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The vast area of Amazonia is one of Earth’s most biologically diverse environments. That diversity has attracted many scientists and countless studies. But sometimes it still feels as though we are just scratching at the surface.
The University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Exploratory Research Center has been awarded a $900,000 U.S.
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The new venture was announced at a business breakfast attended by compliance professionals from leading banks, merchants and service providers across Latin America. BOGOTA, Colombia,
Haitians and Americans offer Guided tours, Case Studies, and Global Water, Sustainability, Culture Lessons Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 24, 2014
Company assets increased by 93% and payables decreased by 60%. BOGOTA, Colombia, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc.
Ongoing seminar launched to address challenges in development and construction industries LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Nov.
Tennessee Valley Authority, Nebraska Public Power District, American Electric Power, BHP Billiton, Newmont Mining, and Rio Tinto are among the many industry leaders in attendance at annual event to
BOGOTA, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A.
The eastern pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the common pondhawk, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in North America. Its range includes eastern areas of the United States, Belize, two provinces of Canada including Ontario, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica, eleven states in Mexico, and Nicaragua, among other areas. This species is found near almost every source of water. It differs in appearance depending upon the sex, with males holding blue and green color and...
The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...
The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...
Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...
Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...
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