harvesting : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the gathering of a ripened crop
- v gather, as of natural products
- v remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation
- Case in point: this water-harvesting machine, which can pull up to 500 gal.
- Among other allegations, Falun Gong, which is banned in China, accuses Chinese hospitals of harvesting organs from executed prisonersincluding some of the sect's own members .
- A great piece on the issue of organ harvesting in China and the dilemma facing all foreign reporters in China trying to cover the story by Daily Telegraph's Richard Spencer.
News & Articles
- Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you
With solar and wind harvesting technologies thriving, researchers are seeking other energy sources for which they can create harvesting devices. View the full article HERE .
June 14, 2013 - EETimes
- Discussion of rainwater harvesting for urban gardeners in Somerville June 12
The Somerville Garden Club will host Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Gardners at the Tufts Administration Building at 167 Holland St. on June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. The talk by Josh Briggs will focuse on small-scale systems, including solar-powered, suitable for the city gardener. Design, construction and local projects will be discussed. For information visit www.somervillegardenclub.org.
June 11, 2013 - Somerville Journal
- MAP: Sewage overflow closes shellfish harvesting in upper York River
RICHMOND (AP) -- Sewage overflows have prompted state health officials to close the upper York River for shellfish harvesting. The Virginia Department of Health said Tuesday that the upper York will reopen for shellfish harvesting on June 30. The closure affects bivalve mollusks such as oysters and clams. It doesn't affect crabs or fin fish. John Bull, spokesman for the Va. Marine Resources ...
June 11, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads
- Marc Grossman in Forbes
For many farmworkers, working in citrus provides the money needed to pay rent and buy food,said Marc Grossman, spokesman for the United Farmworkers of America. "You could find a job at a packing shed, but if you're not harvesting you're...
- Arnold Schwarzenegger in San Jose Mercury News
We must protect public health,Schwarzenegger said, "and that is why I am signing this executive order today that will suspend harvesting of all marine life for human consumption in the areas affected by the spill. Our priority must be...
- Bob McDonnell in The Virginian-Pilot
The chances of wildfires breaking out are much higher right now,McDonnell said in a news release. "Anyone using machinery that can cause a spark, including lawn mowers and grain harvesting equipment, or can be a source of intense heat,...