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2013-03-22 23:02:37

Project is looking for medical and non-medical professionals to go on a two-week expedition to the rainforest. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 Project Amazonas will be holding a medical service expedition in the Peruvian Amazon from April 20th through May 2nd, and are calling for medical and non-medical volunteers to fill the limited spaces available. The expedition is boat based on the Nenita riverboat, and will be traveling to the Ampiyacu River, home to a number of Bora,...

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2010-09-03 06:40:00

Peruvian authorities recently reported that the Amazon river is at its lowest level in over 40 years, causing trouble for regions that depend on its waters for transportation. Officials in Loreto province said on Tuesday the river in the northeast city of Iquitos fell to 347.67 feet above sea level, which is 1.6 feet lower than it was in 2005.  The draining river has brought economic havoc in some areas of Peru that depend on the world's biggest river for shipping. Regions civil...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.