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2011-01-25 00:02:25

Thousands of supporters across the country answer an urgent call to help the Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI, and UNICEF get an anti-malaria mosquito net to every family in the Central African Republic Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Today, the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI (Population Services International), and UNICEF announced the successful delivery of nearly 1 million anti-malaria mosquito nets in the Central African Republic...

2010-10-14 05:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "Changing Central Africa," a benefit concert being sponsored by Raleigh's Hope Community Church on Oct. 17, will help provide sustainable agriculture, fresh water and education to those in the Central African Republic. The event, featuring classic rock music by local bands, is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Longbranch, Raleigh's largest indoor concert hall. SideWinder will headline the benefit concert, with Band of Brothers opening the...

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2010-01-14 11:29:15

Understanding local human cultures is key to preserving gorillas, elephants and other wildlife in African parks and reserves, according to new research from Purdue University. "Conservation efforts and the management of protected areas are often designed with the best intentions, but sometimes supporting scientific data is missing or incorrect assumptions are made about a local culture or even the outsiders or trade that plays a role in the area," said Melissa Remis, a professor of...

2008-07-25 12:00:12

Text of report by French state-funded public broadcaster Radio France Internationale on 25 July [Presenter] At least 42 passengers are said to have drowned, 115 are missing and only 20 survivors after a boat sank on the Ubangi river in northwestern [DR]Congo- Kinshasa on Tuesday [22 July]. The accident took place on the Ubangi river in the northern [DR]Congolese district of Ubangi and the prefecture of the Basse Coto [as heard] in Central African Republic [CAR], Sophie Epstein do we have...


Latest Central African Republic Reference Libraries

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.