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The customised Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) designed fleet of craft will transport bulk grain products on the Amazon river system and while this column has reported on similar pusher tug and barge projects for the region before, this particular order is ...
You're immersed in the roar of the Amazon river, the brassy hum of a flitting mosquito. Even if you're in the balcony, the communion of performer and audience is disarmingly, discomfittingly intimate.

So small is this school that sits along the Amazon river, that its 105 students attend in shifts, morning, afternoon and some in the evening.
Because heroin is easier to obtain than its prescription cousins (and usually less expensive), drug cartels have been working overtime in regions such as Guatemala and the Amazon river Basin to meet this lucrative demand. Between opium production and ...

Their parents died aboard the Estrella Amazonica, operated by International Expeditions of Alabama, on the Amazon river in Peru.
She has run her marathons along the Colorado River in the US and Mexico, the Amazon river in Brazil, the Murray River in Australia, the Yangtze River in China and the Nile River in Egypt.
Total entered into a $2.2 billion strategic partnership with the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras last year, and has been granted five exploration blocks near the estuary at the mouth of the Amazon river by the Brazilian government. British ...
The specter of a resurgent P.C.C. has been alarming authorities in Brazil, where a push by the organization into the territories of rival cocaine-trafficking gangs in the Amazon river Basin ignited massacres this year in several Brazilian ...
Looking to make his mark as a brave explorer of unknown lands, Fawcett's search of the Amazon river to find a mythical city brings him fame but also obsession at the expense of his family.
In both Brazil and Colombia, the dolphin ("boto") is under siege by local fisherman scattered along the Amazon river who illegally kill it in order to use its carcass as bait to catch scavenger fish like the piracatinga (known as the moto in Colombia ...
... college scholarships for high school students; the Gleaners Food Bank; literacy programs in Livingston County; clean water initiatives in the Andes; building and supplying a school near the Amazon river; and the Rotary International fight to ...
When Alabama Baptist Ty Harris went on a missions trip to the Amazon river Basin several years ago, one thing quickly became clear to him.
Due to the immense size of the Amazon river, culprits are almost never found, let alone prosecuted. For several years the government turned a blind eye to the crisis.
Accompanied by the missionary, they will board the boat that will be home for the next week and motor 8 hours on the Amazon river to reach the remote village where they will build that church. "The Lord gave the missionary a vision to build 100 ...
EXCLUSIVE: The near-mythical pink river dolphins of the Amazon, the largest river dolphin species in the world, are on the verge of extinction thanks to fishermen who continue to hunt the docile animals and use them as bait.

Percy seeks the Amazon river's mouth where a legendary ancient tribe may still exist. Percy calls this place Zed, which wouldn't sound as cool in the title and might confuse Pulp Fiction fans.
A month after the Houston impoundment, Peruvian prosecutors were thwarted when they attempted to offload hundreds of tons of wood from the same freighter, the Yacu Kallpa, in the city of Iquitos on the Amazon river. A week later, a forest inspectors ...
America's version of Amazon river is now endangered. The Mobile River System, known as America's Amazon because of its exceptional biodiversity, is now considered endangered.
"Giving Indigenous communities formal legal title to our lands protects tropical forest from illegal logging," said Edwin Vazquez, a land rights campaigner with the Peru-based Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon river Basin. "Without ...
Hydrologists know that the Amazon river, by far the largest aqueous artery on the planet, feeds one-fifth of all the freshwater that flows into the oceans, more than the next eight largest rivers in the world combined.
A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon river discovers a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon.
During March and April, the rainy season ramps up with moisture moving in from the Amazon river Valley. Estimates suggest some 127 to 200 mm (5 to 8 inches) of rain fell in the past week.
"Giving Indigenous communities formal legal title to our lands protects tropical forest from illegal logging," said Edwin Vazquez, a land rights campaigner with the Peru-based Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon river Basin. "Without ...
All you need to know about Amazon.com, which started charging sales tax for Maine customers April 1, is that the Goliath online retailer derives its name from - and, more importantly, aims to emulate - the biggest river system in the world.
Hemmes illustrated presentation is titled "Biodiversity in the Upper Tributaries of the Amazon river in Peru." The event is free and open to the public.
But to see them in nature you will have to seek out the calm, shallow waters in the Amazon river basin. These plants have leaves that are up to 3 meters (9.8 feet) in diameter that float on top of the water.
... to that article - but I can report on McBride's spellbinding public presentation, which began with his work documenting the adventures of others - such as walking the length of the Amazon river, not a comfortable assignment for a man from the ...
Last year, Brazil and U.S. scientists discovered the coral and sponge reef which stretches 600 miles from the mouth of the Amazon river to waters in neighboring French Guiana. The reef hosts various forms of marine life and the rare red algae, and was ...
A long way from the block, Jennifer Lopez stars as Terri Flores, the director of a documentary about the long-lost Indian tribe, the Shirishamas, on the Amazon river. When her crew's boat is overtaken by Paraguayan snake hunter Paul Sarone (Voight) in ...
Dr Carina Hoorn, lead author and researcher at the University of Amsterdam's Institute for Biodiversity and ecosystem Dynamics, says, 'Our new data confirms an old age for the Amazon river and also point at an expansion of grasslands during the ...
Fall River, Mass. - Public officials including Governor Charlie Baker and Senator Elizabeth Warren were on hand to see how Amazon gets all of their packages out the door, and how it is helping the economy of Massachusetts.
The Amazon river has been around three times longer than scientists had suspected, according to a new estimate that pegs the age of the meandering lifeline at around 9 million years.
A new research has come out from the University of Amsterdam and University of Brasilia (Brazil) that determined the age of formation of the Amazon river at 9 to 9.4 million years ago with a concrete data that refutes substantial younger estimates.
The companies said those who sign up will travel by air in business-class to 13 countries and visit some of the world's most beautiful scenic spots - including Easter Island's Moai statues, Machu Picchu, the Amazon river and the Northern Lights. The ...
(Newser) - Looks like the Amazon river may be able to cash in on some senior discounts after all. A new study carried out by scientists from the University of Amsterdam and Brazil's University of Brasilia, published in the Global and Planetary Change ...
Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Brasilia (Brazil) have determined the age of the formation of the Amazon river at 9.4 to 9 million years ago (Ma) with data that convincingly refutes substantial younger estimates.
The threat, while not from space, is in the Amazon river. It's the biggest snake in the world, over 30 feet long and over 500 kg in weight.
The state capital is Belem, which is located near the mouth of the Amazon river. IBAMA had issued an embargo against the processing facilities operated by companies named in the investigation.
Set in the early 20th century, the story tells of Florencia Grimaldi, a famous opera singer, as she embarks anonymously on a voyage down the Amazon river, hoping to be reunited with her lover she left behind. On the boat with her are a young journalist ...
While the Trumpster is hands-down (or hands-up) the Mississippi River of distorted reality, the senior Ball is the Amazon river of disinformation gone Salvador Dali. Hard as it is to believe, Ball has a greater current, more volume, and a metric ton ...
Fall River, Mass. - Public officials including Governor Charlie Baker and Senator Elizabeth Warren were on hand to see how Amazon gets all of their packages out the door, and how it is helping the economy of Massachusetts.
A similar sentiment was felt over the border into neighboring Massachusetts. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren took to twitter following the news and a visit to Fall River's Amazon fulfillment center where Eyewitness News caught up with her Friday.
The Amazon river has been around three times longer than scientists had suspected, according to a new estimate that pegs the age of the meandering lifeline at around 9 million years.
The Amazon river is almost at flooding point. Water levels are expected to rise in the coming days leading to possible flooding in Maynas province, in the Loreto region source.
The choreographer was inspired to create the piece after reading about the geological shifts of the Amazon river. Three dancers portray Emily Dickinson in this work to "White election," a song-cycle by Gordon Getty based on the poems of Emily Dickinson ...
A new research has come out from the University of Amsterdam and University of Brasilia (Brazil) that determined the age of formation of the Amazon river at 9 to 9.4 million years ago with a concrete data that refutes substantial younger estimates.
Over 300 Indigenous groups live in the Amazon river basin, a vast area that falls under the jurisdiction of nine different countries.
... and the Temple of Doom look like, well, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The situation is precarious due to national rivalries, rubber-related commerce and the various natives - both human and animal - that live along the Amazon ...


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