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2014-12-16 00:20:16

-- The Group's investment plan of US$7.86 billion is in line with the corporate strategy that is being developed, and allows the Company to adjust to the international environment.

2014-12-15 23:06:30

2015 Medical Device Industry Outlook will identify global market trends, regulatory issues and business challenges. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 15, 2014

2014-12-12 08:22:03

The board of directors has decided to initiate a succession process for the presidency of the company, which has been held by Javier Gutierrez since 2007 The process of selecting the next president

2014-12-11 16:21:30

DALLAS, December 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Market 2015-2019 and Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade

2014-12-11 08:32:44

HELSINGBORG, Sweden, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dairy market leader Alqueria in Colombia has recently launched one of its milk products in Ecolean's Air Aseptic

2014-12-11 08:22:13

Prudent Capital Spending Program, Continuing Production Growth, Maintaining Balance Sheet Strength CALGARY, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc.

2014-12-10 08:22:17

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WERPO (OTC BB: BBRD) is announcing its partnership with SEEDSOWERS INVESTORS AND DEVELOPERS CO.

2014-12-03 20:21:25

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.

2014-12-03 08:33:53

HELSINGBORG, Sweden, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecolean continues to broaden its global presence with a new office in Dallas, Texas, USA.

2014-12-02 20:21:06

-- The Orca-1 well is located in the Tayrona block. The partners are Petrobras (operator with 40%), Ecopetrol (30%) and Repsol (30%). BOGOTA, Colombia, Dec.


Latest South America Reference Libraries

Grey Slender Opossum, Marmosops incanus
2013-05-02 10:34:31

The grey slender opossum (Marmosops incanus) can be found in South America, in a small range that includes only Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes both primary and secondary forests, humid lowland coastal areas at elevations between 2,624 and 4,265 feet. This species can only breed once per year, and displays an odd method of breeding. During this period, males will breed just before they die in a method known as semelparous breeding. It is thought that the grey slender opossum occurs in...

North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

Dire Wolf, Canis dirus
2012-05-04 12:37:48

The dire wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct wolf that was most common to North and South America. This carnivorous mammal lived for approximately 1.79 million years, existing throughout the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene era. It is related to the grey wolf, although it was larger and has no direct line to any living species. In 1854, the type specimen of the dire wolf was found in Evansville, Indiana. Joseph Granville Norwood acquired the specimen, a...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.