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Scientists Find Treasure Trove Of Wildlife In Peru Park
2012-02-03 05:18:35

The Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Peru program announced Thursday the discovery of 365 species previously undocumented in Bahuaja Sonene National Park (BSNP) in southeastern Peru.

Image 1 - Record Number Of Jaguars Found In Bolivia
2011-10-19 14:13:20

In a new camera trap survey in the world's most biologically diverse landscape, researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have identified more individual jaguars than ever before.

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2010-11-05 08:28:10

Botanists at the Missouri Botanical Garden have described eight new plant species collected in the Madidi National Park and surrounding areas located on the eastern slopes of the Andes in northern Bolivia.

2008-08-13 15:00:24

U.S. scientists say they've found oil and gas projects in the western Amazon are threatening not only biodiversity, but also the area's indigenous peoples.

2006-03-09 16:11:54

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - An Argentine government plane crashed on Thursday as it was taking off from El Alto airport near La Paz, a Bolivian air force official told local radio.

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2005-03-04 08:11:17

The right to name a new species of monkey sold Thursday for $650,000 in an online auction, with the funds going to protect the Bolivian habitat where the species lives, the Web site that handled the sale said.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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