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Researchers Discover A New Species Of Beetle Discovered In The World's Deepest Cave
2014-07-02 03:12:40

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology The unusual habitat of the Krubera cave in the Western Caucasus remains a mystery. Researchers from two Spanish universities have discovered a new species of beetle in the depths of this cave. Cave beetles are one of the most iconic species found in subterranean habitats. They were historically the first living organisms described by science that are adapted to the conditions of hypogean or subterranean life. Now, a Portuguese...

2014-04-29 23:04:42

Experience the splendors and the contrasts of the Caucasus with Exeter International, a Rebecca Recommends endorsed company. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Exeter International’s “Discovery of the Caucasus” tour was recently chosen as one of National Geographic Traveler’s 2014 Tours of a Lifetime. The 12-day tour is featured in the magazine's May issue and on the National Geographic Traveler’s award-winning website. This unique itinerary offers a deep cultural and historical...

2014-03-20 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has Wednesday declared its support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine but it has also demanded that the same principles of international law apply to its annexed territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions, which have been occupied by Armenia for more than 20 years. In an open letter addressed to all European institutions, Elkhan Suleymanov, member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary...

2013-10-02 23:02:45

Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the highest building in the Caucasus. Sydney Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the Socar Tower project in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Socar Tower at 209 meters is the highest building in the Caucasus region. The...

2013-06-28 23:24:17

The Millennium Project gives first public demonstrations in Azerbaijan of 3-D Printing, Holographic Projection, and Personal Genetic Sequencing on a Computer Chip at the Baku Future Forum on Post-oil Dependency and the Next Economies (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Government leaders and futurists attending the Baku Future Forum "Next Big Things for the Future of Azerbaijan: Implications for Action Today" discussed the roles of ICT, nanotechnology, synthetic biology, 3-D printing,...


Latest Caucasus Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:29:46

Symbol: NEGR3 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

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2006-03-31 13:15:04

The Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family Turdidae. During times of breeding it is found in the higher regions of western and central Europe and also in the Caucasus. During winter it prefers the warmer south. Ring Ouzels are omnivorous, and prefer a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar, laying several eggs in a neat cup-shaped nest in rocky areas such as gullies or scree slopes. They do not form flocks, but...

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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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