Plants

Sharp drop in Iran’s gas exports leads to shutdown of Iraqi power plants

The Iraqi government has said several power plants in the country have ceased operations due to a sharp drop in natural gas imports from Iran. Iraqi electricity ministry spokesman Ahmed Moussa said on Tuesday that Iran’s cutbacks in gas supplies have caused widespread electricity shortages, especially in central and southern …

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EU plan to finance nuclear and gas power plants sparks anger | News, Sports, Jobs

Associated press BRUSSELS – The European Union’s draft plans that would allow nuclear and gas energy to continue to be part of the bloc’s path to a climate-friendly future were the subject of immediate criticism this weekend of the from environmentalists and some ruling political parties in EU member states. …

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Strikes shut down UPM pulp and paper mills in Finland

Rolls of magazine paper are seen at the UPM-Kymmene paper mill in Kaukas, Lappeenranta, Finland, March 9, 2016. Reuters / Jussi Rosendahl Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HELSINKI, Jan.1 (Reuters) – Some 3,000 workers at Finnish forestry group UPM went on strike on Saturday, closing …

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The Plant Guy Brings Plant Sculptures to Life at South Florida Company – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

Edward Scissorhands is a classic Johnny Depp film. Aside from the superb performances, these plant sculptures were totally on Fleek, and if you’ve ever dreamed of having one, now is your chance! A Soflo company has the greens. I mean, the means, to do it. It might not be Johnny …

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Apple gives formal notice to supplier Foxconn’s Indian plant after protests

Dec.29 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) said it placed its iPhone assembler Foxconn (2317.TW) factory in southern India on probation after the two companies discovered that some dormitories and remote dining rooms used for employees did not meet required standards. . Apple did not elaborate on what it means to be …

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Indigenous ethnobotanist dedicated to preserving traditional plant knowledge in Greater Victoria – Victoria News

JB (John-Bradley) Williams is an ethnobotanist of Tsawout and Ahousat ancestry dedicated to maintaining traditional knowledge of native plants. His interest in plants began among the horticulturalists at Camosun College. “One of my biology teachers ran a location-based program where they took students to culturally relevant sites – teaching us …

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Good soil is the basis for successful and happy plants

The soil should not be too sandy as it will not retain moisture. Jeanette Castanon, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension December 25, 2021 Now that it’s colder, you might be spending less time in the garden. Just because you can’t get your hands dirty doesn’t mean you don’t have time to …

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Blueprint reveals how plants build a sugar transport route

Fig 1. Arabidopsis root tip showing the position of phloem cells along the length of the root. Credit: Pawel Roszak A tiny region at the root tip has been found to be responsible for orchestrating the growth and development of the intricate network of vascular tissues that carry sugars through …

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Minnesota Winter Tips to Avoid Salt Damage to Your Plants

With the snow that we have obtained so far, which has practically disappeared, a few layers of salt and sand have been deposited on the roads in our area to help people get around. Sand and salt, while helping people and cars get around, can also damage your plants and …

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SWCD will organize an open day for the sale of trees and plants

The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District tree sale and open house will take place on January 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The in-person event takes place in Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 of the Crow Wing County Land Services Building, 322 Laurel St., Brainerd, adjacent to …

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