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2014-03-25 23:33:32

The independent authority on retirement destinations, bestretirementdestinations.com, has declared The Placencia Condos & Residences as the top Belize retirement destination for March 2014. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 bestretirementdestinations.com has revealed The Placencia Condos & Residences as the top Belize retirement destination for the month of March 2014. Belize retirement destinations are scrutinized by the independent research team to establish which retirement destinations...

2014-03-25 23:27:42

Expedition on World’s Tallest Mountain to Use Innovative Mobile and Wearable Technologies While Raising Money for Nepalese Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Summit Stories, a philanthropic mountaineering project focused on bringing educational opportunities to underprivileged youth and local communities across the the world, today announced its upcoming expedition to the top of Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the world’s tallest mountain at 8,848mt, 29,029ft in...

2014-03-25 20:20:57

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and SINGAPORE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC; POMSoX: IOC) announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss closing of the revised sale and purchase agreement with Total SA covering the Elk-Antelope gas field in Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea. The conference call will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30 a.m. Eastern) to discuss the details of the transaction. The...

2014-03-25 00:21:34

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kst78m/commercial) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Aircraft Market in Indonesia 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kst78m/commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Indonesia is one of the developing nations in the APAC region, which is characterized by a rapidly...

2014-03-24 20:23:24

SEOUL, South Korea, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon Metropolitan City will participate at Korea Market Focus Pavilion at the 43rd London Book Fair. Incheon will be the only Korean city that exhibits in the pavilion. In particular, it will promote Incheon as World Book Capital 2015 named by UNESCO, targeting visitors from all around the world. They have prepared diverse promotional events for that aim. Mayor of Incheon Metropolitan City, Young-Gil Song says, "Our participation...

2014-03-24 20:23:20

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In February 2012, Honduran journalist Dina Meza received two text messages that threatened her with sexual violence and death. The messages were signed Commando Alvarez Martinez, a pseudonym that is often used in Honduras to threaten human rights activists and journalists with torture, rape and death. The obvious intent was to move her to stop her investigative reporting in Honduras. Ever since the 2009 coup, 32 journalists in the country have been...

2014-03-24 12:32:23

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An infrastructure provided by SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group for the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority The consortium made of SGS-Societe Generale de Surveillance and Global Voice Group (SGS/GVG) is proud to announce the official inauguration of the Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS) implemented by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The...

2014-03-24 12:23:34

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Infrastructure Tracker in Northern Africa Can the Region Diversify its Energy Mix Away from Fossil Fuels to the Benefit of Renewable Energies? Northern African countries need significant investments in their power infrastructure, as existing infrastructure cannot meet the increasing power demand. However, since early 2011, the year of the start of the Arab spring protests,...

2014-03-24 12:23:18

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points - Fleurette supports efforts by DRC Government to improve the regulatory regime for hydrocarbons development - Fleurette believes there should be an open tender process for the allocation of oil rights in the DRC The Fleurette Group (Fleurette) welcomes the changes being made by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and...

2014-03-24 12:22:48

Canada Fast-Start Financing supporting Kenya's national parks OTTAWA, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada has provided its resource conservation expertise to Kenya through a project that will help Kenya's protected areas and people adapt to climate change. Funded under Canada's Fast-Start Financing, the project highlights the importance of protecting and preserving healthy ecosystems that help provide vital services like clean water and hydro-electricity for Kenya's...


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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