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2014-03-12 08:22:56

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ceremony held last night at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation's President and Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth L. Littlefield presented SunEdison with an award for Renewable Resources for their work in South Africa on the 60 MW (megawatt) Boshof solar park project. The "Impact Awards" were an inaugural event for OPIC, the U.S. Government's Development Finance Institution. "Receiving an award from...

Alternative To Sustainable Fisheries
2012-07-16 10:55:08

Biologists from Kiel and Vancouver present a simple way to estimate Maximum Sustainable Yield Up to now, methods to estimate the maximum sustainable yield (MSY) of fish stocks are very complex and, as a consequence, expensive. However, Dr Rainer Froese, biologist with GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany) and Dr Steven Martell, biologist with the University of British Columbia (Canada) have recently presented a new, much simpler method to estimate the MSY. This method...

2009-10-07 12:01:00

Major Clean Energy Job Creation Boom Seen for Economically Struggling Hoosier State INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wind power, biomass, and other sources of renewable energy will bring significant job creation, economic investment and new tax revenues to Indiana's struggling rural communities, according to a new report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). "Facing an unprecedented set of economic challenges, Indiana stands at a new crossroads...

2007-12-07 11:20:00

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- At a time when a quarter of the world's fisheries are considered depleted, can commercial fishermen make more money by fishing less? A study published in the Friday edition of the journal Science says they can - with one condition. They must be in a cooperative fishery, like those operating in New Zealand and Australia, where individual fishermen own a share of the total harvest rather than the competitive fisheries more common in the United States, where it's a race to...

Word of the Day
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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.