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Peru Cloud Forests Threatened
2013-09-12 12:13:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from Wake Forest University published by the journal PLOS ONE, a confluence of climate change and ecological factors could threaten Peru’s cloud forests, which are nestled along the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains. Home to one third of Peru's mammal, bird and frog species, the cloud forests are renowned for their biodiversity and high elevation. At altitudes between 6,500 and 11,000 feet, they are a...

2013-09-11 08:22:29

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sulliden Gold Corporation Ltd. ("Sulliden", or the "Company") (TSX: SUE) (BVL: SUE) (OTCQX: SDDDF) announces that Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines ("MINEM") has approved the Environmental Impact Assessment ("EIA") for the Shahuindo gold and silver project in northern Peru. The approval of the EIA is the key milestone in the advancement of the project towards the construction phase. Peter Tagliamonte, Chairman and CEO of Sulliden,...

2013-09-05 12:29:26

In collaboration with supplier AgroMantaro, four-year program will help smallholder farmers increase crop yields for artichokes and improve profitability MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the General Mills long term sustainable sourcing program, the company and its Foundation announced today a four-year joint commitment with supplier partner AgroMantaro to provide $1.1 million to help smallholder artichoke farmers in Peru increase yields and improve profitability. To view...

2013-08-29 23:01:03

Crow Canyon Offers Trips to Italy, Croatia, Peru, and Belize/Guatemala with Top Scholars Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center announced today that it will offer four new itineraries for its international educational tours in 2014. For travelers with a passion for learning about diverse cultures, history, and archaeology, Crow Canyon will lead trips to Italy, Croatia, Peru, and Belize/Guatemala. “Our new itineraries will include visits to some of...

2013-08-29 08:21:43

VANCOUVER, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling at its Yauricocha Mine in Peru has extended mineralization to depth at the previously identified exploration target below Central Mine Area at the Yauricocha Mine, Peru.  These results demonstrate that the mineralization in the various ore bodies of the Central Mine Area continues below the 1270 Level and remains open to depth....

2013-08-22 08:29:56

The US$8 million investment strengthens IBM's commitment to the country and provides cloud computing and Big Data capabilities to support clients' increasing business demands LIMA, Peru, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Peru announced today the opening of a new data center at the Technology Campus of La Molina, built to meet an increasing demand for Information Technology (IT) services in Peru - particularly in areas such as cloud computing and Big Data analytics. This...

2013-08-22 08:28:57

SITECH Peru Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established in Peru. SITECH Peru joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy civil...

2013-08-22 08:27:40

ZURICH, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrates Takeda's long-term commitment to the Latin American market Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Takeda") today announced further expansion of its presence in Latin America with the launch of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Peru. Takeda Peru S.R.L. (Takeda Peru or "the Company") will be headquartered in Lima and will be responsible for the sales and marketing of Takeda's products in Peru. Takeda is building...

2013-08-14 08:24:10

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling at its Yauricocha mine in Peru has discovered high-grade, silver-lead-zinc mineralization in the Cachi Cachi Mine, located immediately north of the Central Mine Area.  The positive results of this drilling demonstrate that additional potentially-economic polymetallic mineralization occurs within the Yauricocha fault zone along strike...

2013-08-12 20:20:20

(All amounts expressed in US dollars, unless otherwise stated) VANCOUVER, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM | TSX: FVI | BVL: FVI | Frankfurt: F4S.F) today reported revenue of $30.1 million, cash generated from operations, before changes in working capital of $5.9 million and a net loss of $10.6 million in the second quarter of 2013 reflecting a non-cash pre-tax impairment charge of $15.0 million.  The non-cash impairment charge is related to the...


Latest Peru Reference Libraries

Red-backed Poison Frog, Ranitomeya reticulata
2013-07-30 10:57:12

The Red backed Poison Frog (Ranitomeya reticulata) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae. It's an arboreal insectivorous species, and is the second most poisonous species in the genus, after R. variabilis. Like many species of small poisonous frogs native to South America, it's grouped with the poison dart frogs, and is a moderately toxic species, containing poison that is capable of causing serious injury to humans, and death in animals such as chickens. This frog is...

Long-Snouted Bat, Platalina genovensium
2013-06-25 13:02:53

The long-snouted bat (Platalina genovensium) is a species of leaf-nosed bat that is native to Peru. It is known to roost in caves, bridges, and man made structures. This species is known to feed on nectar and pollen, but will consume cactus flowers when in bloom. There is not much known about the habits of this species, but it is thought to be pregnant during the month of September. The long-snouted bat is threatened by habitat loss, which affects its habitat and its food sources, although...

Spectacled Bear, Tremarctos ornatus
2013-05-17 11:07:19

The spectacled bear or the Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus) is native to South America. This bear is locally known as jukumari, ukuko, or ucumari and is the only remaining species of short-faced bear existing today, making it the sole member of the sub-family Tremarctinae. The range of the spectacled bear includes western Venezuela, eastern Panama, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, northwestern Argentina, and western Bolivia. It is only found in the Andes Mountains, but it is thought to be an...

Marine Otter, Lontra feline
2012-12-28 15:09:41

The marine otter (Lontra feline) is a member of the weasel family, and can be found in South America. It prefers a habitat in rocky coastal areas, with a range that includes the entire coastline of Chile and extends to southern Peru and Argentina. It has been found on the Falkland Islands, but individuals here do not represent a constant population. Unlike other species of otter, the marine otter chooses to live near waters with high winds and swells. It may use caves and crevices as dens,...

Short-eared Dog, Atelocynus microtis
2012-10-30 11:30:12

The short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) is a species of canid that is native to the Amazonian basin. This species is the only one in its genus and is also known as the short-eared zorro and the short-eared fox. Its range includes Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, and Colombia. It prefers a habitat in many areas of the rainforests in its range, mainly where there is little human disturbance. These areas include lowland forests, swamp forests, and terra firme forests. This species has many...

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