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People are quickly rediscovering the health benefits of yoga, especially in beauty and wellness conscious South America.
CHANGZHOU, China, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today
A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed
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TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announced today its production and sales results for the first quarter, 2014. Brad
Chanavayita town suffers from a severe earthquake, but drinking water supplied by RWL Water is uninterrupted. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 On
Curator Pablo León de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From
SANTIAGO, Chile, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations
eVigilo, an Israeli company that develops population warning systems to many countries around the world, announced another achievement in its Chilean deployment, where millions of people in Chile’s
Lomatia ferruginea is commonly referred to as Fuinque. It is a small tree species that can be found naturally growing only in Chile. It is a member of the Proteaceae family. L. ferruginea is an evergreen tree with only a few branches. The newer shoots are blanketed by reddish-brown hairs. The tree can grow over 20 feet tall. It has fern-like leaves that grow on an average of about 13 to 14 inches long and 8 to 10 inches wide. The upper surface of the leaves are green while underneath is a...
Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...
Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...
Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...
The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.