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Ancient Camels From Panama Canal Excavation Named
2012-03-01 05:03:30

The discovery of two new extinct camel species by University of Florida scientists sheds new light on the history of the tropics, a region containing more than half the world's biodiversity and some of its most important ecosystems.

2012-01-24 11:09:57

Expansion of one of the world's most important shipping routes brings with it a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the marine industry, experts claim.

2011-08-15 11:00:00

CONGRESS IN APRIL 2012 WILL CONVENE WORLD-RENOWNED ENGINEERING EXPERTS INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE CANAL EXPANSION SITE VISIT PANAMA CITY, Aug.

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2011-05-18 08:25:44

To understand the long-term effects of a prolonged tropical storm in the Panama Canal watershed, scientists organized four flights over the watershed to create a digital map of landslide scars.

2011-04-18 15:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.

2011-03-14 16:04:00

NEWARK, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion of the Panama Canal, due to be completed in 2014, is one of the world's most ambitious engineering projects in decades, an audacious plan that is sending waves of change across the maritime world.

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2011-03-01 14:10:00

Archaeologists said that the cannons recovered from a river in Panama could have belonged to the legendary pirate Henry Morgan.

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2010-11-19 10:09:11

New data suggest that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating a significant seismic risk for Panama City and the Panama Canal.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.