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2014-01-06 23:25:12

ToKenya.com Inc., a leading provider of luxury African safaris, has announced it will help even more dreams come true in the New Year with the launch of a ground breaking balloon safari package at a record breaking low price cost. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 The ultimate in adventurous experiences, the new balloon safaris from ToKenya.com is priced at just $349. Thought to be the lowest ever price for a ballooning safari experience in East Africa, the industry best fee...

2014-01-02 23:28:30

Quantum Spatial Senior Vice President and Alaska Region Manager Tony Follett has retired after 40 years with the company. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Quantum Spatial Senior Vice President and Alaska Region Manager Tony Follett has retired after 40 years with the company. During his tenure he was involved in all facets of the business with a particular focus on photogrammetry, surveying, and geospatial project management. Tony was responsible for operations in Alaska, Western...

2014-01-02 08:21:07

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighborhood Gardening Services Los Angeles offers extensive gardening and landscaping services to clients throughout the Los Angeles area. Having an attractive lawn can significantly increase curb appeal and property values. The right landscaping and hardscaping features can be used to create an overall look and feel that complements a home or business. Neighborhood Gardening offers extensive gardening services, including artificial turf...

2013-12-19 23:28:07

RESPA-compliant title joint venture leader announces a new partnership with Keller Williams Greater Portland Market Center. The venture marks the company’s first venture in Maine. Media, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Title Alliance Ltd announced today they will be expanding their geographical reach to Maine with their most recent partnership with Keller Williams Greater Portland Market Center. The venture marks the company’s first venture in Maine and 18th venture with Keller Williams....

2013-12-19 08:25:44

VIENNA, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment Industry and Technical Safety Musical blockbuster "Elisabeth" is closing February 1st 2014 at the Raimund-Theatre in Vienna, marking an exciting chapter in TUEV AUSTRIA Group's service versatility. The revival of the musical "Elisabeth" presented those involved in the specialist field of stage technology at TUEV AUSTRIA with an unusual and very special experience. TUEV AUSTRIA played an important role in the...

2013-12-13 23:01:54

With the recent boom of its new wedding production services, Media Northeast sets sights on expanding company in the upcoming year. To accomplish this goal, the company recently purchased new videography equipment, thus ensuring their services maintain a standard that surpasses the industry. Portland, ME (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 A leading Maine video production company, Media Northeast recently announced that they are expecting to continue growth during the upcoming year. This growth,...

Study Shows Indigenous Hunting With Fire Helps Sustain Brazil's Savannas
2013-12-12 12:37:41

Indiana University Indigenous use of fire for hunting is an unlikely contributor to long-term carbon emissions, but it is an effective environmental management and recovery tool against agribusiness deforestation, a new study from Indiana University and Brazil's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation has found. Many indigenous peoples in Brazil have practiced hunting with fire, and today Brazil's Xavante Indians often use fire to hunt game for ceremonial occasions such as weddings and rites of...

2013-12-10 23:28:13

Suunto Ambit 2 and Ambit 2 Sapphire purchases come with a complimentary gift card for one Goal Zero Guide 10 Adventure solar charging kit December 10th until 13th at the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Suunto Ambit 2 and Suunto Ambit 2 Sapphire will include a gift certificate for a complimentary Goal Zero Guide 10 Adventure Kit December 10th until the 13th at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Mobile kit portable solar charger is...

2013-12-09 23:03:56

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The World Medical Market Fact Book 2013. London (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The indispensable source of thousands of facts, figures and statistics for 67 medical markets worldwide! The World Medical Markets Fact Book 2013 is the ideal companion in today’s challenging medical market environment. The need to understand world medical marketplaces, and be able to answer quickly those questions that arise daily, is essential. That is...

2013-12-05 23:21:48

Electronic instrumentation and smart sensor systems are quickly emerging as the highest growth segment of the maturing semiconductor market. Identifying successful acquisition opportunities within such a dynamic environment requires unbiased research and in-depth industry analysis. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Electronic instrumentation and smart sensor systems are quickly emerging as the highest growth segment of the maturing semiconductor market. Identifying successful acquisition...


Latest Geography Reference Libraries

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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