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2013-09-05 23:05:00

Tennis’ Nick Saviano of world-class tennis academy, Saviano High Performancve Tennis (Plantation, FL) signs sgreement with Wilson Tennis and extends an exclusive relationship with the leading brand in tennis. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 As tennis fans enjoy the year’s final major, US Open sponsor, Wilson Tennis, confirmed an extended relationship with Nick Saviano and Saviano High Performance Tennis (SHPT). The combination of Wilson’s proven track record as the tool of choice for...

Study Shows Pest-eating Birds Mean Money For Coffee Growers
2013-09-05 11:34:36

Stanford University This is the first time scientists have assigned a monetary value to the pest-control benefits rainforest birds can provide to agriculture. Their study could provide the framework for pest management that helps both farmers and biodiversity. In recent years, Stanford biologists have found that coffee growers in Costa Rica bolster bird biodiversity by leaving patches of their plantations as untouched rainforest. The latest finding from these researchers suggests...

2013-08-21 23:27:45

Repairs and upgrades to existing Plantation screen enclosures and sunrooms played a big role in an increase in Plantation sales volume for the first half of 2013, said Chris Noe, president of Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami. First-half 2013 sales in Plantation topped those for all of last year in the Broward County community, Noe said. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The abilities of Venetian Builders, Inc., to upgrade sunrooms and screen enclosures that were built before the current...

2013-07-30 23:03:25

The purchase of the 3,435 acre San Jose farm in Nicaragua’s RAAS this week marks the completion of EcoPlanet Bamboo’s initial target of restoring 10,000 acres of degraded pastureland into biodiverse bamboo forests. Barrington, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The purchase of the 3,435 acre San Jose farm in Nicaragua’s RAAS this week marks the completion of EcoPlanet Bamboo’s initial target of restoring 10,000 acres of degraded pastureland into biodiverse bamboo forests. The conversion of...

Hunting Threating Collapse of African Forests
2013-07-23 12:32:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from several universities are warning that current hunting trends in Africa could create complete ecological collapse for entire forest systems. A group from the Universities of Stirling, Oxford, Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society said the current rate of hunting of forest elephants, gorillas and other seed-dispersing species is unsustainable and threatens the ability of forest ecosystems to regenerate....

2013-05-30 23:00:53

Programa Biosfera represents a bilateral collaboration between Brazil and the Netherlands, and focuses on the industrialization of bamboo as a material that can assist Brazil in the shift towards such a biobased economy. Sabotagelaan 1, 9727 CL Groningen, The Netherlands (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The transition towards a sustainable biobased economy requires the utilization of renewable resources, maintaining a balance between extraction and replacement. It requires a systematic approach to...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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