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2013-06-06 23:22:57

Quick Life, Denver, CO, announced its selection of Paperless Solutions Group’s suite of eProcess products to further automate Quick Life’s life insurance application fulfillment service.

2013-06-03 23:22:50

Industry leaders join forces to enable secure Straight-Through-Processing (STP) globally. DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 AlphaTrust Corporation (

Agricultural Fires In Africa
2013-06-03 18:02:07

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite detected dozens of fires burning in central Africa on June 03, 2013.

Amazon Tree Seeds Become Smaller, Weaker Because Of Bird Decline
2013-05-31 11:39:54

Over the last century, the disappearance of large, fruit-eating birds from the tropical forests of Brazil has caused the region’s forest palms to produce smaller, less successful seeds, according to an international team of researchers.

Bechstein's Bat Is Forest Specialist
2013-05-28 15:54:23

A new study sheds a little light on the origins of the Bechstein's bat, which tends to be thought of as a Euro-Siberian species.

Agricultural Expansion In Amazon Will Only Decrease Productivity
2013-05-10 09:45:13

Widespread agricultural expansion in Brazil destroys equally as much rainforest, negating any benefits for the region. In fact, researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters, have called the practice a “no-win situation.”

2013-05-07 23:29:51

The first creation of the new partnership between Wufoo and DocVerify has been released.

Sierra Nevada Lake Contains Atmospheric Contamination from Bronze Age
2013-04-30 18:41:53

Scientists have found atmospheric contamination is not a recent fact and can be traced back to pre-historic times.


Latest Deforestation Reference Libraries

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2009-07-02 22:38:33

The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia in Portuguese, and Selva Amazónica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...

Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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