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2013-02-01 23:01:35

According to a new market report "Energy Efficient Lamps and Ballasts Market - Latin America (South America, Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Central America) Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," published by Transparency Market Research, the market for energy efficient lamps in Latin America is expected to reach USD 3,552.4 million by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 23.2% from 2012 to 2018. Browse the full report at...

12 Unusual Shaman's Stones Discovered Near Boquete, Panama
2013-01-15 11:20:40

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones in the back of a small, prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete. The cache represents the earliest material evidence of shamanistic practice in lower Central America. Ruth Dickau, Leverhulme Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Exeter in England, unearthed the cache of stones in the Casita de Piedra...

2012-12-20 05:02:37

Caracas-based Tedexis, South and Central American enterprise mobility expert, partners with MobiWork® to provide MobiWork´s mobile workforce solutions to its customers. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Florida based MobiWork® today announced that Tedexis, a South American mobile solutions technology company headquartered in Caracas and covering the northern part of South America and all of Central America, will be bringing MobiWork® mobile workforce solutions...

2012-09-18 23:00:57

ReportsnReport.com adds new market research report “Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 - Clean Development Mechanism Projects and Climate Financing to Increase Renewables Share in the Energy Mix” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Renewable Energy Market in South and Central America to 2020 - Clean Development Mechanism Projects and...


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Silky short-Tailed Bat, Carollia brevicauda
2013-06-26 13:09:32

The silky short-tailed bat (Carollia brevicauda) can be found in Central and South America. Its range includes Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama, Mexico, Venezuela, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname, and Guyana. It prefers to reside in a large variety of habitats including savannahs, disturbed forests, and lowland rainforests. It can be easily confused with C. perspicillata in southeastern areas of Brazil. The diet of the silky short-tailed bat consists mainly of the fruit of Piper, but...

Post Storm Analysis Of Tropical Storm Aletta
2012-07-23 11:08:03

Tropical Storm Aletta was the first storm of the Eastern Pacific Season and it formed on May 14 off the coast of Central America. 11AM on May 14th Aletta had winds near 35mph and a central pressure of 1006mb. By May 15th Aletta had strong enough winds to support tropical storm status. The 17th of May found Aletta out in the Eastern Pacific interacting with colder waters and quickly weakened back to Tropical Depression strength. May 19th brought the last day of Aletta as it started to interact...

Guatemalan Black Howler, Alouatta pigra
2012-07-06 19:09:05

The Guatemalan black howler (Alouatta pigra), also known as the Yucatan black howler, is a species of howler monkey that is native to Central America. Its range includes Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and areas near the Yucatan Peninsula. It prefers to live in semi deciduous, evergreen, and lowland rainforests. The Guatemalan black howler is one of the largest of all New World monkeys, and the largest of all howler monkeys. Males are typically larger than females, weighing up to 25 pounds,...

2012-06-15 06:23:50

Symbol: IXOPH Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Distribution: IxophorusSchltdl. distribution:USA(HI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Commelinidae Order   Cyperales Family   Poaceae –...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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