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New Energy Storage Technologies to Support Renewables Post COVID-19
(NAPSI)--Cleaner air can improve public health, maybe even save lives. Fortunately, renewable energy resources--wind, sun, hydropower and the like--are now producing more electricity than coal. ...... Click to read more

Keep Calm And Don't Bug Out About The Asian Giant Hornet
by Dick Rogers, principal scientist and entomologist, Bayer Bee Care Program  (NAPSI)--Scientific information can ease the fears of many people concerned about the arrival of the Asian ...... Click to read more

Early Treatment Key To Managing Seasonal Diseases In Cattle
(NAPSI)--Two of the more common production-impacting health issues cattlemen see in their herds this time of year are foot rot and pinkeye. Left untreated, each can lead to more serious, chronic ...... Click to read more

What Others Are Doing, How You Can Help
(NAPSI)--The global pandemic brought home to many people just how interconnected the world has become. This is true about the need to protect the environment, as well. According to the National ...... Click to read more

Make Your Garden Count For Butterflies
(NAPSI)­--In this season of social distancing, many Americans are turning to gardening, finding joy and peace in an outdoor activity that can be safely enjoyed from home. "What all gardeners ...... Click to read more

How Communities Can Fight The Coronavirus Pandemic And PPE Shortage
(NAPSI)--As devastating as Corona­virus (COVID-19) is, there are some bright spots. Consider this: With healthcare workers facing critical shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), ...... Click to read more

Celebrate Earth Day
(NAPSI)--Today, as the world struggles with a new health crisis, it is more important than ever to protect the air, land and water that sustain humanity. One way is to celebrate Earth Day, now ...... Click to read more

Save Money And Power
(NAPSI)--The U.S. Department of Energy estimates 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling a home is wasted. Contaminants in the heating and cooling system cause it to work harder, ...... Click to read more

Your Backyard Isn't Cancelled: Six Tips To Celebrate Earth Day Right At Home
(NAPSI)--The 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 can be a good time for everyone to take some time to get outside, even if current conditions mean a community event to celebrate isn't ...... Click to read more

Ignite Immunity, Clean Naturally With Lemons
(NAPSI)--If you're among the increasing number of Americans keen on natural solutions to boost immunity these days, you may be glad to know the answer may be right in your refrigerator--or should ...... Click to read more

Securing Schools
(NAPSI)--For parents, students, teachers and others in the community, school intruders intent on harm can be a serious concern.  Fortunately, delaying their entry is made easier with ...... Click to read more

Spring Lawn Equipment: Keep Safety in Mind with These 8 Tips
(NAPSI)--Spring is on its way and homeowners are eager to get outside and spruce up their yards. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing outdoor ...... Click to read more

Dust Your Ducts
(NAPSI)--When you breathe a sigh of relief after giving your home its annual thorough cleaning, you may be breathing in more dust, dirt, and pollution than you realize--unless you've also gotten ...... Click to read more

Poll Finds Illinoisans Support Energy Industry And DAPL Optimization
(NAPSI)--On March 5th and 6th the Illinois Commerce Commission will gather to consider the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) Optimization plan to increase crude oil throughput of ...... Click to read more

U.N. Declares 2020 As The International Year Of Plant Health
(NAPSI)--Can you imagine a world without fruit or flowers? Without farms or forests? It sounds extreme, but it could happen. Plants are under attack and the culprit is invasive pests. Some are so ...... Click to read more

Trees Not Tombstones: New Options For End-of-Life
(NAPSI)--The vast majority of Americans have not completed their end-of-life planning. In fact, over half of those age 45-plus have done no end-of-life planning at all, according to a recent ...... Click to read more

Beneficial Microbes In Our Everyday Lives
(NAPSI)--The last few years have seen a substantial increase in the number of products containing microbes in the market. Microbes are living organisms, such as bacteria or fungi, that are too small ...... Click to read more

Gifts That Do A World Of Good
(NAPSI)--This holiday season, you don't have to look far to find items that deliver great features and functionality but use less energy. Products that earn the U.S. Environmental ...... Click to read more

Six Hints To Help You Save Your Shelter From The Storm
(NAPSI)--As the climate changes, rough weather--tornadoes, hailstorms and the like--that used to trouble single areas of the country now occur in places that never expected to see ...... Click to read more

"Bee" Thankful for Pollinators
(NAPSI)--When you gather with family or friends around the table this holiday season, consider just how much pollinators contribute to your favorite dishes. Whether you're recreating ...... Click to read more



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