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2014-03-10 23:23:43

ARA Appoints Robert Stemplinger as Sr. Director, Programming and Data Standards Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 ARA announces the appointment of Robert Stemplinger as Sr. Director, Programming and Data Standards. Mr. Stemplinger will report directly to Peter Shabe, ARA’s President and CEO. Mr. Stemplinger joins ARA from a 16-year period with ICON Clinical Research, where he most recently served as Senior Director, Statistical Programming, and previously as Senior Director, Data...

2014-02-05 16:31:43

NEW DELHI, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of the flurry of announcements made by OIS-AT at DefExpo 2014 regarding strategic relationships, the companyalso announced its strategic relationship with ARA, USA as their OEM in India. Under this agreement OIS-AT will work in all functions as an OEM of the Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle's (UAVs) and advance this product in India. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/667865-a ) "We are pleased...

2013-11-07 23:30:25

The Cardia Draconis is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an Air Force Emergency Manager, and the command representative from each of the Air Force Major Command (MAJCOM) signs the Award Proclamation; only nine others have ever been awarded the Air Force’s Cardia Draconis honor. Panama City, Florida (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 More than 60 friends, family and colleagues (both past and present) gathered recently to witness the presentation of the Cardia Draconis or “Heart of the...

2013-09-27 23:18:32

To ensure preparedness of Air Force personnel to “continue the fight” in a WMD environment, the Air Force turned to ARA’s team of CBRN and Instructional Systems Design experts to develop a comprehensive training course. ARA’s Training Solutions Super Group recently completed the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Awareness Course for the U. S. Air Force Emergency Management Program managed by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. Panama City, FL (PRWEB)...

2013-09-25 23:02:55

As Senior Vice President, Strategy Development, Dr. Ullrich will be responsible for developing ARA strategy through identification of emerging trends and growth areas to guide and focus ARA’s IR&D, strategic hire, and business development investments. Dr. Ullrich will have a leading role in executing this strategy through development of existing and new customers, capture of new business, analyzing technology futures, supporting IR&D investment decisions, and providing technical...

2013-09-04 23:01:16

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has divested its wholly owned subsidiary, Geo-Marine, Inc. (GMI), to Versar, Inc. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has divested its wholly-owned subsidiary, Geo-Marine, Inc. (GMI), to Versar, Inc. GMI provides engineering design, construction management, environmental planning and programming, and other services in support of a range of government, industry, and commercial clients. ARA acquired GMI...

2013-06-04 23:16:16

Former employee and a friend, Tim Samaras was killed by a tornado in Oklahoma on Friday, May 31, 2013. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Former employee and a friend, Tim Samaras was killed by a tornado in Oklahoma on Friday, May 31, 2013. Tim was working to solve problems of national importance. His efforts to improve the understanding of tornadoes was directly aimed at improving the safety and well-being of people across the country. During his decade-long affiliation with ARA, Tim...

Texas Researchers Sequence Entire Genome Of Scarlet Macaw
2013-05-14 09:24:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what is being hailed as a “groundbreaking” advancement in the fields of avian evolution, biology and conservationism, researchers from the Texas A&M University (TAMU) College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have successfully sequenced the complete genome of a Scarlet macaw. Dr. Christopher Seabury and Dr. Ian Tizard of the College Station, Texas-based university´s Schubot Exotic Bird Health...


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Cuban Macaw, Ara tricolor
2014-09-11 11:07:56

The Cuban Macaw or the Cuban Red Macaw (Ara tricolor) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to Cuba and the Isla de la Juventud, an island off of the coast of west Cuba. At around 18 to 20 inches long it was one of the smaller members of the Ara genus of macaws. It was the last species of macaw that was native to the Caribbean islands to go extinct. A number of skins are preserved in museums; however, no eggs have survived. A pair was kept in the royal menagerie at Schonbrunn...

Hyacinth Macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
2009-06-16 17:47:50

The Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), or Hyacinthine Macaw, is a species of parrot that is found in South America. It exists in three main colonies: the Pantanal region of Brazil, the Cerrado region of eastern Brazil, and around the Tocantins River, Xingu River, Tapajós River, and the Marajó island in the eastern Amazon Basin of Brazil. They are also found in eastern Bolivia and northeastern Paraguay. Its habitat is palm swamps, woodlands, and other semi-open wooded areas. It...

Red-shouldered Macaw, Diopsittaca nobilis
2009-06-04 22:50:45

The Red-shouldered Macaw (Diopsittaca nobilis), also known as the Noble Macaw, Long-wing Macaw, and Hahn's Macaw, is a species of parrot native to Venezuela, the Guianas, Bolivia, Brazil, and far south-eastern Peru. It is found mostly in tropical lowlands, savannah and swamplands. This is not considered an endangered species, although populations in the wild have declined due to habitat loss. Though not considered endangered, it is illegal to export wild caught birds of this species. The...

Blue-winged Macaw, Primolius maracana
2009-06-04 22:44:54

The Blue-winged Macaw (Primolius maracana) is a species of parrot found in central and eastern South America. In the pet trade, this species is known as Illiger's Macaw. It is found in eastern and southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, and formerly (not confirmed) in north-eastern Argentina. Its habitat is evergreen and deciduous forests. Due to capture for the pet trade, this species has declined in population in the wild in the southern parts of its range. This species has been considered...

Green-winged Macaw, Ara chloropterus
2009-06-04 22:36:32

The Green-winged Macaw (Ara chloropterus), also known as the Red-and-green Macaw, is a species of parrot found throughout northern South America. Although this is the most common macaw in the wild, its numbers are declining due to habitat loss and illegal capture for the pet trade. The breast of the Green-winged Macaw is bright red. The lower feathers of the wing are green. The reddish tail is surrounded by teal feathers. There are red lines around the eyes. This is a large, strong bird...

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