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2014-03-28 08:22:08

Nonprofit asks the public to donate 50 cents an acre to meet campaign goal of $50,000 WARRENTON, Va., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2014-03-26 23:04:46

In order to develop the market for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, plastics and wood waste in South America, Africa and Asia, the Technokomplex

2014-03-21 23:04:22

Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market report includes raw material analysis (kaolin, feldspar, ball clay, quartz), value chain analysis, Porter’s analysis, pricing trends.

2014-03-21 08:21:28

TORONTO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp.

2014-03-20 16:27:40

LUXEMBOURG, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A.

2014-03-20 12:29:25

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-03-20 12:29:18

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

Polynesian Chickens May Have Flown The Coop, But They Didn't Make It To South America: Study
2014-03-19 11:07:14

It is commonly agreed in the scientific community that Polynesians expanded their culture throughout the South Pacific some 3,000 years ago and later arrived in places like Tahiti and Hawaii. But did the Polynesians make it all the way to South America?

2014-03-18 08:26:31

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-03-16 23:01:19

Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market report estimates the market size of the global ceramic sanitary ware market both in terms of volume and value also discusses market drivers, restraints and opportunity,


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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