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2015-01-27 00:20:33

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in California is the Best Hotel in the USA WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2015-01-26 08:27:02

Caribbean Island Offers "Starring Roles" And Celebrity Vacations PARK CITY, Utah, Jan.

2015-01-26 08:23:27

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WERPO (OTCBB: BBRD) is announcing its partnership with SEEDSOWERS INVESTORS AND DEVELOPERS CO.

2015-01-23 23:01:17

Uniweld’s Mario Portillo to focus on sales throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 In 2014, the American based manufacturing

2015-01-22 23:02:17

Unlimited Vacation Club Properties Earn Top Honor In Luxury Hospitality (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Unlimited Vacation Club (UVC) by AMResorts today announced

2015-01-12 20:21:28

Property and tourism sectors in the Caribbean and Central America set to grow in 2015, according to the latest edition of The Caribbean Property Investor magazine LONDON, Jan.

2015-01-12 08:35:31

Friendly Reservations Online Evolves into Oveedia, a Full Service Online Hospitality Booking Engine to Become Central American-Caribbean Hub LAS VEGAS, Jan.

2015-01-08 16:21:01

ms Zaandam also assists seven crewmembers from the yacht Polonus in Antarctica SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At 2:10 a.m. Jan.


Latest Caribbean Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

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...

Black Sea Urchin, Diadema antillarum
2013-11-06 11:22:21

Diadema antillarum, known also as the Lime Urchin, the Long-Spined Sea Urchin, or the Black Sea Urchin, is a species of sea urchin belonging to the family Diadematidae. It is characterized by its extremely long black spines. This species is the most plentiful and significant herbivore on the coral reefs of the western Atlantic and Caribbean basin. Then the population of these sea urchins is at a healthy level, they’re the main grazers which prevent algae overgrowth of the reef....

Black Sea Urchin, Diadema antillarum
2013-04-30 12:59:49

The black sea urchin (Diadema antillarum), also known as the lime sea urchin or the long-spined sea urchin, is a species that can be found in the Caribbean basin and the western waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It prefers to inhabit coral reefs in these areas and resides at depths of up to 32.8 feet. This species has a test, or outer shell, that is similar that of most species of sea urchin. However, this species has longer spines, a trait from which it derived one of its common names. These...

Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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