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2014-10-29 16:23:00

Offsetters' Life Cycle Study confirms that copy paper made from agricultural waste is one of the most sustainable copy papers available VANCOUVER, Oct.

2014-05-26 11:08:38

The bright yellow fields of oilseed rape are a familiar sight at this time of year, but for scientists what lies beneath is just as exciting.

2014-03-08 23:03:02

DIY cards and pink pancakes have been released on Kids Activities Blog.

2013-11-19 16:48:01

John Wilhoit and Timothy Coolong from the University of Kentucky have introduced a new technology that can make the application of organic mulches more efficient.

Millions Of Homes Could Utilize Straw As A Potential Energy Source
2013-10-21 15:42:50

Researchers from several organizations found eight to 13 million tons of straw could be used sustainably for energy or fuel production in Germany, providing millions of homes with electricity and heating.

2013-05-24 23:22:47

Hot Straw launches new product pack after winning Best New Product at Seattle Coffee Fest.

2012-09-18 23:03:01

On September 30th, buildings across Ontario will be opening their doors to take part in the one day Ontario Straw Bale Building Coalition building tour. Among these is the Penner Residence.

2011-04-21 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc.

2011-04-18 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc.

2009-09-09 11:46:29

British Justice Secretary Jack Straw says his decision to grant a pardon to a soccer fan convicted of attempted murder was based on another man's confession. Michael Shields, 22, was released from prison Wednesday after being pardoned for the 2005 beating of a bartender in Bulgaria during a stopover by Liverpool supporters returning from a match in Turkey. Shields was met by his parents outside the juvenile prison in Warrington and whisked away after waving to a crowd of supporters. Straw...

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Straw-colored Fruit Bat, Eidolon helvum
2012-05-14 13:35:42

The straw-colored fruit bat (Eidolon helvum), the most extensively distributed of all the African megabats, is one of the largest types of fruit bat. Its African range includes the southwestern Arabian Peninsula, the offshore island of Madagascar, and the Saharan and forest zones of Africa. It can be found in urban areas and does not appear to be effected by them. Found at an altitude of 6,600 feet, the straw-colored fruit bat prefers to roost in trees. This bat was given the status of...

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