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2014-07-10 12:22:46

Exclusive 'Meet and Greet' Reception to be hosted by Empoweractive and Eneractive Solutions ASBURY PARK, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 10, 2014, philanthropic organization Empoweractive - in collaboration with MedShare and First Lady of The Republic of Guinea, Djene Kaba Conde - will formally announce the inaugural launch of the EMPOWERACTIVE 2015 - Transforming Healthcare into the Future - Conference and Tradeshow; an unprecedented, unparalleled philanthropic energy...

2014-07-10 08:22:36

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that Tullow Guinea Ltd. ("Tullow"), has appointed Gilbert Yevi as its country manager for Guinea. Mr. Yevi previously served a leading role in the success of Tullow's Jubilee Field in Ghana. The members of the Consortium and their participating interests in the Concession from the Government of Guinea granting exploration rights offshore Guinea are Tullow - 40%, and the operator;...

2014-05-19 12:23:30

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has heavily invested its oil revenues in the country by focusing on improving education, developing human capital and diversifying its economy, Equatorial Guinea's Ambassador to the United States, Ruben Maye Nsue Mangue, said in a recent interview with Focus Washington. Ambassador Nsue Mangue called improved education one of his country's most important accomplishments since independence. "Since...

2014-05-05 08:22:22

HOUSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that Tullow Guinea Limited ("Tullow") provided notice to the Government of Guinea and the other members of the Consortium that Tullow has lifted, with effect from 3 May 2014, its declaration of Force Majeure under the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and the Joint Operating Agreement. Diligent efforts are being made to satisfy the conditions to resuming petroleum operations which include...

2014-04-22 14:04:40

In an article which appeared in The New England journal of Medicine on 16 April, researchers from Inserm (Jean Mérieux-Inserm BSL-4 Laboratory, Lyon) and the Institut Pasteur have published their initial findings on the characteristics of the Ebola virus discovered in Guinea. Initial virological investigations enabled them to identify Zaire ebolavirus as the pathogen responsible for this epidemic. Performed in less than a month, sequencing of the complete genome and subsequent phylogenetic...

2014-04-10 12:25:38

PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel to New Guinea this spring and follow a real-life adventure to discover exotic birds-of-paradise, an elegant example of extreme evolution, in the highly interactive exhibit Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Found only in New Guinea and parts of Australia, birds-of-paradise are known for their ornate feathers and tail plumes and elaborate mating rituals that...

WHO Reports On Ebolavirus, Emergency Response And Disease Transmission
2014-04-07 11:00:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As of April 4, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) 143 clinically compatible cases of infection from Ebolavirus disease (EVD). Of these, 54 have been laboratory confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The total number of deaths associated with this outbreak stands at 86 – a case fatality rate of about 60 percent – of which sixteen have been lab-confirmed as EVD deaths, 65...

'Unprecedented' Ebola Outbreak Sweeping Across Parts Of West Africa
2014-04-01 10:23:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An “unprecedented” outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) has spread throughout Guinea and beyond with more than a hundred patients confirmed to have the highly-infectious and equally as deadly disease. The first reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) surfaced just over a week ago on March 23, after the Ministry of Health of Guinea reported to the UN health arm that the disease was rapidly spreading throughout the...

2014-03-12 08:22:22

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that Tullow Guinea Limited ("Tullow") asserted on March 11, 2014 to the Government of Guinea and members of the Consortium its claim that there has been a Force Majeure event under the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) and the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA). The members of the Consortium and their participating interests in the Concession from the Government of Guinea granting exploration...

One Of The 100 Worst Invasive Alien Species In The World Now Found In Europe
2014-03-04 10:34:12

PeerJ One of the consequences of globalization and increased worldwide freight trade is the introduction of invasive alien species. In the list of the 100 worst invasive alien species in the world , there is only one terrestrial flatworm: Platydemus manokwari, also called New Guinea flatworm. This species has now been found in France, Caen, and was identified by an international team led by Jean-Lou Justine of Institute of Systematics, Evolution, Biodiversity, Paris, France (Muséum...


Latest Guinea Reference Libraries

Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis
2013-09-05 11:16:25

The agile wallaby (Macropus agilis), or the sandy wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea and northern Australia. It is the most common wallaby species in its Australian range, where it prefers to reside near streams or rivers in open grasslands, woodlands, and coastal areas. In New Guinea, it prefers to reside in lowland savannah habitats. It holds four recognized subspecies. The agile wallaby is light tan in color, with pale fur occurring on the underbelly. It is a social...

Doria’s Tree-kangaroo, Dendrolagus dorianus
2013-08-19 10:46:25

Doria’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus dorianus) is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea. It prefers a habitat within montane forests, at elevations between 1,968 and 11,975 feet. The species was given its scientific name by Edward Pierson Ramsay in 1883, in honor of Giacomo Doria. It is one of the largest species in its genus, reaching an average body length between 1.6 and 2.5 feet, with an average tail length between 1.4 and 2.1 feet. Its body is typically dark brown in color, while...

Grizzled Tree-Kangaroo, Dendrolagus inustus
2013-08-16 10:25:08

The grizzled tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus inustus) is a marsupial that can be found in western and northern areas of New Guinea. Its range also includes the island of Yapen, and it is thought to possibly occur on Waigeo and Salawati, although this has not been confirmed. It prefers a habitat within mid-montane and lowland tropical forests. It has been found in both primary and secondary forests. This species is rare to encounter, but it is thought to occur in larger numbers in areas where...

Guinea Worm, Dracunculus medinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) is a species of roundworm with the Nematoda phylum. This species is once ranged throughout Asia and Africa, including the west coasts of Africa in Guinea. Although it is not present in this range anymore, the species retains its common name. It was identified in this area by Carl Linnaeus, who discovered the parasite in many merchants along the coast. Its scientific name was also given due to a large population in one area, called Medina. Dracunculus...

2012-06-14 12:01:10

Symbol: PSGU3 Group: Dicot Family: Myrtaceae Synonyms:   PSAR7 Psidium araca Raddi Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Myrtales Family   Myrtaceae – Myrtle...

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