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NASA, USDA Sign Agreement to Improve Agricultural, Earth Science Research

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    NASA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening their longstanding partnership on space-based assets benefitting life on Earth.   The agreement brings together NASA’s experience with technology development and space-borne Earth science measurements and USDA’s scientific experience and knowledge of agricultural production, resource conservation, food security and safety, and forests…

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NASA, US, European Partner Satellite Returns First Sea Level Measurements

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  Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, a joint U.S.-European satellite built to measure global sea surface height, has sent back its first measurements of sea level. The data provide information on sea surface height, wave height, and wind speed off the southern tip of Africa.   “We’re excited for Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich to begin its critical work studying sea level and helping…

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Earth’s Hottest September on Record

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    The September 2020 globally averaged temperature departure from average over land and ocean surfaces was the highest for that month in the 141-year NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880. In simpler terms, scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), are saying that unprecedented heat around the world vaulted the ninth month of…

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How Hummingbirds Survive Winter

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  By Laura Ceville As the days grow shorter and cooler, I have pondered whether or not it is time to take down our hummingbird feeder. As far as timing, I know that some hummingbirds start migrating as early as mid-July and others wait until August or September. But I wonder if these tiny, energetic birds have all left for…

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The Home Depot Mobilizes to Support Communities Facing Hurricane Laura

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As Hurricane Laura marches toward the Gulf Coast, The Home Depot® will activate its Hurricane Command Center to support communities preparing for the storm. This year, the Hurricane Command Center will be virtual to prioritize safety and social distancing. More than 250 associates from the company’s merchandising, operations and supply chain teams are working around the clock to move truckloads…

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Toyota’s Environmental Commitment Shines Bright

Toyota’s Environmental Commitment Shines Bright

  $9.3 million solar energy investment to help power manufacturing operations in Alabama, Missouri and West Virginia Plano, TX (Aug. 11, 2020) – Toyota is adding 10.8 acres of new solar arrays across the company’s plants in Alabama, Missouri and West Virginia, reducing its reliance on outside energy needed for operations. The solar arrays will offset 6,480,000 kWh energy –…

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Rahua® by Amazon Beauty Introduces GREEN UTOPIA

In celebration of Earth month, Rahua® by Amazon Beauty® Inc. is pleased introduce a meaningful and magical story, entitled GREEN UTOPIA, of how two women of different cultures unite for the better good of our planet. The two characters, Alice and Nina, come from two different worlds – one from modern, commercialized New York City and the other, the depth…

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