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Topic: Beni Department


In the News (Mon 17 Jun 19)

  
  International Notes Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever -- El Beni Department, Bolivia, 1994
Laboratory studies performed on serum and tissue specimens from decedents confirmed the diagnosis of BHF by isolation of Machupo virus and detection of viral antigen in all five patients for whom specimens were available; the survivor developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) immunoglobulin M (IgM) and immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies to Machupo virus.
On September 3, a 52-year-old agricultural worker from Poponas, El Beni Department, developed a febrile hemorrhagic illness; on September 11, he was admitted to a hospital in Trinidad, El Beni Department.
On September 13, intravenous ribavirin therapy was initiated for a presumptive diagnosis of BHF, and the patient recovered.
www.cdc.gov /MMWR/preview/mmwrhtml/00035133.htm   (1285 words)

  
  Beni Department - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beni, sometimes El Beni, is a northeastern department of Bolivia in the lowlands region of the country.
With a population of 362,521 (2001 census), Beni is the most sparsely populated of the nine departments of Bolivia.
Beni borders upon Brazil to the northeast, and the Bolivian departments of Santa Cruz to the southeast, La Paz to the west, Pando to the northwest, and Cochabamba to the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beni_Department   (315 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Beni Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beni, sometimes spelled El Beni, is a northestern department of Bolivia in the lowlands region of the country.
Beni has borders with Brasil and the Bolivian departments of Santa Cruz, La Paz, Pando and Cochabamba.
Beni surface is mainly covered by rainforest and pampa.
www.ipedia.com /beni.html   (287 words)

  
 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Beni savanna (NT0702)
The region is traversed by three major rivers, the Beni in the west, the Iténez or Guaporé to the east, and the Mamoré; in the central region.
A characteristic landscape element of the Beni savannas ecoregion are the forest islands in the savannas and wetlands.
Much of the Beni savannas is subject to extensive grazing pressure by cattle and subject to intense seasonal burning for forage maintenance, particularly in the central and southern areas Uncontrolled burns threaten the natural communities.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/nt/nt0702_full.html   (2899 words)

  
 Ethnologue: Bolivia
Beni Department, west of Mamore River, north of Santa Ana.
North central Beni Department at junction of Mamoré; and Itenez Rivers.
URU [URE] Department of Oruro, Province of Atahuallpa.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Boli.html   (1173 words)

  
 Ethnologue 14 report for Bolivia
Northern Bolivia, southeast of Riberalta, along the Beni River, east of the Beni, and 500 in the Pando on the west side of the Beni.
Beni Department, west of Mamore River, north of Santa Ana.
North central Beni Department at junction of Mamoré and Itenez rivers.
www.ethnologue.com /14/show_country.asp?name=Bolivia   (455 words)

  
 Beni - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the second largest department in the country with more than 213,000 square kilometers.
Beni has borders with Brazil and the Bolivian departments of Santa Cruz, La Paz, Pando and Cochabamba.
You can find it there under the keyword Beni (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beni)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Beniandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Beni   (323 words)

  
 WORLDTWITCH - Bolivia - The Blue-throated Macaw, by Carlos Yamashita   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis: characterization of its distinctive habitats in savannahs of the Beni, Bolivia
The Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis) is endemic to the Llanos de Mojos, in the Departamento de Beni, Bolivia.
The Llanos de Mojos or Pampas del Beni is a wide savannah plain of edaphic associations, laid in riverine sediments of sand and clay of Cenozoic origin.
www.worldtwitch.com /cybeni.html   (4954 words)

  
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MAP 108 Beni Department: Provinces of Moxos, Cercado, and Marban.
MAP 109 Santa Cruz Department: Northern portions of the provinces of Nuflo de Chavez and Velasco MAP 110 Santa Cruz Department: Provinces of Gutierrez and Santiesteban.
Provinces are Oropeza, Zudanez, B. Boeto, Tomina, Azurduy, Yamparae, Nor Cintas, Sud Cintas, Hernando Siles, and Luis Calvo MAP 117 Cochabamba Department: Provinces of Campero, Mizque, Arge, Pinota, and Arque.
mapy.mk.cvut.cz /data/Bolivia/_info-cpmap.txt   (510 words)

  
 Maps Of Bolivia
Pando Department - Pando Department - Provinces of Nicolas Suarez, Manuripi, Madre de Dios, and Abuna.
Beni Department - Beni Department - Provinces of Mamore, Itenez
Cochabamba Department - Cochabamba Department - Provinces of Ayopaya and Chapore.
www.embassyworld.com /maps/Maps_Of_Bolivia.html   (836 words)

  
 Bolivia Departments
The departmental populations shown in the primary subdivisions table below were calculated by adding up the populations of the provinces in each department.
Beni is Pano (a native dialect) for river.
The Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia has posted department populations from the last four censuses.
www.statoids.com /ubo.html   (562 words)

  
 Local Government and Biodiversity Conservation in the Bolivian Tropics
The movement in Beni and elsewhere eventually led to the creation, in 1982, of an 11 percent timber royalty to be used for regional development.
In the mid-1980s, Beni department was again at the forefront, this time in an effort to decentralize the Bolivian Forestry Service (CDF) and create a departmental forestry policy.
In the two departments that do have land-use plans, most municipalities currently lack the necessary resources and technical skills to produce their own plans and, for most, this activity is not a high priority.
www.worldwildlife.org /bsp/publications/aam/bolivia/bolivia.html   (12837 words)

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