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2014-01-26 23:01:24

Actress Mia Farrow is joining international celebrities and activists to bring justice to the communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest affected by Chevron's oil pollution. Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The acclaimed actress and prominent humanitarian Mia Farrow will visit the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest were the multinational oil giant Chevron operated, and was sentenced by a local court to pay a multibillion-dollar fine for a massive environmental contamination....

2014-01-14 12:21:33

The airline will fly between Quito and Mexico City seven times a week QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Aeromexico, Mexico's largest global airline, submitted to Corporacion Quiport, the company operating the concession for Mariscal Sucre International Airport, its new Quito - Mexico City route, featuring daily flights between the two capitals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130315/MX77534LOGO) With the addition of this new destination,...

2013-12-23 23:04:29

Aerial Digital Archeology & Preservation (A.D.A.P), a non-invasive technology research group, has been exploring a mysterious rock structure discovered in the remote area of the Llanganates, a region famous for its connections with Inca legends. The site could belong to an ancient culture, be the emerged part of a buried pyramid, the lost tomb of the most famous Inca ruler or a unique natural formation. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Bruce Fenton, a British author, published a...

2013-11-22 23:01:23

Alexandra Cousteau is joining international celebrities and activists to bring justice to the communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest affected by Chevron's oil pollution. Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Alexandra Cousteau will visit this week the areas that were contaminated by Texaco, now Chevron, in the Ecuadorean Amazon, to convey to the world the situation that the affected communities lived through in the last few decades due to the company’s denial to correct...

2013-11-11 23:00:33

Antonia Juhasz, an oil industry expert and author, will visit Ecuador to see the contamination that Texaco, now Chevron, left behind in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Antonia Juhasz, an oil industry expert and author, will visit Ecuador to see the contamination that Texaco, now Chevron, left behind in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, and to meet with members of the local communities that were affected by the massive environmental...

2013-11-10 23:00:08

Ticket Down (http://www.ticketdown.com) announces they have rolled back prices on the friendly match between Argentina and Ecuador at the MetLife Stadium on 11/15. This popular secondary ticket exchange is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code cheap for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Ticket Down announces that they have lowered prices on all tickets for the friendly soccer match between Argentina and Ecuador at MetLife Stadium on Friday,...


Latest Ecuador Reference Libraries

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
2013-04-23 14:48:18

The Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) was occasionally previously known as Man O’War or man of War, a reflection of its rakish lines, aerial piracy of other birds, and speed. It’s widespread in the tropical Atlantic, breeding colonially in the trees in Florida, the Caribbean and the Cape Verde Islands. In addition, it breeds along the Pacific coast of the Americas from Mexico to Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands, as well. It is known as a vagrant as far from its...

Crested Eagle, Morphnus guianensis
2012-04-02 17:47:01

The Crested Eagle, (Morphnus guianensis), is a species of bird of prey found from Guatemala through Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia to north Argentina. In Brazil, this species has suffered greatly due to habitat destruction and is mostly found only in the Amazon basin in that region. In Ecuador it is mainly found in the Eastern Andean mountains. It is the only member of its...

Red-throated Caracara, Ibycter americanus
2012-04-02 16:55:31

The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...

Tawny-faced Quail, Rhynchortyx cinctus
2012-03-22 21:32:37

The Tawny-faced Quail (Rhynchortyx cinctus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is the only bird in its genus. It is found throughout Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its habitat includes subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. Image Caption: Artistic Depiction of Male Tawny-faced Quail. Credit: Wikipedia (public domain)

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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