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NASA Studies South America's Volcanoes, Glaciers And Deserts With Microwave Energy
2013-04-04 07:07:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A NASA aircraft carrying the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) is finishing up a month-long mission to address a broad range of scientific questions over the Americas, including the dynamics of the Earth´s crust, glaciers and the carbon cycle. The flights began on March 7 from NASA´s Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, California and observed areas of the Earth from the Gulf Coast...

2013-03-27 12:29:51

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Sprungli are providing a financial gift to the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service's Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory (SPCL) to support genetics research on fine-flavor cocoa varieties found in Ecuador. The research may help ensure long term supply of cocoa and chocolate products that contain prized flavor attributes. WCF President Bill Guyton...

2013-03-26 20:23:51

Sillenger Enters Into Letter of Intent With Ecuador Bancorp TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sillenger Exploration Corp. ("Sillenger") (OTCQB: SLGX), is pleased to announce it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Toronto-based Ecuador Bancorp to conduct business in Ecuador. Through its relationship with Ecuador Bancorp Inc., Sillenger is examining, for the purposes of acquisition or Joint Venture, certain natural resource assets or businesses in Ecuador. A business model...

2013-03-21 04:20:56

ZURICH, Switzerland, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrates Takeda's long-term commitment to the Latin American market Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda"), today announced further expansion of its presence in Latin America with the launch of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Ecuador. Takeda Ecuador S.A. (Takeda Ecuador or "the Company") will be headquartered in Quito and will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Takeda's products in Ecuador....

2013-03-18 08:21:33

Company Revitalized and Positioned to Execute on Key Priorities Note:  All figures are quoted in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. CALGARY, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) is reporting today its 2012 financial results and 2013 business plan. In 2012, Ivanhoe Energy restructured and right-sized the organization to strengthen the balance sheet and better organize the Company to leverage expertise and resources and build long-term...

2013-03-04 23:01:27

$500,000 Award Recognizes Fundación Sobrevivencia Cofán for Extraordinary Creativity and Effectiveness Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Fundación Sobrevivencia Cofán (FSC, Cofan Survival Fund in English) is one of only 13 nonprofit organizations around the world to win this year´s MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The award, which was announced on February 28, recognizes exceptional grantees who have demonstrated creativity...

2013-02-20 08:24:03

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CD International Enterprises, Inc. ("CD International") (OTCQB: CDII), a U.S. based company that produces, sources, and distributes industrial commodities in China and the Americas and provides business and financial corporate consulting services, today announced that its CDII Minerals subsidiary has begun delivery of 10,000 metric tons of iron ore produced in Ecuador to a major Chinese trading company. The company expects to complete...

2013-02-14 08:24:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunWize Technologies, Inc. is working with three other organizations as members of a North American Consortium to develop two major solar photovoltaic projects in the Republic of Ecuador. These projects will help Ecuador diversify its renewable energy resources and promote energy efficiency among its people. In addition to SunWize, the consortium includes Solexica Energy Corporation, JCM Capital, and Radical Energy Inc....

2013-02-04 08:22:13

QUITO, Ecuador, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Wind & Solar (OTC: AWSL) and affiliate Atlantic Energy Ecuador, are pleased to report that they participated in the Ceremonial Subscription to Enable Title on Phase 1 of their 50 MW photovoltaic energy project, hosted by the National Electricity Council of Ecuador (CONELEC). The ceremony, held in Quito, was attended by Atlantic's senior executives, board members of CONELEC, local press, and government officials including: Esteban...

2013-01-28 08:22:34

QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Wind & Solar (OTC: AWSL), with affiliate and co-developer Atlantic Energy Ecuador, is pleased to report the receipt of notice from the National Electricity Council of Ecuador (CONELEC), confirming that two initial photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Province of Esmeraldas are to proceed under Ecuador's feed-in tariff program. The $150 million (USD) plants, representing 2 phases, will be built in the province of Esmeraldas and will be...


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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