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2014-11-25 23:10:41

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2014-11-24 08:22:38

BELMONT, Calif. and SAO PAULO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.

2014-11-23 23:00:29

Well-managed, highly mechanized and commercial scale coconut plantations have been set up by Liquid Investments in order to grow the highest yielding coconut palm trees in the world.

2014-11-21 23:03:20

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2014-11-21 20:21:30

TSX-V: JAG TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jaguar Mining Inc.

2014-11-20 23:11:43

arvato Systems North America announced today the deployment of Nikon Brazil’s new world-class eShop.

2014-11-20 16:22:52

-- Sorghum plantings increase, led by biopower market demand THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov.


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Roupala montana
2014-10-14 11:03:04

Roupala montana is a shrub or small tree species. The species is a member of the Proteaceae family. R. montana can be found from Mexico to Central America and also in Trinidad and Tobago. The tree may be scattered across South America, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay and the south of Brazil. Roupala montana can grow anywhere from 3 to 26 feet tall. It is uncommon but an R. montana tree has even been recorded measuring 82 feet tall. Roupala montana has been known to be used for many different...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Maned Sloth, Bradypus torquatus
2014-05-05 11:17:21

The maned sloth or ai (Bradypus torquatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can only be found in southeastern Brazil, in the Atlantic coastal rainforest. It prefers to live in humid habitats like evergreen forests, but has been found in secondary and semi-deciduous forests. The average rainfall in areas where this species can be found reaches forty-seven inches per year. The maned sloth varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body length between...

Red-handed Howler, Alouatta belzebul
2014-05-05 10:47:10

The red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul) is a New World monkey that is native to Brazil and can be found in southeastern areas of the Amazon and in the area of the Atlantic forest between Sergipe and Rio Grande do Norte. It prefers to reside in thick forests within these areas. This species was once thought to hold three subspecies, but studies conducted regarding the appearance of the subspecies and their locations revealed that they were distinct enough to be classified separately. The...

Bearded Sakis
2014-04-17 14:43:34

The Bearded Sakis are 5 species of New World monkeys, listed in the genus Chiropotes. They reside in the eastern and central Amazon in South America, ranging through southern Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, French Guiana, and northern and central Brazil. The 5 species are completely allopathic, their distributions being separated by major rivers. Bearded Sakis are different from the closely related saki monkeys of the genus Pithecia by a pronounced bear, a tuft of hair that stretches out from...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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