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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.

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.

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.

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

2014-10-28 23:01:50

New innovative tools are now available to companies in the organic agricultural industry (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Vital Force Technology (VFT), a division

2014-10-28 20:21:39

Global Fuel Additives Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct.

2014-10-28 12:22:23

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's free research report provides insight SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct.

population control no quick fix
2014-10-28 07:59:02

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 sustainability issues.

2014-10-28 00:20:41

JINAN, China, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerkem Inc.


Latest Sustainability Reference Libraries

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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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