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Change In Critical Grasslands Diminishing Cattle Production

Change In Critical Grasslands Diminishing Cattle Production

Sandy Leander, ASU School of Life Sciences Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs, are moving...

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2014-08-20 16:22:13

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE: PAM; Buenos Aires Stock Exchange: PAMP), the largest integrated electricity company in Argentina that, through its subsidiaries, participates in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, announces the results for the six-month period and quarter ended on June 30, 2014. All figures are stated in Argentine Pesos and have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting...

2014-08-18 12:23:02

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), North America's largest farmer-owned company and a global energy, grains and foods business, announced today it has reached agreement to allow Noble Argentina S.A. to acquire a portion of the CHS share of an export terminal joint venture at Necochea, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. CHS Argentina currently own 30 percent of Sitio 0 de Quequen S.A. (Sitio 0). After finalizing the transaction, CHS...

2014-08-12 23:00:25

Last June 4th, Making Sense performed a User testing in CAECE University, Mar del Plata, Argentina, to determine the participant's satisfaction while using its App Doppler. Making Sense is an IT software development company that cares about their clients' needs, what they think and which are their comments and experiences using their services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Last June 4th, Making Sense organized and accomplished a User Testing in CAECE University, Mar del...

2014-08-12 16:25:57

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biometrics Market in Latin America 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2234309/Biometrics-Market-in-Latin-America-2014-2018.htmlAbout BiometricsBiometrics measure and analyze biological data. These systems capture biological traits such as fingerprints, facial patterns, irises, eye retinas, voice patterns, and hand measurements from the subject and compare the data with one or more...

2014-08-12 12:33:19

Hotels.com Disconnect to Reconnect survey reveals Asian countries are most attached to mobile devices while traveling DALLAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new global survey from Hotels.com® found that only 35 percent of American travelers are unwilling to ditch their devices while on vacation. Travelers from Thailand were found to be the least prepared to give up their mobile technology, with a staggering 85 percent of Thai travelers saying they'd be unwilling to do so....

2014-08-12 08:28:12

Argentina's leader in digital media joins forces with Glo Creative MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glo Creative, Miami's newest boutique advertising agency, has opened its doors with a bang. From representing the most prominent yacht brands to helping launch Newsmax TV network, Glo Creative has stepped up to the challenge of providing world-class creative thinking for rising brands. And in the agency's most recent endeavor, the creative powerhouse has formalized a strategic...

2014-08-11 12:21:29

Inaugural event features PGA TOUR stars competing alongside PGA TOUR Latinoamerica players in Latin America NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced today an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the inaugural America's Golf Cup, a team format event featuring members of PGA TOUR Latinoamerica competing alongside PGA TOUR stars such as Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Angel Cabrera and Andres Romero....

2014-08-08 04:20:25

AURORA, ON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. THREE MONTHS ENDED SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, JUNE 30, 2014 2013 2014 2013...

2014-08-07 16:23:53

TSX:SLW NYSE:SLW VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton is pleased to announce that it has initiated a corporate social responsibility program to provide financial support for its partners' social projects in mining communities where Silver Wheaton purchases its precious metals. Silver Wheaton has recently committed to supporting programs led by two of its partners, Primero Mining Corp. ("Primero") and Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick"). "Silver Wheaton has...

2014-08-07 00:20:49

Strong Production and Funds Flow, Argentina Business Unit Sale to Increase Focus on Core Assets and Substantial Brazil Reserves Increase CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE, TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. All dollar amounts are in United States ("U.S.") dollars unless...


Latest Argentina Reference Libraries

Monito del Monte, Dromiciops gliroides
2014-04-30 10:08:55

The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...

IKA Estanciera
2014-02-02 14:43:27

Industrias Kaiser Argentina S.A (IKA) was a car manufacturer in Cordoba Province, Argentina that was established in 1956. On January 19, 1955, the Argentina government signed an agreement with Kaiser Motors of the United States to manufacture vehicles in Argentina. Kaiser shipped 1,021 complete vehicles as well as automobile manufacturing equipment to them and a new plant was built. IKA’s first Jeep was driven out of the plant on April 27, 1956. Various Willys Jeep models were the...

Siam Di Tella 1500
2014-02-01 10:00:28

Siam Di Tella was an automobile  manufacturer in Argentina founded in 1911 by Torcuato di Tella. It originally produced bread making machines until the 1920s when the company began to produce fuel dispensers. In 1930 di Tella converted his new factory in Buenos Aires to produce industrial machinery and home appliances. In 1935 under license from Westinghouse the company began making commercial freezers and in 1948 began producing household refrigerators. In 1948, 11,000 units annually...

Screaming Hairy Armadillo, Chaetophractus vellerosus
2013-08-22 10:52:59

The screaming hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus vellerosus), also known as the crying armadillo, is a species that is native to southern and central areas of South America. Its range includes areas of Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay, among other areas. It resides in a number of different habitats including tropical and subtropical arid forests, temperate deserts, and arid deserts, however it is not found in any areas with rocky terrain because it cannot construct burrows there. The first...

Giant Armadillo, Priodontes maximus
2013-06-18 09:18:02

The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus), known locally as many names including ocarro, is a species that is native to eastern areas of South America, although it is now found in a wide range that includes northern Argentina. It resides in a variety of habitats including tropical forests. Despite its large range, the species has a scattered distribution. The giant armadillo reaches an average body length between thirty and thirty-nine inches, with an average weight between sixty-two and...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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