Showing posts with label Ecuador. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ecuador. Show all posts

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Mexico Creates Largest Maritime National Park in North America

The Galapagos islands
By order of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an archipelago referred to as the “Galapagos of North America,” will become a marine park the size of the state of Illinois.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

China investigates illegal fishing boat detained in Ecuador

Galapagos Islands
China said Tuesday it has looked into the case of a Chinese ship detained in Ecuador over charges of illegal fishing and that it does not tolerate any illegal trading of endangered wildlife.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Death Toll of Massive Landslide in Colombia Rises to 254, President Santos Says

The death toll of massive landslide that in Colombia continues to grow, with country's President Juan Manuel Santos announcing that over 250 people were killed.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

24 dead after river overflows, destroying homes in Colombia

Authorities say 24 people are dead after a river overflowed in Colombia, triggering an avalanche of water that destroyed homes and killed people in their sleep.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Lluvias en Ecuador provocan 13 muertos

Ecuador registra hasta el momento 13 fallecidos y más de 5.000 familias afectadas por la época lluviosa en el país, según datos de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR).

Monday, December 19, 2016

Une vingtaine de secousses telluriques en Equateur, un mort et de nombreux dégâts

Une vingtaine de secousses telluriques d'une magnitude allant jusqu'à 5,8 ont secoué la côte de l'Equateur lundi à l'aube, causant indirectement un décès, ainsi que des dégâts matériels "considérables" dans des hôtels et des maisons, ont annoncé les autorités.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Ecuador renews state of emergency for another 30 days

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced Thursday that his government has renewed a state of emergency which was declared following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16 for another 30 days.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes western Ecuador (Local time: 02:57, Depth 40 km)

An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck western Ecuador early Wednesday, according to the US Geographical Survey.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

113 people rescued alive in quake-hit Ecuador

A total of 113 people have been rescued alive since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Ecuador on April 16, the Ministry of Communication announced Friday.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

New earthquake off coast of Ecuador (Depth 15 km, local time: 03:33)

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador this morning, just days after a major quake hit the country, killing nearly 500 people.      

Death toll in Ecuador earthquake climbs to 480, survivors found

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake in northern Ecuador had risen to 480 by Tuesday morning, the government said.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Is planet Earth on 'quake mode' again?

The recent two months have witnessed some unusually active seismic activities across the globe, as a string of powerful earthquakes have jolted Ecuador, Japan, Myanmar, Afghanistan and Indonesia, killing dozens of people and triggering several tsunami alerts.

Powerful 7.8 Ecuador quake kills at least 235. -President Rafael Correa

At least 235 people have been confirmed dead and over 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

Dozens dead after powerful earthquake hits Ecuador coast. A state of emergency was declared (Depth 10 km, local time: 18:58)

A powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, killing at least 28 people and spreading panic hundreds of kilometres away as it collapsed homes and buckled a major overpass.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

State of emergency in Ecuador as volcano spews ash

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has declared a state of emergency over increasing activity in the Cotopaxi volcano near the capital of Quito.

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Galápagos en emergencia por encallamiento de barco en sus costas

El gobierno ecuatoriano declaró este miércoles el estado de emergencia ambiental en las Islas Galápagos, debido al caso del buque Floreana que encalló en la bahía Naufragio el 28 de enero, informó la ministra de Ambiente Lorena Tapia...

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Galápagos cuenta con dos nuevas especies

Un grupo de científicos de México y Ecuador descubrió recientemente dos nuevas especies de peces en la isla ecuatoriana de Galápagos, situada al norte del país andino.
De acuerdo con un comunicado conjunto del ministerio de Ambiente ecuatoriano y el Parque Nacional Galápagos, el hallazgo se da tras varios meses de investigación en una de las reservas marinas más grandes del mundo.

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