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  1. Landmark Report Charts Path to Commercialization of Cellulosic NanomaterialsRead the original story

    22 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... key reason: creating forests that are more resilient to disturbances through restorative actions. Removing excess biomass from overgrown forests and making it into higher value products like nanocellulose, is a win for the environment and for the ...

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  2. Vermicompost leachate improves tomato seedling growthRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

    ... also showed that the constant supply of VCL improved morphological characters, including leaf area and shoot/root biomass, enabling VCL-treated tomato seedlings to perform better. The scientists concluded that vermicompost-leachate is a suitable ...

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  3. France champions bioethanol industry in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    ... mixed with petrol and used for transport fuel. At the fourth bioethanol conference in Paris, Hans Langeveld, of Biomass Reasearch , said that their latest study of data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) proved that ...

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  4. Rise and Shine: Haiti's Bright Energy FutureRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

    ... much electricity as Haiti currently produces. Developing a diverse portfolio of solar, wind, small hydro and modern biomass would create a more flexible and resilient power system. Building reliable electricity grids. Haiti has no nationwide ...

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  5. Modeling hydraulic redistribution and ecosystem response to droughts...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... of hydraulic redistribution (HR). Results show that the vegetation response (including evapotranspiration, biomass, and leaf area index (LAI)) to dryness of all the three types is better captured with hydraulic redistribution incorporated. Plants ...

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  6. Africa: Push to Make Cooking Safe for 10 Million People By 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... in their households, putting women and their children at greater risk of exposure to harmful smoke emitted from biomass-burning cookstoves. UN Women explained its three-pronged policy commitment to clean cookstoves including promoting investment in ...

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  7. 25x'25 Issues Statement On EPA's Revised Biogenic Carbon Assessment FrameworkRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step towards defining the role that biomass-based feedstocks will play in our nation's energy future by releasing a second draft of its Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 ...

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  8. Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy pushRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this Nov. 12, 2014 photo, a tractor-trailer loaded with wood chips is lifted and the chips dumped into a hopper at the ReEnergy biomass power plant at Fort Drum, N.Y. The biomass power plant is part of a military-wide initiative to put green energy systems on installations nationwide. Bulldozers rumble up and down steaming mountains of wood chips 24 hours a day, stoking the boilers that provide electricity to all 168 square miles of Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division.

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  9. DOE Bioenergy Technologies Office updates 5-year program plan;...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Green Car Congress

    ... technology pathways at a pilot or demonstration scale (>1 ton/day). BETO organizes its portfolio according to the biomass-to-bioenergy supply chain - from the feedstock source to the end user, with the major focus on feedstock supply and biomass ...

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  10. How we can cut carbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hereford Times

    ... and flying less. Powering up means renewable energy (mostly offshore wind), but also onshore, solar, geothermal, biomass and hydro. There would be fewer animals as they produce methane, and more vegetables and food for ourselves instead of food for ...

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  11. "Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018" PublishedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    ... from sustainable sources. There are different types of bioplastics: polymers that are directly extracted from biomass and processed; polymers that are made of bio-based precursors (polylactic acid or PLA); and polymers by bacteria (PHA and PHBs). ...

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  12. An exciting journey and a unique place to workRead the original story

    Yesterday | Copenhagen Post

    ... ergy system to a more renewable and sustainable production by developing offshore wind farms and replacing coal with biomass at its power stations. The company has

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  13. Detecting leaks in biogas plants by laserRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Science Daily

    ... laser discovers the leaks from several meters away. There are nearly 8,000 biogas plants today in Germany. They use biomass-derived gas to generate electricity and heat. In 2013, the operators produced a total of 26.42 tera-watt hours (TWh) of ...

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  14. Rangeland drought forecast and winter range conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Journal-Advocate

    ... try not to graze off all of the residual standing grasses in the pasture over the winter. Leave some standing biomass behind. This will help capture more snow and give your pasture a better chance at having higher soil moisture in the spring when ...

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  15. Weekend focus: Nova Scotia Power pays most for air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... using coal blends that have less impact and by adding significant wind development capability. She also cited NSP's biomass project in Port Hawkesbury. By enacting all of these changes, the utility has moved from generating about 80 per cent of its ...

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  16. Just Published: "Solar PV Power in Australia, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014"Read the original story

    Saturday | PR-inside.com

    ... power sources include wind (includes both onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic (PV), small hydropower (SHP), biomass, biogas and geothermal. * Detailed overview on the global solar PV market with installed capacity and generation trends, ...

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  17. UN agency unveils push to make cooking safe for 10 million people by 2020Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | United Nations

    ... in their households, putting women and their children at greater risk of exposure to harmful smoke emitted from biomass-burning cookstoves. UN Women explained its three-pronged policy commitment to clean cookstoves including promoting investment in ...

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  18. Forest Digest - Week of November 17Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | American Forests

    ... Investigation (GEDI), uses lidar, a special kind of laser technology, to create detailed 3D maps and measure the biomass of forests. The maps will allow scientists to estimate the total amount of carbon stored inside the planet's trees. One of the ...

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  19. Why don't plants get sunburned?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Western Producer

    ... components of walls of plants, these molecules (that form lignins) make it more difficult for us to convert that biomass into biofuela . It also impacts how well cattle, for example, can convert feedstock into biomass," he said. Zwier's paper on ...

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  20. Can we keep fuel in the ground?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Plant Services

    ... low- or zero-GHG alternative. We see this in the rapid proliferation of wind and solar power worldwide, and of biomass heat and power in some major markets. Last year, renewable power capacity expansions outstripped fossil fuel additions in Europe, ...

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