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2014-04-04 16:20:13

Itineraries up to 68 days call at more than 50 ports around the continent SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will offer the most comprehensive South America deployment of the season with four ships positioned in the region. The line's ms Statendam, ms Maasdam, ms Prinsendam and ms Zaandam will sail 20 voyages around the continent ranging in length from 14 to 68 days....

2014-04-02 12:33:31

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global E-cigarette Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 30.56 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends, drivers and...

2014-04-01 12:28:48

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Air Filter Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Air Filter market to grow at a CAGR of 4.95 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from the APAC region. The Global Air Filter market has also been witnessing the increase in partnerships. However, the threat of rivalry could pose a...

2014-03-31 16:23:04

-- The discovery confirms Cano Sur's potential in the western area BOGOTA, Colombia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the exploratory well Tibirita-1A, located in the municipality of San Martin, Meta province (Colombia), has shown the presence of hydrocarbons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO Initial testing at the well indicated a hydrocarbon column of 50 feet. Testing also indicated an...

2014-03-28 16:21:24

- Ecopetrol America Inc. placed bids partnering with Murphy Exploration and Production Company -USA and Venari Offshore LLC BOGOTA, Colombia, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announces that its U.S. affiliate (Ecopetrol America Inc.) placed the most competitive bids for 11 blocks in the "Central Planning Area Lease Sale 231" round held in New Orleans on March 19, as disclosed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the...

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/ -- Rainforest Trust, a nonprofit conservation organization focused on saving threatened lands and endangered species, has announced a cause campaign that invites the public to save 100,000 acres of Amazon rainforest that is home to jaguars, giant river otters, and other endangered wildlife. To launch its "Amazon Earth Day" campaign, Rainforest...

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 company (http://www.tkomplex.ru) introduces new terms of cooperation, involving special prices for the pyrolysis plants in these regions. Rostov-on-Don, Russia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Technokomplex sets up a special price policy for the countries of South America, Africa and Asia, according...

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. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ceramic-sanitary-ware-market-581.html (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Bathroom fittings such as wash basins, toilets, water closets, bidets, urinals, cisterns, shower plates, pedestals, etc. are known as sanitary wares. According to a new market research report, “Ceramic Sanitary Ware...

2014-03-21 08:21:28

TORONTO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013 after market close on Monday, March 31, 2014 and will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 1(st), 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 a.m. Bogota time) to discuss the results. Webcast and call-in details are as follows: Live Event http://www.media-server.com/m/p/gfqszw6r link:...

2014-03-20 16:27:40

LUXEMBOURG, March 20, 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 fourth quarter of 2013. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- In the 2013 fiscal year, Adecoagro recorded an Adjusted EBITDA of $180.7 million, 28.4% higher than that of 2012. Adjusted EBITDA margin in 2013 reached 28.9% compared to...


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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