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2013-01-24 09:54:20

An increase in temperatures due to climate change could mean that the Andorran ski resorts have a shorter season in the future, especially in lower areas. A study undertaken by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and the Andorran Sustainability Observatory has analyzed the specific case of the Pyrenean country and predicted that financial losses could come close to 50 million euros. SINC. 22 de enero de 2013 One of the major challenges when studying climate change effects is to...

Most Of The Vertebrate Roadkill In Catalonia Is In Protected Areas
2012-10-24 13:43:27

Amphibians are the vertebrate group that is more likely to become roadkill in Catalonia, even more so than reptiles, mammals and birds. This is the case according to an international team of scientists who have concluded that highly protected areas are home to more cases of animal death on the roads. Our network of roads is considered one of the main threats to fauna survival. Researchers at the universities of Barcelona (UB), Porto (Portugal) and Uppsala (Sweden) have studied the number...

2012-10-11 04:04:02

VAL-PM will provide planned maintenance software at Valencia Group hotels San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Valencia Group is excited to be the first hotel company in the United States to partner with VAL-PM Solutions, planned maintenance software. Val-PM Solutions works with many hotel companies internationally with a proven-track record and award-winning product. Seanie Murphy, CEO of VAL-PM Solutions says, “we are delighted to enter into the US Market and align ourselves...

2012-09-10 23:01:01

Experienced endurance sport-touring motorcyclists encouraged to participate. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The Motomarathon Association, in partnership with Ayres Adventures Premium Motorcycle Tours, has set its first international Motomarathon for May 4-15, 2013 in the Pyrenees Mountains of northern Spain. Experienced endurance sport-touring riders and long-distance motorcyclists are encouraged to participate. The 2013 Ayres-Pyrenees Motomarathon will start and end in Barcelona,...


Latest Geography of Spain Reference Libraries

Laurel, Laurus novocanariensis
2014-02-14 14:59:58

Laurus novocanariensis is a large shrub or tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. The genus includes 3 species each containing several overlapping characteristics. L. novocanariensis can grow up to 66 feet high. It has aromatic, dark green glossy and leathery leaves, which have small glands in the armpit of the spine. The shrub or tree has lateral veins. It bears small white flowers that are about .4 inches in diameter.  The flowers are born in pairs beside a leaf. The fruit it...

Balearic Sea
2013-04-18 22:04:34

The Balearic sea, or otherwise known as the Iberian Sea, is a body of water located in the Mediterranean Sea near the Balearic Islands. Image Caption: Satellite Picture of the Balearic Sea. Credit: Serg!o/Wikipedia

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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