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2015-04-01 08:25:30

TORONTO, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Corporate Knights, the premier business and sustainability magazine in North America, congratulates those individuals who made it onto our Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability

2015-04-01 08:23:23

TORONTO, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Corporate Knights, the premier business and sustainability magazine in North America, congratulates Export Development Canada (EDC) for taking top spot on the

2015-04-01 08:23:02

Findings point to advantages of predictive analysis for long term grid stability AUGSBURG, Germany, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- meteocontrol, a leading weather and solar

2015-03-31 23:06:14

The hammermill line originally developed by Magnatech Engineering will now be manufactured and marketed by Granutech-Saturn under the Saturn brand, targeted at both ferrous and non-ferrous metal

2015-03-31 16:26:06

Critical Assets Will Speed Sustainable Innovations' Entry to Fast Growing Hydrogen Recycling Market EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Innovations, a

2015-03-31 04:20:56

Hydal biotechnology's biopolymer end product adds further value to the technology LONDON, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the waste oil upcycling industry, Frost

2015-03-31 04:20:51

HONG KONG, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited (SFCE), a leading global clean energy solution supplier, has announced that the company has signed a strategic

2015-03-30 23:04:05

Utilizing green technology will help set the standard for food waste removal and prevention in cities across the nation Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) March

2015-03-30 16:24:48

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report gives a comprehensive study of all cellulosic-plastic combinations as well as plastics that are direct competitors in the drive

2015-03-27 12:29:30

Seafood fraud and sustainability are current hot buttons for seafood industry, as they seek solutions for protecting the oceans and their businesses PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2015


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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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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.