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2014-05-16 08:22:34

Solid Operating Performance in Q4 Ends Year on a Strong Note ATLANTA, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today reported net income attributable to its common shareholder of $54 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014. Excluding certain tax-effected items, net income was $75 million. "Fiscal 2014 was a transitional year for Novelis and we closed it on a strong note," said Phil Martens, President and Chief Executive Officer for...

2014-05-14 23:03:43

The ATM channel remains the most effective means of providing financial services to consumers in remote locations according to Mercator Advisory Group's latest research. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The way consumers interact with their primary financial institutions (FIs) is rapidly changing around the world as people increasingly turn to alternative channels to conduct activities that have traditionally been conducted in the branch. In mature payment markets, where smartphone,...

2014-05-14 23:02:09

David Good, whose incredible story was recently featured on CBS Sunday Morning, will visit the University City Science Center to chronicle a journey deep into the Amazon Rain Forest to reunite with his indigenous mother Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In 2011 David Good earned his Bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University and began an adventure that would not only connect him with his indigenous roots in the Amazon Rain Forest, but also with his mother, a member of the...

2014-05-14 20:24:52

LUXEMBOURG, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter of 2014. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $ 34.7 million in 1Q14, representing a $5.7 million or 19.7% increase compared to 1Q13. -- Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q14 reached 36.7%...

2014-05-14 12:22:13

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current Market Outlook and Key Equipment Market Size to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/hybrid_electric_vehicles/smart_grid_market_north_south_america_key_issues_regulations_current_market_outlook_key_equipment_market_size_2020.html Smart Grid Market In North And South America - Key Issues, Regulations, Current...

2014-05-14 08:27:35

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Retinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/retinoblastoma_global_clinical_trials_review_h1.htmlRetinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Retinoblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Retinoblastoma clinical trial scenario....

2014-05-09 23:04:46

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Small-Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" analysis and overview. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Small-Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 provides data on the Small-Cell Lung Cancer clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Small-Cell Lung Cancer. It includes an overview of the trial numbers...

2014-05-07 16:33:07

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Refining Industry Outlook in South and Central America, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Refinerieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/exploration_production/refining_industry_outlook_south_central_america_2015.htmlRefining Industry Outlook in South and Central America, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating...

2014-05-07 10:46:53

New research in Biotropica asks FIFA to follow through with its environmental claims. The 2014 FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Cup will be played in Brazil. Its “Football for the Planet” program aims to monitor greenhouse gasses, provide environmentally friendly stadiums, and better waste management. However, FIFA has not maximized this opportunity.  In an article published in the upcoming issue, researchers challenge the role that FIFA and the Brazilian...

2014-05-05 20:23:52

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/renal_cell_carcinoma_global_clinical_trials_review.htmlRenal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Renal Cell Carcinoma...


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.'