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Most Of The Vertebrate Roadkill In Catalonia Is In Protected Areas
2012-10-24 13:43:27

Amphibians are the vertebrate group that is more likely to become roadkill in Catalonia, even more so than reptiles, mammals and birds. This is the case according to an international team of scientists who have concluded that highly protected areas are home to more cases of animal death on the roads. Our network of roads is considered one of the main threats to fauna survival. Researchers at the universities of Barcelona (UB), Porto (Portugal) and Uppsala (Sweden) have studied the number...

2012-09-10 23:01:01

Experienced endurance sport-touring motorcyclists encouraged to participate. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The Motomarathon Association, in partnership with Ayres Adventures Premium Motorcycle Tours, has set its first international Motomarathon for May 4-15, 2013 in the Pyrenees Mountains of northern Spain. Experienced endurance sport-touring riders and long-distance motorcyclists are encouraged to participate. The 2013 Ayres-Pyrenees Motomarathon will start and end in Barcelona,...

2012-07-05 10:43:48

A study by researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Universidad de Zaragoza has determined that when deciding whether to cooperate with others, people do not act thinking in their own reward, as had been previously believed, but rather individuals are more influenced by their own mood at the time and by the number of individuals with whom they have cooperated before. In addition to previous studies, this research is also based on an experiment carried out by the Institute for...

2012-01-02 11:49:45

A total of 1,303 high school students in Aragon have participated in an online scientific-social experiment to determine the problems and conflicts arising from cooperation in present day society. This experiment, organized by the Instituto Biocomputación y Física de Sistemas Complejos (The Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems) (BIFI) at the Universidad de Zaragoza, together with the Fundación Ibercivis and Universidad Carlos III de...

2011-05-12 17:25:00

MIAMI, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celistics, a global company specializing in distribution logistics of mobile headsets and electronics announces the appointment of Juan Maria Gallego-Toledo as Chief Commercial Officer. The designation of Gallego-Toledo will spearhead the growth strategy for Celistics' development of retail channels, physical and virtual, across Latin American markets. As Chief Commercial Officer, Gallego-Toledo's main objective will be to strengthen Celistics'...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Saga Holidays today announced it has acquired 500 acres of land on the original party Island of Ibiza. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Saga Holidays today announced it has acquired 500 acres of land on the original party Island of Ibiza. The purchase, part of a £50 million investment on the sun-kissed Balearic Island, is scheduled to complete development in 2014, and will see the launch of the Saga Holidays Pioneer Clubbers Village available exclusively to those aged 50 and over. As well...

2009-11-11 17:36:04

Jihadist networks "have been trying to implement their structure in Spain" since the 2004 Madrid train bombings, and therefore it is necessary for police authorities to "design and implement solutions to reduce the magnitude of the jihadist structural phenomenon in Spain". Those are the conclusions of a work document prepared by Javier Jordán Enamorado, professor of the Department of Political and Administration Sciences of the University of Granada (Spain) and expert on jihadist...

2009-02-11 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andalucia region of southern Spain romances New York with its 9th Annual Flamenco Festival in February, "one of New York City's most important events" (Newsday), thrilling audiences while inspiring them to visit Andalucia, birthplace of flamenco. The acclaimed Antonio Gades Company, established to perpetuate masterworks of the legendary dancer-choreographer, presents the flamenco version of "Carmen" in its USA premier, a re-staging of the Carlos Saura...

2008-10-22 09:00:35

Gas Natural Cegas, the distribution company of Gas Natural, has reaffirmed its commitment to invest in the expansion of distribution network in the community of Valencia, Spain. Following the construction of the Villalonga-Gandia-Oliva and Orihuela-Redovan-Benejuzar-Torrevieja pipelines, expected to be completed in 2008, 82% of the Valencia community will have gas coverage and more than 300,000 additional residents will be able to benefit from the advantages of natural gas.


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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