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Amazon Forestry Survey Finds Roughly 16,000 Tree Species
2013-10-18 04:14:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered that there are nearly 400 million individual trees in the Amazon, and while there are over 16,000 different types, approximately half of them belong to just 227 unique species. Those startling findings are the result of a study, published Thursday in the journal Science, in which more than 100 scientists, taxonomists and students from 89 global institutions set out to determine the total number of trees...

2013-10-14 23:04:12

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Drilling Fluids (Oil-Based Fluids, Synthetic-Based Fluids And Water-Based Fluids) For Oil And Gas (Offshore & Onshore) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018. London (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Ever-increasing drilling activities coupled with a shift towards developing deep sea reserves across the world is expected to drive the global market for drilling fluids. Nanotechnology...

2013-10-04 23:03:54

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, raw material, and product price trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ceramic-sanitary-ware-market-581.html (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Bathroom fittings such as wash basins, toilets, water closets, bidets, urinals, cisterns, shower plates, pedestals, etc. are known as sanitary...

2013-09-26 23:28:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Cardiovascular Inflammation Analysis Global Clinical Trials 2013” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/cardiovascular-inflammation-global-clinical-trials-review-h2-2013. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 "Cardiovascular Inflammation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013" provides data on the Cardiovascular Inflammation clinical trial scenario. This report provides...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'