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2015-03-26 12:21:33

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Air Cargo's L-100 Hercules aircraft is being put to use flying relief supplies to Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated the South

2015-03-17 16:27:22

NEW YORK, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC announced a grant to support IsraAID in providing humanitarian assistance and medical relief to the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu.

2015-03-16 23:07:10

Global network aims to protect “Hope Spot” marine areas around the world KIRKLAND, WASH.

2015-03-12 12:22:30

DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Rolling Stock Market by Rolling Stock Type (Locomotives, Rapid Transit Vehicles, Wagons), by Locomotive Technology (Conventional

2015-03-05 16:25:10

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"Refining Industry Outlook in Asia and Oceania to 2019 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating

2015-03-05 12:23:03

DALLAS, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offer Refining Industry Outlook in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania to 2019 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure

2015-02-16 20:20:35

DALLAS, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Interior Components Market by Product (Cockpit Module, Seat, Door Panels, Infotainment System, Lighting

2015-02-16 12:20:37

DALLAS, February 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report " by Position (Front & Rear), Axle Type (Live, Dead, & Tandem), Propeller Shaft Type (Front, Rear, & Inter-axle),

2015-02-16 08:23:20

Multi-Million Dollar Campaign Brings the Story of FIJI Water to Life with Four New Commercial Spots LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-10 12:21:54

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Automotive Catalytic Converter Market by Type (TWC, SCR, DOC, LNT and LNC), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Oceania, and RoW), by Material (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium,


Latest Oceania Reference Libraries

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Bunyip
2013-08-13 11:37:27

The Bunyip is from Aboriginal mythology. It is a large creature that lives in the swamps, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes of South Eastern Australia. However, stories of the Bunyip have been told throughout Australia. Written accounts of the creature were made by European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century as they colonized across the country. Today’s translation of the word Bunyip in the Aborigine language means “devil” or evil spirit. The actual word Bunyip didn’t appear in...

Pacific Rim
2013-02-19 13:33:00

The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...

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2009-07-01 13:43:29

Oceania is one of Earth's eight ecozones. It is the smallest ecosystem found on the planet. Oceania is unique as it is the only ecosystem that does not include any continental land mass. This bioregion includes the Pacific Ocean islands of Micronesia, Fijian Islands, and most of Polynesia (except for New Zealand). This is also the youngest ecozone. While the other ecozones include fragments of ancient continents and land masses, Oceania is composed of volcanic islands and coral atolls that...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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