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  • Tree Care Service Tips

    Every tree care contractor has pondered — and probably asked — the questions at one time or another. Is it worth the apparent cost-savings to try and service equipment without using the dealer? Does it matter if the maintenance is preventive, routine or not-so-routine? A tree care/landscaping contractor and his dealer in Portland, Oregon, seem to have found the answer. The customer handles ...


    By Vermeer

  • Flood Forests are the ‘banks’ storing the wealth of Mali’s Inner Niger Delta

    The 38 floodplain forests of Mali’s Inner Niger Delta are very important to the economy and livelihoods of the 1.5 million people who live there. They contain much of the natural wealth of the delta and are therefore referred to locally as ‘banks’. These forests of Acacia kirkii trees in the arid Sahel are seasonally flooded and help bring the delta to life for both ...


    By Wetlands International

  • NASA launches carbon satellite after 2009 failure

    A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track the chief culprit behind global warming. The Delta 2 rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base along the central California coast and sped toward low-Earth orbit. It separated from the global warming satellite about an hour after liftoff. The launch was canceled  ...


    By Associated Press

  • Alcoa Employees Join Expedition to Brazil and China as Earthwatch Fellows

    Alcoa Foundation announced today thatit will sponsor25 employees from the Company’s operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Spain, Suriname and the United States on Earthwatch Institute expeditions to Brazil and China. The employees, who volunteered to become Earthwatch Fellows, will venture to Rio Cachoeira Natural Reserve in ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Create New Economic Opportunities and Grow Markets in Local Communities

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA will invest $52 million in grants to support America's specialty crop producers through the 2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) Program awards. The funding includes 54 block grants to U.S. states and territories that will support 694 initiatives nationwide. These grants will assist producers of fresh fruits and vegetables and help ...

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