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2011-02-07 02:59:00

CONARKY, Guinea, February 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - In Partnership With the ARPT, Global Voice Group is Committed to Donate Five Cyber Centers to the People of Guinea Global Voice Group S.A., in partnership with the Guinean Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ARPT), is proud to announce its commitment to fund, build and equip five cyber centers in Guinea by the end of the first quarter of 2011. This joint ARPT-Global Voice Group initiative will allow many...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Friends of Guinea (AFG), a Houston-based non-governmental organization whose mission is to provide medical and infrastructure aid to the people of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa, announced four new directors who were elected during the Board's January 25 meeting, including: Ray Leonard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) Dr. Judith Hermanson, Director of the Center for Non-Governmental...

2011-01-27 10:12:00

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), issued today restated audited financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2009 and December 31, 2008, its interim financial statements for the three, six and nine month periods ended...

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2011-01-18 11:31:25

By Tony Fitzpatrick, Washington University in St. Louis Careful analysis shows seismometer noise includes signals from storms in the South Atlantic and 'footquakes' from soccer matches. If you wander up to a seismograph in a museum, unless you are lucky enough to be there right during an earthquake, all you will see is a small wiggly signal being recorded. What's inside the wiggles is called noise by seismologists, because the signal is always there and originates from the normal activity of...

2011-01-16 12:11:00

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today that it intends to restate and re-file its audited financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2009 and December 31, 2008, its interim financial statements for the...

2010-12-06 08:27:00

CANCUN, Mexico, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), announced today that OPIC will provide at least $300 million in financing for new private equity investment funds that could ultimately invest more than $1 billion in renewable resources projects in emerging markets. The announcement was made at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. OPIC's mobilization of these funds represents one of...

2010-11-22 10:16:00

AFG publishes its new website at: www.AFGuinea.org HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Friends of Guinea ("AFG"), a tax exempt non-profit targeting medical relief and disease prevention in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa, announced that effective today Michael P. Carson has become its new Executive Director. He was selected by AFG's board after interviewing a formidable group of candidates derived from an intense executive search performed by Heidrick &...

2010-11-09 15:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2010. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's...

2010-11-08 07:28:00

CAIRNS, Australia and HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC), today announced that it will release financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2010 after the market closes for trading on Monday November 15th, 2010 with full text of the news release and accompanying financials available on the company's website at www.interoil.com. A conference call will be held on Tuesday November 16th, 2010, at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30...

2010-11-01 11:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerCom, Inc. today announced Mr. Peter C. Ntephe, chief executive officer of ERHC Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ERHE), was interviewed by EnerCom's Oil & Gas 360® (www.oilandgas360.com). Mr. Ntephe discusses the company's exploration strategy in West Africa and identifies its asset development in the Gulf of Guinea. The interview transcript is posted on www.oilandgas360.com/media.htm and is now available to download. About ERHC...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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