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2014-06-19 08:23:41

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces the successful drilling and testing of the Ache 1 exploration well located on the Fell Block in Chile. GeoPark operates and has a 100% working interest in the Fell Block. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b...

chimpanzee in Rwandan forest
2014-06-19 03:00:26

Trinity College Dublin Light-fingered chimpanzees are changing the way subsistence farmers make a living in Africa by causing them to grow different crops and spend more time guarding their goods. This is according to work performed by researchers from Trinity College Dublin’s Department of Geography in the School of Natural Sciences, who say that communities near the edge of tropical forests are experiencing a lack of ‘dietary diversity’ and an increased exposure to disease-carrying...

2014-06-18 23:07:38

Pacific Prime's Singapore health insurance team has moved to a brand new office, conveniently located in the heart of the Central Business District. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Pacific Prime, one of the world's leading health insurance advisers and Bupa International's Top Global Distributor, is proud to announce that its Singapore team has made the move to a brand new office! Pacific Prime can now be found at China Square Central #09-02A, 18 Cross Street, Singapore, 048423....

2014-06-18 20:20:30

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Airways has announced the start of its non-stop service between New York, NY John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) and Georgetown, Guyana Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) beginning June 26th, 2014. Dynamic Airways' Boeing 767 will depart JFK every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Special introductory airfares for New York to Georgetown service will start at $499 roundtrip including taxes and fees. Dynamic Airways' new website is...

2014-06-17 16:24:09

1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, USA Today Gannett Headquarters. 7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This international event offers Moroccan and American journalists the opportunity to learn from one another and to discuss the ways the digital revolution is reshaping journalism throughout the world and the progress Morocco has made towards freedom for all media. -- Opportunities and Challenges of the Digital Revolution for Journalism --...

2014-06-17 12:23:33

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Central Africa Mining Report Q3 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/central_africa_mining_report_q3_2013_1.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesCentral Africa's mining sector is set to follow much of the continent by developing its substantial mineral wealth. The region is still far from achieving its full potential, but these recent developments could indicate a...

2014-06-16 23:00:13

All Kids Can Learn International adds board member to enhance efforts to rescue 1,000,000 orphans in Zambia. Adrienne Shiflett, the recently added AKCLI Board Member, has first hand legal experience within Zambia and a passion for orphaned and vulnerable children. Havre de Grace, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Adrienne Shiflett, a Virginia Attorney has become a member of the All Kids Can Learn International, Inc. Board of Directors. All Kids Can Learn International is a Maryland based...

2014-06-16 08:30:50

BEIJING, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE: SFUN, "SouFun"), the leading real estate internet portal in China, announced today that SouFun's Executive Chairman, Mr. Vincent Mo, will host a conference call before the U.S. market opens on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:00 A.M. EDT (8:00 PM Beijing/Hong Kong time) regarding the recent stock price fluctuations and related matters. The dial-in details for the live conference call are: International Toll:...

2014-06-16 04:20:57

SINGAPORE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) today unveiled a nine-member advisory board for the inaugural Singapore Media Festival (SMF). The board, which is made up of global media professionals, particularly from the Asia-Pacific region, will provide guidance and advice to MDA and its partners and help chart the roadmap for SMF, which is set to be one of the region's premiere film and TV events. Robert Gilby, Managing Director of the Walt...

2014-06-15 23:02:17

Forum Highlights Global Topics Related to Philippines and Opportunities in the US and Abroad San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 The Science and Technology Advisory Council, Silicon Valley (“STAC-SV”), the Consulate General of the Philippines and the Philippine Trade & Investment Center are pleased to announce the second Latitude Longitude Business Conference to take place on Friday, June 20, 2014 in the newly renovated ground floor of the Philippine Center in San...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.