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2014-07-11 23:03:25

HOP's Leadership Team is currently in Tanzania working hard to continue improving the KKC. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 WWTrek Human Outreach Project Team has been hard at work at the Kilimanjaro Kids Community in Tanzania. Opened in 2012, the KKC is now home to 12 children, 40 goats, 150 chickens, and two cows. HOP Founder, Dean Cardinale, started the KKC to create a sustainable home and provide education for some of the orphaned children he encountered while running...

2014-07-11 16:22:37

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodluck Jonathan, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on July 31. Jonathan, who became the country's leader in 2010, will talk about the challenges of fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram and global terrorism. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO In April, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls, threatening to sell them as...

2014-07-11 08:20:31

HONG KONG, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 10, the Sichuan Tourist and Investment Promotion was held in Hong Kong with the presence of over 200 people in the tourism sector, business circles, entertainment industry and media in Hong Kong. This is the largest event of the highest standard nationwide among tourism promotions being held in Hong Kong in recent years, attracting great interest in Hong Kong's tourism sector. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126253 The...

Bling Is A Cultural Thing When It Comes To Your Smartphone
2014-07-11 04:49:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the United States and South Korea have delved into one of the more personal aspects of the lives of citizens in North America and Asia to demonstrate another major difference between the East and the West. It turns out how we customize our mobile devices is based less on personal expression and more on cultural norms. The researchers found that people from Eastern cultures display a more pronounced preference for...

2014-07-10 23:05:23

Caribbean Export Agency aims to boost regional trade in the Caribbean among the territories and the proximity of Cayman’s Special Economic Zone to the US presents opportunities. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Cayman Enterprise City Chief Executive Officer Charlie Kirkconnell and Chief Development Officer Cindy O’Hara welcomed representatives of private firms and stakeholders from some 15 Caribbean countries to the CEC special economic zone offices in...

2014-07-09 23:09:31

Alaska Fishing Directory announces their new website to better connect with customers and show more about their services online. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Alaska Fishing Directory announced their new website to better connect with their customers and to show more about their services online. Customers can now visit their website at http://www.alaska-fishing-directory.com/ and view their services online. Alaska Fishing Directory is the one-stop site that is dedicated to fishing...

2014-07-09 16:26:41

Activists and Politicians Rallied in Solidarity; Call to Action to Combat Boko Haram Terror Threat WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigerians in Diaspora Organization in the Americas' (NIDOA) July 5, 2014 rallies drew out hundreds across major cities in North America--marking a tremendous success in the organization's efforts to promote awareness and push for international action surrounding Boko Haram's kidnapping of Nigeria's Chibok girls. The series of rallies, called...

2014-07-09 16:25:12

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225942/Brazil-Sinuscopes-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html Brazil Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Sinuscopes market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average...

2014-07-09 08:28:40

Research organized by The OTS Foundation on a prehistoric necropolis yields clues to the ancient use of sound and its effect on brain activity VALLETTA, Malta, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside a 5,000-years-old mortuary temple on the Mediterranean island of Malta, scientists have detected the presence of a strong double resonance frequency at 70Hz and 114Hz. Laboratory testing indicates that exposure to these particular resonant frequencies can have a physical effect on human...

2014-07-09 08:23:55

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AFRICA24 MEDIA, the continent's premiere international quality TV production house, is sending its COO & Senior Executive Producer Daniel Furnad to West Africa. He is arriving Monday in Lagos, Nigeria, for a 7+ nation tour that will take him to Burkina Faso, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon and maybe your country as well. This is all part of the AFRICA24 MEDIA initiative to engage local African TV...


Latest Political geography Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

Australia
2013-02-18 13:27:43

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country involving the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and a number of smaller islands. It’s the world’s sixth-largest country regarding to total area. Some of the neighboring countries include East Timor, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years before European...

Masai Lion, Panthera leo nubica
2012-11-16 15:20:46

The Masai lion (Panthera leo nubica), also known as the East African Lion, is a subspecies of the African lion. It can be found in Eastern areas of Africa. Males reach an average body length between 8.2 and 9.8 feet, including the tail, with a weight between 320 and 440 pounds. Masai lions located in northeastern Africa are often classified with P. nubica, which include Tsavo lions (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsavo_lion), and these are known to produce males with no manes. The Masai lion...

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2008-08-07 10:35:10

The St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae), locally known as the Wirebird due to its thin legs, is a small wader endemic to the island of Saint Helena. Kittlitz's Plover is the St. Helena bird's closest relative. The bird was first mentioned in 1638, and is the national bird of Saint Helena, featured on the island's coat of arms. This plover is resident all year on the open areas of Saint Helena, and it is thought that the widespread deforestation on the island, while generally harmful...

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