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New Beetle Species From The Society Islands
2012-10-11 06:06:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If exploring remote mountaintops and naming new beetle species has always been a dream of yours, you might want to jump on that now that there are two fewer such mountains left. James Liebherr, curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, has described 14 species of predatory carabid beetles, also called ground beetles, found on Mont Tohiea and Mont Mauru in the Society Islands. Liebherr was part of a U.S. National Science...

2012-10-01 02:27:16

PARIS, October 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience the expedition at http://www.ourplanetreviewed.org How many species live on Earth? The answer to this question probably resides in the study of biodiversity hotspots. Six years after the Santo expedition in Vanuatu, and 2 years after the Mozambique-Madagascar expedition, scientists are once again embarking on a voyage of discovery to learn about our planet's biodiversity. Led by France's National Museum of Natural History,...

2012-09-21 10:24:55

WEST PERTH, Western Australia, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WA Housing Centre, known for its innovative incentives on home and land packages in Perth has recently unveiled its "Refer A Friend" Program. The program, which focuses on previous customers who have purchased a new home in Perth or South West through WA Housing Centre, allows them to refer a friend or family member to the home builders for the opportunity to earn a $1,000 reward cheque. When asked about the latest WA Housing...

2012-08-30 10:27:52

TOFOL, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new travel video gives visitors an inside look at the beautiful and peaceful Pacific island of Kosrae. Located halfway between Hawaii and Guam, Kosrae is home to protected and pristine coral reefs and dive sites, ancient ruins, lush rainforests and a vibrant local culture. "Kosrae is an amazing place for a vacation or a lifetime, says Grant Ismael, director of the Kosrae Visitors Bureau. "This...

2012-07-01 06:20:13

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., July 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NVR, Inc. (NYSE: NVR), one of the nation's largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies, celebrates the Grand Opening of the new Ravenna single-family model home at Windsor Ridge at Wellington in Williamsburg, Virginia. Built by NVR's Ryan Homes division, Windsor Ridge at Wellington is a new collection of gorgeous single-family homes set against the peaceful backdrop of Lake Nice. Prices at Windsor Ridge at Wellington start from the upper...

2012-03-27 18:20:09

Ore Processing Commenced at the Young-Davidson MineQ4 2011 and Analyst Day Webcast Scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time TORONTO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico" or "the Company") is pleased to report financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. Fourth Quarter Highlights((1),(2) ) -- Revenues of $154.8 million,a 118% increase over...

2012-03-20 10:25:40

WELLINGTON, Fla., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance, a group of residents focused on preserving Wellington's equestrian and rural character, issued a statement regarding the new outcome of the recent election. The election results were positive for the Alliance as all three of the candidates who were endorsed by the Alliance were declared winners. The Alliance is urging local and state officials to accept the voters' wishes and ensure that the...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Melbourne Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Melbourne Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. Melbourne Australia (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Melbourne Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Mirvac Hotels & Resorts offer exciting new Queensland conference venues in the Gold Coast and Palm Cove. Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sea Temple Surfers Paradise With sleek, modern décor, natural light, state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, BBQ and unique break-out areas, the brand new 5-star Sea Temple Surfers Paradise is unlike any other property on the Gold Coast. The perfect Gold Coast conference location for PCOs planning...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

SYDNEY, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney Festival is an annual three-week Festival celebrating Sydney in summer. Every January, the Festival brings the harbour city to life with an explosive array of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and talks. Sydneysiders and visitors know Sydney Festival is the most wonderful summer festival in the world - a claim underpinned by the city's lustre and charisma, making it an ideal showcase for the world's great artists. To view the multimedia...


Latest Geography of Oceania Reference Libraries

Pinnacles National Park
2013-04-24 16:46:42

Pinnacles National Park is located in the state of California in the United States. The park is comprised of 26,606 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Ohlone people. When Spanish explorers arrived in the area, they brought diseases that nearly wiped out all of the Ohlone people, leaving the area uninhabited until Anglo-Americans arrived in 1865. By the 1880’s, visitors like picnickers and explorers began moving into the area, with the first...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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