Far from major cities, the truly dark skies of Germany’s Rhön Biosphere Reserve offers visitors a respite from the frenzied rhythms of 21st century urban life. In today designating the Biosphere Reserve an International Dark Sky Reserve, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) recognizes the efforts of municipal governments, regional authorities and dedicated local activists to protect the dark Rhön nights. The new Dark Sky Reserve, the world’s ninth, received Silver-tier status from IDA. In Germany, it will be known as “Sternenpark Rhön.”
Paynes Turf is one of the leading topsoil suppliers in the UK that also sells sports turf and a range of lawn care and pest control products. With their over four decades of industry presence, they have developed a variety of products that are eco-friendly and help maintain the green environment. The company recently reported a great surge in the demand of their eco-friendly topsoil. According to the spokesperson of the company, people are growing environment-conscious and this is contributing to their sales growth.
In November 2014, three athletes will paddle 90 miles at an altitude of over 12500ft across the length of Lake Titicaca from Puno, Peru to Ancoamaya, Bolivia to raise funds for two standup paddle (SUP) schools in Peru. This epic, 4-day paddle will test the athletes' physical and mental endurance as well as their ability to face the challenges of extreme heat, cold, wind, exposure, and high-altitude.
Fall is on the way and soon the deer will be out in full force. Garrido Fences offers deer fencing services in Montgomery County so homeowners can protect their lawns and gardens from marauding groups of deer hell bent on consuming everything in sight. People love living in the suburbs among nature, but animals don’t always make the best neighbors. Save on deer fences with Garrido Fences this fall and protect valuable landscaping against deer meddling.
Recently, according to WFSB.com, a father in Virginia took his daughters to their local theater. Upon leaving the theater, the man and his daughters discovered bite marks on their arms and legs. The upset father, concerned about transporting bugs home, addressed the situation to the theater manager who arranged for the family to travel to Wal-Mart in a taxi for new clothes.
Will Travers OBE (Wildlife Expert & Co-Founder of The Born Free Foundation), will join Chris Cooper on a continuing series, “Be More.Achieve More. - Inspiration for the Entrepreneurial Mind”, streamed on 22nd August, 2014, from 8am(PST)/pm 11pm (EST) on VoiceAmerica’s Business Channel (http://www.voiceamericabusiness.com/ ).
High pressure waterjet and hydroblasting technology has become an established part of cleaning and maintenance across all industries. These technologies are evolving rapidly as traditional manual techniques are supplemented or replaced by semi-automated and automated equipment that distances the operator from potentially hazardous high pressure water streams. Contractors, suppliers and end users will have the chance to get educated and experience a wide variety of equipment and techniques—from fully mechanized systems to new manual waterblast tools—at the WJTA-IMCA Expo, Oct. 14-15, 2014, in New Orleans.
When homeowners are utilizing oil tanks to provide heat and hot water to the home, there comes a point where the tank is not operating efficiently, especially in older homes. If possessing an above ground oil tank, Professional Tank & Environmental is pleased to announce they are now offering their services for installing new oil tanks in Montgomery County homes. Above ground tanks are usually placed in the basement of the home, or the garage. Being placed above ground and indoors will greatly extend the life of the tank.
Quality Janitorial Services wants to remind business owners about the importance of first impressions, especially when it comes to the cleanliness of office buildings.
Nursery Tree Wholesalers, referred to as America’s Largest Bonsai Nursery are promoting the art of growing and maintaining a bonsai tree in America. Bonsai trees are attributed to countries like China and Japan where the art was originally discovered and mastered but for the past few decades there has been growing curiosity about Bonsai trees in western countries like USA. Nursery Tree Wholesalers educated readers about the Bonsai tree:
Those looking for waste service in Atlanta still have a few weeks to take advantage of Summer Special Savings at Dumpster Rental Solutions. This includes the Weekend Warrior Special, offering 5 day rentals of 30 yard boxes for just $320. The 30 yard boxes hold up to 4 tons and can be delivered on any day Monday through Friday. On the 5th day, Dumpster Rental Solutions will pick up and haul away the dumpster for the customer.
Everyone knows how important the environment is when it comes to the production of high-tech goods. The room in which they are designed and are put together must be completely sterile and clean and free of all dust particles and the like. If any such thing enters the appliance or equipment or any gadget while it is being constructed or assembled, the warranty and longevity of the good will not be up to the mark and the manufacturing firms will suffer losses.
UPTICK Newswire discovers a world-class graphite project in Energizer Resources, Inc. (OTCQX:ENZR, TSX:EGZ), a mine development and mineral exploration company based in Toronto, Canada, that is rapidly developing its flagship Molo Flake Graphite Project in southern Madagascar to mine production.
A commercial cleaning service of Southern New Jersey is encouraging business to have a sanitary office for employees. Mac’s Janitorial Services, a company that offers office cleaning, carpet cleaning, window washing, power washing and commercial floor cleaning in Burlington, NJ and surrounding areas of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia, claims that operating in an unhealthy work environment can lead to negative effects as sick employees and loss of profit. The company is advising all businesses to be proactive in keeping their offices clean by hiring Mac’s Janitorial Services for professional cleaning services.
Managing Director of Summertown Interiors, Marcos Bish, provides insight into the industry.
It's a necessary intrusion on modern life – the trash can. No matter how it's worked into a room, there's just no hiding it and they never blend with the furniture or décor. The Swing Bin will change all of that as it takes the trash can to a new level, blending it into the décor, and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money toward that end.
As a reliable and efficient snow removal service, DMC Property Maintenance, Inc. is pleased to announce they are now offering a one-year promotion for new customers. When contacting the company by October of 2014, clients will receive 10 percent off the entire fleet of services for an entire year. With the constant snowfall of last winter, preparation for the upcoming winter will result in instant savings when hiring the professionals.
The Arizona National Scenic Trail will now be celebrated worldwide. The 800-mile-long Arizona Trail is showcased in a large-scale, brand new exhibit here at this popular Grand Canyon-area visitor center at the entrance to the Canyon’s South Rim. The exhibit, sponsored by Nature Valley, will be unveiled to the public during a grand opening ceremony on the afternoon of August 14.
Regreen Springfield, Inc., which aims to improve the urban forest of Springfield, Massachusetts, has planned a tree pruning event on Saturday, August 16, 2014. The "Tree Pruning Happening" will provide tree maintenance on public trees in two of Springfield's neighborhoods that were impacted by the June 2011 Tornado, which ravaged the city. Members of the Regreen Springfield Tree Tenders will provide instruction to those who have not yet completed the pruning workshops offered by Regreen Springfield, and tools will be provided for those who do not have hand pruners or pruning saws. Prior tree maintenance experience is not needed to participate in this event.
Artificial grass in Boca Raton can now be installed in playgrounds thanks to Synthetic Lawns of Florida. That’s because this artificial grass installation company is expanding their services to include commercial services for parks and playgrounds. These projects will completed with the same top quality Durafield grass that’s used in parks and sports fields around the country. Synthetic Lawns of Florida is offering a special promotion for customers interested in the installation of artificial grass at their playground or daycare. This promotion will discount the artificial grass installation materials by 10%. Interested customers can visit http://www.syntheticlawnsflorida.com/ or call (561) 372-4655.
Our homeland’s natural heritage – its breathtaking landscapes, pristine waters and magnificent wildlife – are often unappreciated, abused and wasted. Conservationists across the nation are dedicated to protecting these resources for future generations, but their dramatic and compelling stories are widely untold. “This American Land”, a fresh and distinctive conservation newsmagazine for television, has brought these stories into viewers’ homes nationwide for four years, and production has now started on season five to be released next spring. As always, “This American Land” will bring serious journalism to conservation issues, reporting with entertaining style on wilderness protection, endangered and threatened species, soil and water pollution, and energy production – the full range of critical conservation challenges that every American should understand.
Texas state parks remain among the few public places in one of the nation’s most populous and increasingly urbanized states where the starry heavens can be viewed in all their celestial glory with only minimal intrusion of artificial light. Copper Breaks State Park in the Panhandle Plains and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in the Hill Country are the first Texas state parks to be designated International Dark Sky Parks by the International Dark-Sky Association.
The entire mankind is now facing a number of fundamentally important and global challenges such as lack of energy, lack of fresh water, environmental degradation, climate change, etc. The existing technology is not sufficient enough to avoid the potential disasters within the years 2050-2100.
The red rock scenery of Sedona has long been an iconic setting for Hollywood films about the Old West and a popular magnet for artists and tourists alike. Sedona is committed to preserving its small-town charm, and thanks to the sustained efforts of concerned residents, its dark night skies. In recognition of Sedona’s efforts protecting this important natural resource, the International Dark-Sky Association has designated the city of Sedona the world’s eighth International Dark Sky Community.
Owning an ocean island may seem like a wild dream for most people. Not for Oriam Perez, however. Perez, a Miami entrepreneur and former member of the US Navy, is CEO of the Ocean Pad Project, an innovative venture that is developing artificial islands for residential and commercial use. He calls it “sea-steading” and his team includes 13 engineers as well as ecological experts, biologists and other professionals.
In today’s modern world people are faced with whole new generation of dangers, from increased stress, smog, to radiation from modern household equipment. When a person looks around their home and sees televisions, computers, and Wi-Fi, they do not take into account the dangers that this equipment can produce. However, in reality, these products distribute radiation. Thanks to QuWave USB Harmonizer, it can stop harmful EMFs and E-Smog to give people better health.
Our nose is extremely powerful as it acts directly on the limbic system, which controls our emotions and memory. 75% of the emotions that we experienced daily are generated by our sense of smell, which make scent an influential element that triggers our behaviour and mood while creating unique memories. Studies have shown and proven the effectiveness of scent marketing in influencing customer’s behaviour. Besides establishing a stronger and longer-lasting emotional connection with the consumers, corporate organisations can leverage on scenting to boost their brand recognition, enhance the image of their offices and optimise employees’ job performance.