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No Limits Software and RF Code Announce Integration of RF Code?s Wire-Free Environmental Monitoring Technology into RaMP Data Center Management Solution

No Limits Software and RF Code Announce Integration of RF Code’s Wire-Free Environmental Monitoring Technology into RaMP Data Center Management Solution

RaMP manages both IT and Facilities through a single pane of glass

St. Louis, MO and Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 09, 2012

No Limits Software and RF Code, Inc. today announced the integration of No Limits Software’s RaMP DCIM solution and RF Code’s wire-free, sensor based environmental monitoring solutions. The integrated solution enables data center managers and facility managers to improve visibility and control of the environment within the data center.

The combined solution provides users with multiple views of the data center, including status, rack utilization, average and maximum temperature, and average and maximum rack power. This information can be viewed in even greater detail at the rack level, where the user can also view temperature and power utilization at the device level.

“The RF Code wire-free technology and RaMP provide a seamless solution for data center managers to monitor and manage environmental conditions,” said Dave Cole, President of No Limits Software. “It was a natural fit because of the openness and flexibility of both products. We look forward to working with RF Code on other asset and real-time monitoring initiatives.”

“No Limits software is a forward-thinking company that understands how to bring additional value to its customers through the integrated solution announced today,” said Chad Riseling, RF Code Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “They have a clear grasp of the benefits a very powerful, easy- to-use tool for monitoring and managing their power and cooling brings to their data center and facilities end users. It’s a scenario in which everyone involved wins.”

The RaMP DCIM solution provides the following benefits:

Auto-discovery of detailed device information
Power and environmental monitoring down to the device level
Server monitoring to identify servers which should be retired, virtualized or consolidated
Software and operating system license management
Automated change control to reduce MTTR and increase availability
Web services API provides integration with other systems
PUE, DCiE and CADE energy management calculations
More accurate capacity planning data helps to reduce stranded power and shutdown risks
Device type roll-up views provide an easy way to quickly compare device performance
Enhanced rack views (device type, status, power usage, front and rear temperature
Track data center tasks
Calculation of power usage at the rack PDU level without requiring an intelligent rack PDU
Enhanced visual data center editor makes it easy to design and edit the data center layout

RF Code’s active RFID-based wire-free environmental monitoring technology provides information about temperature, humidity, leak detection, dry contact and door status. This gives customers the real-time information they need to better manage the environmental factors that influence data center assets, including power and cooling.

About No Limits Software

No Limits Software is a leading provider of IT and Facility management solutions, including asset management, capacity planning, and power and environmental monitoring. No Limits Software’s patent-pending solution is unique in that it automates asset management to the rack unit. The RaMP solution eliminates the need for physical audits, dramatically reduces the time to find and repair equipment, improves system availability and improves data center energy efficiency by providing accurate capacity planning. Visit their web site at http://www.nolimitssoftware.com.

About RF Code, Inc.

RF Code is a provider of fully automated, real time asset management and wire-free environmental and power monitoring solutions as well as a leader in providing technology used by third parties to enhance their DCIM, BMS, ERP, EAM and other solutions. The company’s unique active RFID-based solutions provide IT professionals with a more efficient, more affordable and more cost-effective approach to managing IT assets and keeping technology environments in an optimal state. As a result, RF Code’s solutions significantly reduce the costs of tracking, monitoring and managing IT assets, while delivering an immediate return on investment. Visit their web site at http://www.rfcode.com.



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Green Builder? Media Announces Exciting New Project Developments At the VISION House? in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot?

Green Builder® Media Announces Exciting New Project Developments
At the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®

Green Builder Media

Eastsound, WA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012

The creativity and imagination of Walt Disney Imagineering along with the work of many hammers, saws and drills are bringing to life Green Builder Media’s VISION House exhibit at INNOVENTIONS. Projected to open late spring in celebration of Earth Day, this experiential exhibit will educate and inform visitors on the benefits of green homes and offer sustainable living ideas that INNOVENTIONS visitors can take home to enhance their daily lives. Exponential change, after all, is the result of the incremental improvements made by individuals every day.

This is exactly what Green Builder Media, North America’s leading media company focused on sustainable living, had in mind when it launched the VISION House in INNOVENTIONS project in late 2011. “The purpose of the VISION House in INNOVENTIONS is to engender sustainable thinking,” says Green Builder Media CEO Sara Gutterman. “By showcasing advanced green products and demonstrating a wide spectrum of cost-effective, sustainable choices, the VISION House in INNOVENTIONS provides homeowners with real solutions for contemporary green living. We anticipate that each visitor leaves the exhibit with specific ideas that can help them make their homes and lives more resource efficient and environmentally responsible.”

This week, Green Builder Media announced the addition of new product categories to the VISION House in INNOVENTIONS experience, including:

    Energy efficient windows and doors from Pella
    Hardwood flooring and cabinets from Armstrong World Industries

Inspired by Green Builder Media’s VISION House demonstration series, the interactive exhibit will highlight the major themes of whole-home automation, energy generation and efficiency, water conservation, indoor environment quality, security, integrated multi-generational design, and durability.

As guests tour the home, they will be educated on intelligent products and advanced technologies, such as:

    Electronic vehicle charging station by Siemens
    Chevy Volt electric vehicle by GM
    High efficiency heating and cooling systems and controls and innovative whole-home automation system and door hardware by Ingersoll Rand.
    Durable and environmentally friendly exterior systems, including smog-eating tile roofs, cultured stone, bricks, permeable pavers, and trim by Boral
    Ventilation solutions to improve indoor air quality by Panasonic
    Water-conserving fixtures, faucets, showerheads, and home standby generators by KOHLER
    ENERGY STAR certified home appliances by Bosch
    LED lighting solutions by SYLVANIA

After visitors return home, primed with magical ideas to make their own castles more sustainable, they can extend their INNOVENTIONS experience and access ongoing information about sustainable living through Green Builder’s dynamic online, mobile, digital, and social media solutions.

About Green Builder Media

Green Builder® Media, LLC is the leading media company in North America focused on green building and sustainable living. With a comprehensive suite of print and digital media solutions, demonstration projects, case studies, online training, and live events, Green Builder Media assists building professionals in preparing themselves for the new green economy and helps homeowners understand how to live more sustainably. For more information about sponsorships, contact Sara Gutterman at sara@greenbuildermag.com. For more information about Green Builder Media, visit http://www.greenbuildermag.com or contact Heather Wallace at heather(at)greenbuildermag(dot)com.

About INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®

INNOVENTIONS is located in the heart of Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Creativity and imagination abound as guests celebrate inspiration and the innovations that improve their lives and expand their horizons. Hands-on, interactive exhibits allow children and adults to be immersed into ideas that inform, entertain and inspire. For more information about INNOVENTIONS, visit http://www.innoventions.disney.com.


Opening this spring, the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® is a ground-breaking green show    home exhibit presented by Green Builder Media® in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering. This    experiential exhibit in the heart of Epcot® highlights the very best in green residential design and sustainable living. Visitors will leave with a greater understanding of green design, technology, and products as well as a host of sustainable living ideas that they can incorporate in their lives the minute they get home from vacation. Sponsors for this exciting project include Siemens, GM, Ingersoll Rand, Boral, Panasonic, Armstrong, Kohler and Pella.



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More Environmental Change Press Releases

U.S. Forest Service Highlights Expansion of Restoration of National Forests

U.S. Forest Service Highlights Expansion of Restoration of National Forests

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Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 02, 2012

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new report, Increasing the Pace of Restoration and Job Creation on our National Forests, that outlines a strategy and series of actions for management on 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands managed by the U.S. Forest Service. As part of the accelerated restoration strategy, $ 40 million for 20 forest and watershed restoration projects have been announced for the upcoming year. The funding includes ten new projects under the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) program, continued funding for the original 10 projects selected under the CFLR program in 2010, and an additional $ 4.6 million to support other high priority restoration projects.

“Through our partnerships with states, communities, tribes and others, we are committed to restoring our forests and bringing jobs to rural America,” said Vilsack. “Whether the threat comes from wildfire, bark beetles or a changing climate, it is vital that we step up our efforts to safeguard our country’s natural resources.”

Within the context of the overall restoration program, the strategy and actions announced today are designed to expand the number of forest acres treated by 20 percent over the next three years and increase the pace of active forest management, including fuels reduction, reforestation, stream restoration, road decommissioning, replacing and improving culverts, forest thinning and harvesting, prescribed fire and a range of other techniques.

As a result of these efforts, the Forest Service will be able to accomplish critical restoration objectives, including for water, wildlife, forest health and resilience, and community safety. This effort will support jobs and stimulate a more vibrant forest industry that will provide the workers and the know-how to undertake other restoration projects. Altogether, the Forest Service estimates this will increase the amount of forest products sold in 2014 to 3 billion board feet, up from 2.4 billion board feet in 2011.

The restoration of National Forest System lands is critically needed to address a number of threats to the health of forest ecosystems, watersheds, wildlife habitats and forest dependent communities. Major threats include wildland fire, climate change, beetle epidemics and invasive species.

The national forests and grasslands are the backdrop and neighbor to many rural and urban communities, providing a range of values and benefits, including clean drinking water for millions of people across the U.S., vital wildlife habitat, a variety of recreation opportunities, and other multiple uses that support jobs and economic growth in rural communities. The Forest Service’s restoration program of work is designed to sustain the ability of these lands to continue to deliver a full range of ecosystem services for generations to come.

These restoration efforts will further stimulate local economies by retaining and increasing other forest related jobs, such as the 1,550 jobs expected to maintained or generated through implementation of the CFLR projects, and by supporting recreation activities and attracting more tourists to rural areas. Currently, recreation activities on National Forest System lands contribute $ 14.5 billion annually to the U.S. economy and support hundreds of thousands of jobs in local communities.

“Accelerated restoration efforts demonstrate a shared vision where environmentalists, forest industry and local communities are working together to build healthier forests and contribute to local economies,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “The increased restoration work will benefit the environment and people, with more resilient ecosystems, improved watersheds and wildlife habitat, hazardous fuel reduction, and outputs of forest products. We hope accelerated restoration activities will bring all of our partners together, working as allies for forest conservation.”

The Forest Service will increase restoration activities with a series of actions, some of which are already underway. The list includes: expanding collaborative landscape partnerships; finalizing and implementing a new forest Planning Rule; implementing the Watershed Condition Framework; improving efficiencies of the planning process for restoration projects under the National Environmental Policy Act; implementing Integrated Resource Restoration budgeting; implementing the agency bark beetle strategy; improving the implementation and efficiencies of timber and stewardship contracts; and expanding markets for forest products.

The Forest Service received 26 proposals for Collaborative Forest Restoration Grants which were evaluated by a federal advisory committee. The committee recommended 13 projects to the USDA for funding consideration, of which 10 were selected under the program. Because the remaining three are high priority restoration projects and exemplify the intent of the program, the Forest Service is setting aside another $ 4.6 million to fund those projects as well.

Project proposals included ecological restoration treatments to reduce wildfire risk, enhance fish and wildlife habitats, maintain and improve water quality, use woody biomass and harvest timber. All of the landscape proposals include matching contributions from partners, either funds or in-kind services.

The following 10 new projects are approved for funding in 2012:

Burney-Hat Creek Basins Project, California – $ 605,000

Pine-Oak Woodlands Restoration Project, Missouri – $ 617,000

Shortleaf-Bluestem Community Project, Arkansas and Oklahoma – $ 342,00

Weiser-Little Salmon Headwaters Project, Idaho – $ 2,450,000

Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative, Idaho – $ 324,000

Southern Blues Restoration Coalition, Oregon – $ 2,500,000

Lakeview Stewardship Project, Oregon – $ 3,500,000

Zuni Mountain Project, New Mexico – $ 400,000

Grandfather Restoration Project, North Carolina – $ 605,000

Amador-Calaveras Consensus Group Cornerstone Project, California – $ 730,000

The following three projects are considered high priority restoration and are approved for funding in 2012 outside of the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Act:

Northeast Washington Forest Vision 2020, Washington – $ 968,000

Ozark Highlands Ecosystem Restoration, Arkansas – $ 959,000

Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Restoration and Hazardous Fuels Reduction, De Soto National Forest, National Forests in Mississippi – $ 2,710,000

The following 10 Collaborative Forest Landscape projects were approved for funding in 2010 and will continue to receive funding in 2012:

Selway-Middle Fork Clearwater Project, Idaho

Southwestern Crown of the Continent, Montana

Colorado Front Range, Colorado

Uncompahgre Plateau, Colorado

4 Forest Restoration Initiative, Arizona

Southwest Jemez Mountains, New Mexico

Dinkey Landscape Restoration Project, California

Deschutes Skyline, Oregon

Tapash Sustainable Forest Collaborative, Washington

Accelerating Longleaf Pine Restoration, Florida

Since taking office, President Obama’s Administration has taken historic steps to improve the lives of rural Americans, put people back to work and build thriving economies in rural communities. From proposing the American Jobs Act to establishing the first-ever White House Rural Council – chaired by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack – the President wants the federal government to be the best possible partner for rural businesses and entrepreneurs and for people who want to live, work and raise their families in rural communities.

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More Environmental Change Press Releases

US Military Ownership of GLOBAL Weather, Chemtrails Explained by The Massachusetts School of Law.

Unilateral Planetary-Scale Geoengineering: Geoengineering and the Challenge of Global Governance – Council on Foreign Relations www.cfr.org Collecting Rainwater Now Illegal in Many States as Big Government Claims Ownership Over Our Water – www.wellnessuncovered.com ‘Geo-engineering’ is the ultimate in pursuit of high risk ‘techno-fixes’ to the world’s big ecological problems. Its proponents want to use technology to attempt to ‘re-engineer’ the environment, for example by fertilising the ocean to produce huge algal blooms that supposedly will absorb carbon dioxide, or by polluting the upper atmosphere with nanoparticles in an attempt to deflect UV radiation and stop global warming. 191 countries recently rejected geo-engineering as environmentally reckless. But this week an announcement for the Australian Government’s “Climate Ready Program” suggested that geo-engineering projects using genetic engineering or nanotechnology may be eligible for federal funding nano.foe.org.au The Air Force is on record as saying they want to control the weather by 2025. The Massachusetts School of Law’s Educational Forum presents part 2 of a Conference on Global Climate Change with Dr. Ilya Sandra Perlingieri, author, educator and environmental writer. For more information visit mslaw.edu. THIS VIDEO ORIGINALLY UPLOADED JAN. 2010. www.ral.ucar.edu Scroll down and see US MILITARY are the sponsors for Australian Weather Modification and Hydrometorology services… WEATHER FRACKERS
Video Rating: 4 / 5

a movie where environmental change causes crime ?

Question by : a movie where environmental change causes crime ?
a movie where environmental change causes crime?

Best answer:

Answer by charlie_tuna57
The Pelican Brief (1993) — starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington
An effort to save a preserve for endangered pelicans and other birds inadvertently causes the murder of Supreme Court justices — or something very close to that.

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Biodiversity in Bangladesh

Dawn on St Martin’s island, the southernmost part of Bangladesh. This small island in the Bay of Bengal is, like Bangladesh itself, home to a composite mosaic of life. Its fine sand beaches are the nesting place for sea turtles, and the trees that line these beaches are home to a myriad number of birds. Below the surface of the water that surrounds St Martin’s is another world, rich in coral and the marine life for which Bangladesh — the land of water — is famed. This variety of life is what St Martins, indeed, what the whole world depends upon. The living networks of biodiversity provide all with the health, wealth, food, fuel and vital services. Yet on St Martins, and elsewhere across Bangladesh, this diversity is being undermined, with irreversible species loss threatening the basic life support systems upon which so much life depends. The tourist boats which each year bring thousands to explore the Island’s remarkable beauty, bring with them many environmental pressures. A lifeline to many who live on St Martin’s, the boats also mean more people, more roads and more construction than the Island’s fragile ecosystem can handle. Unplanned tourism is unleashing upon St Martins new challenges that for its thousands of years of existence it has not yet had to face. The tremendous pressures on natural resources faced by this small nation with a large population are similarly played out on St Martins. Overfishing of recent years has reduced fishery stocks, meaning that

A Major Documentary on Current Environmental Threats and How Jewish Teachings Can Be Applied in Responding to These Threats. Produced by Emmy-Award-winning producer, director, writer, and cinematographer Lionel Friedberg, A SACRED DUTY will take its place alongside Al Gore’s AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH and Leonardo di Caprio’s THE ELEVENTH HOUR as another powerful expose of the dangers of global warming. However, it goes beyond the latter two films, by showing how religious responses can make a major difference and why a shift toward plant-based diets is an essential part of efforts to reduce global climate change and other environmental threats.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Tibet on the Edge of Change (Part 1/6)

Click here for more Tibet videos : www.youtube.com “Tibet on the Edge of Change” 1994 documentary by (probably Clemens Kuby credited as) ‘William Bacon III’ — In 1959, after 10 years of resistance, the 14th Dalai Lama was forced from his home in Lhasa by the Red Chinese army. Now living in exile in Northern India, His Holiness still remains the spiritual and political leader to millions of Buddhists around the world. Since 1959 China has continued to invade Tibet, stripping the land of natural resources and robbing the people of their sovereign nation, their culture and their religion. — cameo: Kuby walks right behind Tenzin Gyatso (HH.XIV.DL) in the opening shot — b/w, from VHS(NTSC) (NeverTheSameColor) ” It is my dream that the entire Tibetan plateau should become a free refuge, where humanity and nature can live in peace and in harmonious balance. It would be a place where people from all over the world could come to seek the meaning of peace within themselves, away from the tensions and pressures of much of the rest of the world. Tibet coud indeed become a creative center for the promotion and developement of peace. ” HH. XIV Dalai Lama, April 1994, Nechung Dorje center, Hawaii ” It is my hoppe and fervent prayer that the day will come soon when Tibet will no longer be an occupied land, oppressed by force, unproductive and scarred by suffering. For a thosand years we Tibetans have adhered to spiritual and environmental values in order to maintain the delicate

The Environment and Economy In Conflict

In his new book, The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability, Dean Gus Speth asserts that today’s environmental reality is linked powerfully with growing social inequality and the neglect and erosion of democratic governance and popular control. Speth examines how these seemingly separate areas of public concern are intertwined and calls upon citizens to mobilize spiritual and political resources for change.

SiteLock Partners with GreenGeeks to Offer Customers the Best in Website Security

SiteLock Partners with GreenGeeks to Offer Customers the Best in Website Security

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St Johns, FL (PRWEB) January 16, 2012

SiteLock LLC (http://www.sitelock.com), a global leader in website security solutions for online businesses, announced today a new partnership with GreenGeeks, a leading provider of green energy web hosting. GreenGeeks leads the hosting world in providing energy efficient infrastructure for website hosting by being 300% wind powered as well as carbon neutral friendly. As a result of their alliance with SiteLock, they are also now able to extend the most complete website security technology and services to their end customers – online businesses.

SiteLock’s website security services include patent-pending Deep 360-Degree website security scanning, instant threat alerts, reputation management and expert engineering and support services. Unlike many website security companies that identify problems and provide threat and malware notification, SiteLock sees the issue through to resolution by assigning skilled website developers and security experts to solve the problem for partner hosted websites. GreenGeeks places the highest standards for their customer websites’ security, in addition to the environmentally-friendly hosting infrastructure they provide.

These services have never been more critical for GreenGeeks’ customers, as the frequency and intensity of website hacking, malicious software, and web application vulnerabilities accelerate the risks to online businesses worldwide.

“Business owners and online marketers and writers rely increasingly on open source applications for managing and enhancing their websites. This provides them with great flexibility, however due to constantly changing code and plugins that go untested, the chances of their websites being hacked or at risk for other threats has never been greater,” says Trey Gardner, CEO of GreenGeeks. “That’s why we’re excited to be working with SiteLock. Not only does their website security service protect our clients’ websites from defacement or data theft by identifying vulnerabilities, it also instills confidence in their visitors that they’ve taken steps to ensure that their site is safe to use, thus increasing their business. GreenGeeks will offer SiteLock website security through greengeeks.com and greengeeks.ca.”

“We are very excited to have a partner that has a strong business culture built around sustainability”, said Givonn Jones, Business Development Manager of SiteLock. “Our new partnership with GreenGeeks allows us to continue our mission of providing high-quality website security services to greater numbers of small businesses, website owners and their visitors.”    

About SiteLock

Established in 2008, SiteLock has helped small businesses protect their website and reputation through website security services and malware scanning. SiteLock offers the most affordable and complete website security solution available on the market, protecting against malware, spam, viruses and other vulnerabilities. SiteLock currently protects over 500,000 customers worldwide and scans over 2 million pages daily for threats. Many of these customers are online merchants that rely on their website as their business storefront. Each subscription of the service includes SiteLock’s Trust Seal, which is proven to increase sales and conversions by more than 10%. SiteLock is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida and has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit http://www.SiteLock.com or call 877-257-9263.

About GreenGeeks

GreenGeeks provides shared, reseller and dedicated server web hosting as well as domain name registration and domain management. GreenGeeks has offices in Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles and they service customers in over 40 countries worldwide. Since the start of operations, GreenGeeks has been the industry leader in eco-friendly web hosting by making their servers & areas of operation 300% green. GreenGeek has been inducted into the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership and utilizing clean energy only. For more information, visit greengeeks.com or greengeeks.ca



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Q&A: How did environmental factors affect social and cultural change in the various civilizations of the Indian?

Question by hawks: How did environmental factors affect social and cultural change in the various civilizations of the Indian?
How did environmental factors affect social and cultural change in the various civilizations of the Indian Ocean basin?..You would really be helping me out.

Best answer:

Answer by Peter R
I imagine isolation from China (Himalayans) had a part to play. And the monsoon season certainly effects their lives. I believe some of the rivers are holy as well as some mountains. Perhaps fertile soil in some parts do to conditions. Rivers can also be used for transportation, and that has effects on a civilization.

What do you think? Answer below!