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Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Global population levels have reached the point where not even strict fertility restriction or a catastrophic mass mortality event would bring about enough of a change to solve global...

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2014-10-30 23:05:49

Will growth of urban farming soon explode in US cities? This unique event will bring together farmers, urban planners, economic and community development directors, entrepreneurs, investors and others to hear from national experts about the positive economic impacts from local food systems as well as review the next set of elements needed to support growth in urban, sustainable farming. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Less than two weeks remain to register for Seedstock’s 3rd...

2014-10-30 23:04:32

CSRware, a leading global environmental sustainability compliance software and advisory service provider, announced on October 7th, 2014 it has expanded the CSRware platform to include a Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Software Module. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 CSRware is a founding SASB Enterprise Resource Platform (ERP) software partner and is licensed for delivery of SASB content. Now, companies can use CSRware to integrate SASB metrics and other...

2014-10-30 16:20:59

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles (EVs), which includes hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs), is a small but important part of the global automotive industry. Governments worldwide are keen to see increasing penetrations of EVs due to the environmental, economic, and energy security benefits they provide. Consequently, governments have both pushed automakers to develop EVs and incentivized...

2014-10-30 12:23:18

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has revealed the winners of its third annual Power of Wind contest during CanWEA's 30(th) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Montreal, Quebec. This unique contest is launched annually on Global Wind Day, June 15, to celebrate the power of wind, and the growing contribution of wind energy in Canada and around the world. Every year, CanWEA awards several bursary prizes to students entering or in...

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. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions and Prairie Paper Ventures Inc. (Prairie Paper) have released an updated life cycle report that reconfirms copy paper made from agricultural waste, like wheat straw, as one of the most sustainable copy papers in the world. Offsetters, one of North America's leading carbon...

2014-10-29 08:25:29

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. (TSXV: IFX) is pleased to announce it has filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a production process converting waste latex paint into plastic film. The patent application titled "Methods of Recycling Waste Latex Paint" outlines Imaflex's proprietary approach to reconditioning latex paint waste for the use in blown film extrusion. Imaflex foresees that in the future, recycled latex paint...

2014-10-29 08:23:17

Latest communication and computing technologies from Delta are expected to minimize impact of EV charging on the grid and foster EV infrastructure of the future DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Products Corporation today unveiled its new smart Electric Vehicle (EV) charging technology, targeting large scale deployment of smart charging systems at low cost. The solution demonstration was at the Detroit headquarters of DTE Energy, a diversified energy company, with...

2014-10-29 08:21:55

EV Charging Services Firm Expands into the Largest and Fastest-Growing Automotive Market MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle ("EV") charging services, announced that it plans to expand its operations into China beginning in the fourth quarter of 2014. Car Charging China Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CarCharging, was created to capitalize on...

2014-10-28 23:07:58

Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of "Global Synthetic Paper Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/synthetic-paper-market-analysis San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The global synthetic paper market is expected to reach USD 342.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Synthetic paper is...

2014-10-28 23:02:24

The authors of Radical Response take a bold new perspective of solving social crises through free market solutions. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Today, the planet numbers seven billion souls. The population is not only more numerous but, in addition, it requires a steady supply of food and water for many more years than our predecessors did. The new book, Radical Response, confronts the World's most dire challenges through a bold new perspective. Authors Richard Lackey and Thom...


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Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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