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2010-10-06 10:10:00

Scientists discovered an average of three new biological species each week in the Greater Mekong region of Asia, including such unique life forms as a fish with vampire-like fangs and a 22-foot tall carnivorous plant, international conservation group WWF announced on Wednesday. According to WWF officials, a total of 145 new species were found in 2009 in the area near the Mekong River, which includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and China's Yunnan Province. Joining the fanged...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that on September 6, 2010 it consummated the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the Xiaopengzu hydroelectric power project, totaling 44 megawatts ("MW") of installed capacity in Yunnan province of the PRC....

2010-05-12 16:38:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 and for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company completed a number of acquisitions of operating hydroelectric power projects and commissioned certain...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), a consolidator, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire a portion of the previously announced Minrui projects in Yunnan province of the PRC. The Company had previously announced the execution of a memorandum of...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHC-WS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), a consolidator, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has consummated the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the 19 megawatt ("MW") Husahe Project located in the Yunnan province of the PRC. The purchase price for the project was US $15 million (RMB...

2010-04-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHC-WS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), a consolidator, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire an additional 19 MW hydroelectric power project in Yunnan province of the PRC. Together with the previously announced pending acquisition of a 44 MW hydroelectric...

2010-02-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHC-WS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company"), a consolidator, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire a 44 megawatt operating hydroelectric project in Yunnan province in the People's Republic of China. In addition, the Company announced that it has also entered...

2010-02-02 08:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that engineers, manages and monitors municipal sewer systems, natural waterways and other water resources, announced today that it has received 11 new contracts for flood control and river monitoring worth RMB8.7 million (approximately US$1.27 million). The awards include six mountain torrent forecast pilot projects from the Flood Control and Drought Relief Bureaus of the...

2010-01-27 15:05:00

BEIJING, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that the Company has obtained approval to offer study process monitoring programs for self-taught higher education learners in Yunnan Province, and has signed a multi-year exclusive contract with the Yunnan Provincial Admission Education and Examination Authority...

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2009-12-15 09:02:14

Ranging from mosses to eels, spanning four continents and two oceans, these discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth In 2009, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 94 new relatives to our family tree. The new species include 65 arthropods, 14 plants, eight fishes, five sea slugs, one coral, and one fossil mammal. They were described by two dozen Academy scientists along with several dozen international collaborators. Proving that there are still plenty of places...


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2012-06-15 04:56:02

Symbol: LUIN6 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Rubiales Family   Rubiaceae – Madder family Genus   Luculia Sweet –...

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2012-06-18 09:19:16

Symbol: BAYU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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