anti-roosting Articles

  • Coming home to roost!

    The Pannonian biogeographical region is one of nine regions of Europe included in the EU Habitats Directive. It stretches from south of Timisoara along the Romanian West Plain to the Hungarian.Ukranian border in the east across Hungary to the border with Austria in the west including the southern edge of the Slovak Republic and the south-east corner of the Czech Republic to the north. The full ...

  • Are young people leaving themselves at risk of flooding?

    According to recent figures from the Environmental Agency, young people in the UK may be leaving themselves at risk of flood damage. Around 75% of 18-24 year olds ...


    By AQUAREAD Limited

  • Software is the soul of a tractor

    'Each year software is playing an increasingly important role, also when it comes to tractors. It is no longer possible to count the number of lines of code, as a single hydraulic valve from an outside supplier can contain as much code as an early HiTech tractor. Advanced software also allows a tractor’s functions to be altered after production. Software development, like all other tractor ...

  • The Clean Development Mechanism: Kyoto Comes Home to Roost

    The Clean Development Mechanism - a cornerstone of the Kyoto Protocol which allows industrialised nations to invest in emission reduction projects in the developing world - is inching towards reality. This summer, the European Commission unveiled plans to let companies buy CDM credits to help meet their targets under the EU emissions trading scheme. But long-running controversies over the CDM's ...

  • The Benefits of Anti-Reflective Glasses

    Anti-reflective coating is also known as AR coating or anti-glare coating. The coating improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes the lenses appear invisible. These benefits are due to the ability of anti-reflective coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses to optimize vision ...

  • Anti-Bullying Week and the Workplace

    ‘Keep Calm’ but don’t just ‘Carry On’ As you may likely know – particularly if you follow Twitter hashtags – this week is England’s ‘Anti Bullying Week’ being promoted under the theme of ‘Power for Good’. Typical of such campaigns, the focus of the week is on tackling bullying among school ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Anti Bacterial Steam Cleaners For Gyms And Fitness Centers

    Anti bacterial steam cleaners are a much-needed piece of equipment for maintaining sanitation in gyms and fitness centers. These vapor steam machines use dry vapor to melt grease and soften dirt, and make their removal easier. The anti bacterial steam cleaners are the latest in the lineup of high-end vapor machines. These machines, as the name suggests, eliminate most bacteria found on gym ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Ecotoxicity of climbazole, a fungicide contained in anti‐dandruff shampoo

    Emerging pollutants such as personal care products can reach the environment via effluents of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and digested sludge. Only recently, the anti‐dandruff agent and antimycotic climbazole was detected for the first time in a WWTP effluent with concentrations up to 0.5 µg/L. Despite its mode of action as C14‐demethylase inhibitor (DMI) fungicide and thus its high ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • New anti-terrorism standard requires action

    On April 9, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standard (CFATS). Congress authorized this interim final rule (IFR) under Section 550 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, directing the DHS to identify, assess and ensure effective security at high-risk chemical facilities. The CFATS regulation (6 CFR part 27) ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • Anti-fungal compounds: emerging environmental contaminants

    Azole fungicides are active ingredients in a range of pharmaceutical and personal care products, and are also used in agriculture. This study reviewed the sources, presence and risks of these compounds in the environment, finding evidence of toxic effects on aquatic organisms. The researchers provide directions for future research and warn caution should be exercised until more toxicity data ...

  • Anti-HIV and anti-inflammatory action of iodine-lithium-α-dextrin is accompanied by the improved quality of life in AIDS patients

    Clinical efficacy, tolerability and safety of various doses of Iodine-Lithium-α-Dextrin (ILαD) monotherapy have been evaluated in 56 HIV-infected patients enrolled in double blind uncontrolled randomised study during 48 weeks follow-up period. ILαD was administered intravenously three times over five days with intervals of 23 weeks between treatments for a total of 12 infusions in 4 cycles. HIV-1 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Book Review: Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-capitalist, Anti-globalist and Radical Green Movements

    Babylon and Beyond: The Economics of Anti-capitalist, Anti-globalist and Radical Green Movements, by Derek Wall. London: Pluto, 2005. ISBN 0 7453 23901Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Novel nanoplatform for oral delivery of anti–cancer biomacromolecules

    Oral administration of bio–macromolecules is an uphill task and the challenges from varying pH and enzymatic activity are difficult to overcome. In this regard, nanotechnology promises the new hope and offers advantages such as controlled release, target specific delivery, combinatorial therapy and many more. In this study, we demonstrate the formulation of a novel alginate enclosed, chitosan ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Anti-Fraud Strategy of the European Environment Agency

    Background General context The European Union (EU) budget is taxpayer’s money that must be used only for implementing the policies which the EU legislature has approved. Fraud involving EU funds has a particularly negative impact on the reputation of the EU institutions and the implementation of EU policies. On 24 June 2011 the European Commission ...

  • All About Anti Bacterial Best Steam Cleaners

    The rather grandiose name, anti bacterial best steam cleaners, provides most of the information about these machines. These are the best steam cleaning machines that sanitize the surface in addition to cleaning it. Why Choose Anti Bacterial Machines? Floor steamers clean the hard surfaces by their high temperature output. The temperature can reach up to 386ºF. Many species ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Risk and vulnerability games. The anti-satellite weaponry (ASAT)

    In the good-old tradition of venerable Martin Gardner's Mathematical Games, the notes gloss over the issue of anti-satellite weaponry, recently (January 2007) brought back to headlines from a relative oblivion. A few lines of basic Physics and an ad hoc computer simulation are called upon, in support of the notion that, in a World of many dissenting voices and feelings, seeing Space as a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Anti Bacterial Technology in Chewing Gum Removal Machines

    Today, most cities have strict rules on keeping the city clean. People who carelessly toss away chocolate wrappers or sandwich papers are fined to prevent them from repeating the act. There is also awareness programs designed to make people more conscious about the benefits of keeping their surroundings clean. In spite of all these efforts, some people simply cannot help disposing chewing gum ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Anti-oriental legislation in early Saskatchewan and the development of small business

    In 1912, the government of Saskatchewan introduced legislation designed to prevent "any Japanese, Chinaman or other Oriental person" from providing employment or lodging to "any white woman or girl." This legislation was resisted by Japanese and Chinese communities in the province; the Japanese relying on diplomatic pressure, and the Chinese resorting to a legal challenge. The Japanese were ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Steps toward DHS chemical facility anti-terrorism standard compliance

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the final DHS Chemicals of Interest Appendix A to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism standards. Whereas Appendix A was released on Nov. 2, it did not go into effect until it was published in the Federal Register on November 20, 2007 (FR# 223). This means the 60-day deadline to complete DHS's 'Top Screen' did not begin until this FR publication ...

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