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Stunning New Species Of Dragon Tree Discovered In Thailand
2013-10-17 10:29:45

Pensoft Publishers The newly discovered dragon tree species Dracaena kaweesakii from Thailand is characterized by its extensive branching. The new species reaches an impressive 12 m in both height and crown diameter, and has beautiful soft sword-shaped leaves with white edges and cream flowers with bright orange filaments, all highly distinctive features. The study describing this exciting new species was published in the open access journal Phytokeys by an international team of...

2013-05-10 08:20:09

LONDON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinking of hiring a car this summer? Leading car hire comparator ranks the top 10 holiday hotspots based on fuel prices Leading car hire website http://www.comparecarhire.co.uk has revealed a list of their top 10 holiday hotspots in order of fuel prices, letting holidaymakers who intend to hire a vehicle on their trip know where their money will go the furthest. The top 10 European...

2013-03-15 08:20:35

OSLO, Norway and TENERIFE, Spain, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As we speak, the world's largest message-in-a-bottle is being towed 200 nautical miles off the coast of Tenerife, where it will be released to the ocean currents tonight. The bottle, which is registered as a boat, was constructed by the owner of Koeningsegg, baptized by world know explorer Jarle Andhoy - and Miss Tenerife - and will be tweeting photos live via satellite. To view the Multimedia News Release,...

2012-10-17 03:20:42

LONDON, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - 25 October 2012 marks 130th birthday of Picasso - Spain expects increase in visitor numbers to coincide with celebrations - Thomas Cook offer range of Spanish breaks for travellers It's just over 130 years since the birth of Picasso and many admirers will head to Spain this autumn to join in the celebrations on the 25 October, leading travel operators Thomas Cook have...

2012-06-14 22:20:55

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Geordies head to the Spanish Islands in 2012, with Tenerife, Majorca and Gran Canaria topping the list, according to the leading travel retailer- The top three destinations for people flying from Newcastle Airport in 2012 are Tenerife South, Palma de Mallorca and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, say Holiday Hypermarket, a UK based holiday comparison community. The unique Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa, with their...

2012-05-30 02:20:21

LONDON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boasting phenomenal weather, friendly locals, and a unique mix of activities and entertainment, it's no surprise that Tenerife attracts over 5 million tourists a year. From the golden sandy beaches in the South, to the dramatic lunar landscape of Mount Teide National Park - and everything in between - Tenerife has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a break away with the kids, or just want to escape with your loved one for a...

2012-05-02 02:31:02

LONDON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest deposit scheme from the budget holiday experts enables passengers to book in advance from as little as GBP70pp - and pay the final instalment just four weeks before travelling This holiday season purse strings might be tight but with On the Beach, the all inclusive holidays [http://www.onthebeach.co.uk/l/all-inclusive-holidays ] experts, there's no need to let budgets get you down....

2012-04-18 02:21:49

LONDON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Monarch is pleased to offer some of the most incredible deals on last-minute holidays this spring, so read on for a run-down of some of the best offers available at this time of year. Tenerife, from GBP175 Flight time from the UK: 4 1/2 hours Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and with temperatures breaking the 20degree(s)C mark all year round, it lives up to its nickname of 'the island of eternal spring'....

2012-04-13 06:23:46

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council of Tenerife has announced a new initiative that will convert Tenerife into a global communication capital. The objective of the ALIX initiative is to transform Tenerife [http://www.tenerife.es/wps/portal/!ut/p/c1/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3hDPwvPUG93QwN_Dy9XA093Hycfs0B_IwNPA30_j_zcVP2CbEdFAEaIA-0!/dl2/d1/L0lDUmlTUSEhL3dHa0FKRnNBL1lCUlp3QSEhL2Vu ] into a main link within the global...

Exclusive Species More Prevalent On Higher Altitude Islands
2012-04-11 03:47:30

In the ecosystems of islands with high mountains, endemic animal and vegetation species are twice as isolated, making them even more exclusive. A European study with Spanish involvement confirms this, which adds the factor of altitude to wider biodiversity. Oceanic islands are born, they grow, they are eroded and they disappear beneath the sea. Throughout this process, which takes millions of years, the islands change form and therefore change their 'tenants'. The species adapt to the new...


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2007-10-26 12:43:27

The Blue Chaffinch (Fringilla teydea), is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. This bird lives mainly in mountain Canary Island Pine (Pinus canariensis) forests on Tenerife and Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. However it can also be found in bushy areas. Its preference is for habitat at around 3600-6600 feet, but it will descend lower in bad weather. The Blue Chaffinch structurally resembles a large Chaffinch with a thicker bill, but the breeding male is...

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