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June 3, 2021
A new study confirms that there are two separate species of threatened pygmy marmosets but finds they can't be distinguished by fur coloring, as was previously thought. The study also broadens the distribution range for both species to include Ecuador and Peru.
June 1, 2021
Just about every week there's a blockbuster round coming out of South America, but in certain countries such as Ecuador, things have been more hush hush. However, Kushki, a Quito-based fintech, is bringing attention to the region with today's announcement of a $86 million Series B and a $600 million valuation. "We never thought that [...]
June 1, 2021
The Economic Times
In calendar 2020, lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions meant exports declined to $3.6 billion from $4.7 billion in 2019. Ecuador edged past India with $3.7 billion exports because it had fewer logistical snafus and focused on catering to the voracious appetite in China for raw shrimps.
Science X staff
May 31, 2021
Art Garfunkel once described his legendary musical chemistry with Paul Simon, "We meet somewhere in the air through the vocal cords ... ." But a new study of duetting songbirds from Ecuador, the plain-tail wren (Pheugopedius euophrys), has offered another tune explaining the mysterious connection between successful performing duos.
May 27, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, four farmer producer organizations launched La Cosecha del Día, Ecuador's first farmer-owned marketplace for agroecological food...
May 14, 2021
Cargill and the Edes Business School of the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) in Ecuador signed an alliance to carry out a training program for 100 female shrimp producers from Mexico, Central America, and Ecuador. The program will help the women access technology and technical knowledge, eliminating obstacles to improve their sources of income and enrich the industry and their communities. This partnership aligns to Cargill's commitment to promote gender parity and women's emp...
May 11, 2021
A grim artifact that had been placed on display for decades in a Georgia university has been authenticated as a human head taken from a slain enemy.
May 5, 2021
It could also show the places where wildlife is most at risk from cars
Frontera Energy Corporation
May 6, 2021
/PRNewswire/ - Frontera Energy Corporation (TSX: FEC) ("Frontera" or the "Company") today reported financial and operational results for the first quarter...
Science X staff
May 5, 2021
A newly discovered miniature trap jaw ant from the evergreen tropical forests of Ecuador bears the curious Latin name Strumigenys ayersthey, among hundreds, which are also named in honor of people, but end with -ae (after females) and -i (after males). This makes the newly described ant perhaps the only species in the world to have a scientific name with the suffix -they, thus celebrating gender diversity.
Discover the World
May 3, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Ecuatoriana Airlines is embarking on a special mission to bring back air travel to domestic Ecuador with low fares that will make travel...
May 1, 2021
A novel lawsuit is taking advantage of a local 'rights of nature' measure passed in November in effort to protect wetlands
Kate Linthicum, David Pierson, Emily Baumgaertner
April 25, 2021
Los Angeles Times
From India to Brazil, the pandemic has reached one of its bleakest points yet.
April 16, 2021
The multinational sports betting company Betcris signed a historic agreement with the Professional Football League of Ecuador as the main sponsor of this tournament, adopting the name "LigaPro Betcris.", , , , The LigaPro Betcris alliance consolidates two great institutions internationally recognized for their great management. The Professional Soccer League of Ecuador was declared by the IFFHS within the Top 10 of the ranking of the best leagues in the world. Betcris is the Sports Betting c...
April 11, 2021
Rafael Correa's 36-year-old protege is neck and neck to win Sunday's election
Jennie Rothenberg Gritz
March 18, 2021
Scientists have already begun discovering new species in the hotbed of biodiversity
Alexandra Mae Jones
March 31, 2021
A new study looking at countries in the Americas in the first wave of the pandemic has found a correlation between higher altitudes and lower incidences of COVID-19.
March 28, 2021
Steven Donziger has been detained at home since August 2019, the result of a Kafkaesque legal battle stemming from his crusade on behalf of Indigenous Amazonians
March 17, 2021
Betcris, the leading sports gambling operator in Latin America (LatAm), continuously explores new options to include in its growing portfolio. Based on recommendations and feedback from its users, the operator presents gambling alternatives that have been highlighted as popular choices from the gambling community. With each region having different preferences of the type of offerings available, Betcris often has to adjust the list to cater to specific markets. After users in Ecuador sho...
March 15, 2021
The process has been measured in six mountain ranges across the world - Austria, Ecuador, France, New Zealand, Norway and the US.
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