors the nation's best digital health resources. Solstice Benefits won a bronze award in the Health Insurer Division, Medical Education Category for its member wellness piece, Steer Clear of Cancer: Keep your Smile Healthy. A panel of 32 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze and...

2014-07-03 23:09:05

Training at Saviano's in Sunshine State has created ray of hope for Bouchard’s bigtime tennis goals. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 She’s won 28 of her last 32 matches on Wimbledon’s lawns ranging from three Junior Championship trophies to former WTA top-5 Daniela Hantuchova, Silvia Soler-Espinosa Andrea Petkovic, Alize Cornet, and Angelique Kerber. She’s three for three in making Grand Slam semifinals in 2014, getting to the penultimate match at both the Australian Open...

2014-02-18 23:31:49

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) already has an important role for agarwood where it is used to relieve spasms and pain, treat the digestive system, regulate the vital organs (heart, lungs, liver), and to lower and redirect energy levels to support the kidneys. It is also used to treat tightness in the chest, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and asthma. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 In a new investment programme, Asia Plantation Capital is engaging various academics in Southeast Asia to...

2014-02-04 08:23:11

WALNUT, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) issued the following update on the Giant King Grass project in Nicaragua. VIASPACE previously announced that it has entered into a contract with AGRICORP, the largest rice company in Nicaragua, and is growing Giant King Grass on land owned by them. The Giant King Grass is growing well in Nicaragua, and VIASPACE and AGRICORP have agreed to form a partnership to build a 12 MW biomass power plant fueled by Giant...

2014-01-21 23:28:47

An initiative started over half a century ago by Prospect Plantation in Ocho Rios to protect the Jamaican environment has been hugely successful given the support it has garnered from luminaries around the world. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Business savvy and Philanthropist Joseph J. Issa, has hailed as a huge success, the ‘plant a tree’ programmer at Prospect Plantation that has been promoting green field development long before climate change became a concern. “Judging by the number...

2014-01-16 12:33:23

Prices for forestry lands in Uruguay have more than doubled since 2006 BOSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, more than three quarters of all Latin American plantation forests owned by overseas financial investors, were in just two countries, Brazil and Uruguay. As prices for agricultural land soar in those countries, timberland investors are exploring other Latin American countries to invest in. The future investment prospects for Latin American Plantation Forests are the subject of...

2014-01-13 23:00:38

On 5-6 March, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, CMT is hosting its 4th RubberPLANT Summit to delve into rubber price movement, plantation techniques and productivity in a sluggish global economy, plus the emergence of new rubber producing countries like Cambodia, Myanmar and Gabon. To be attended by key officials, global investors, plantation owners, economists, the summit is slated to be a major business platform for the rubber community worldwide. Phnom Penh, Cambodia (PRWEB) January 14,...

2013-12-18 23:23:41

Banana Growth Heading North for the Next 50 Years NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Research scientists at Florida International University say that climate change during the next 50 years will result in opportunities for Latin America's banana crop to expand northward to plantations with more favorable growing conditions. The study was published in the current edition of the science journal Ecological Economics. Brian Machovina and Kenneth J. Feeley, authors of the study, examined...

2013-12-18 11:28:03

Forest geneticists at Oregon State University have created genetically modified poplar trees that grow faster, have resistance to insect pests and are able to retain expression of the inserted genes for at least 14 years, a report in the Canadian Journal of Forest Research just announced. The trees are one of the best successes to date in the genetic modification of forest trees, a field that is much less advanced than GMO products in crop agriculture. The advance could prove especially...


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