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2011-09-07 13:10:46

Existing system of reserves is failing to conserve wild plants that could be valuable future sources of food and medicine China needs to change where it sites its nature reserves and steer people out of remote rural villages toward cities to protect its valuable but threatened wild plant resources, according to an article published in the September issue of BioScience. The article, by Weiguo Sang and Keping Ma of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Botany and Jan C. Axmacher...

2011-08-15 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. "We experienced more cooperative weather patterns during the second quarter compared to the first as the level of the Company-wide shortfall from...

2011-07-14 08:16:00

BEIJING, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides turn-key solutions in China for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, announced today that its subsidiary, Beijing Yanyu Water Tech Co., Ltd. (Yanyu), has been awarded a contract for a flash flood early warning project in three counties of Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, valued at 10.87 million yuan,...

2011-06-20 07:03:00

TORONTO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, today made the following statement in response to the incorrect portrayal of its business provided by The Globe and Mail in an article published on Saturday, June 18th. At the heart of The Globe and Mail's article is the assertion that there is a discrepancy between the Company's public disclosure regarding its 2007...

2011-06-09 23:26:00

GUIZHOU, China, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guiding, a county of Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, lies in the east of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. For its convenient transportation network, Guiding has become an important transport hub in Southwest China and enjoys the name "the key county of Guizhou" and "the gate of Guiyang (capital of Guizhou Province)". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CN12938) Guiding enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate, and the...


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2012-06-15 04:56:02

Symbol: LUIN6 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Rubiales Family   Rubiaceae – Madder family Genus   Luculia Sweet –...

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2012-06-18 09:19:16

Symbol: BAYU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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