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Venezuela (i/ˌvɛnəˈzwlə/ VEN-ə-ZWAYL; Spanish: [beneˈswela]), officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Spanish: República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America. It is bordered by Colombia on the west, Brazil on the south, Guyana on the east, and the islands of Trinidad and Tobago to the north-east. Venezuela's territory covers around 916,445 km2 (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population around 33,221,865. Venezuela is considered a state with extremely high biodiversity (currently ranks 7th in the world's list of nations with the most number of species), with habitats ranging from the Andes Mountains in the west to the Amazon Basin rain-forest in the south, via extensive llanos plains and Caribbean coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.

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For Pablo López – Twins ace and would-be med student – everything is more ritual than routine

Usatoday 22 May 2024
He would also fulfill a dream deferred when his parents – both doctors – endorsed his decision to skip college in Venezuela and, high school degree already in hand, sign with the Seattle Mariners at 16....

Report ranks 60+ ideas, including geoengineering, to save the Arctic

Mongabay 21 May 2024
The planet is toasting. And flooding ... And burning ... The Amazon, including Venezuela, has been aflame, and the U.S ... Marine heat waves have triggered massive die-offs, as Earth’s oceans have set heat records for 13 months straight ... Marine heat waves have triggered massive die-offs, as Earth’s oceans have set heat records for 13 months straight....

Venezuela’s shrimp farms push for sustainability against hardship and oil spills

Mongabay 15 May 2024
This region is also Venezuela’s oil-production hub, and throughout the years, hundreds of oil spills have polluted the waters near the farms and damaged marine ecosystems that host native species of crustaceans. Yet despite this, Venezuela’s shrimp industry has grown exponentially in the last 25 years....

Guyana says it gave permission for the US military to fly 2 powerful jets over ...

Times Union 10 May 2024
The country had about three hours notice of the exercise through an American embassy announcement but most people appeared to have been surprised by the noisy and unprecedented fly over that comes in the midst of simmering tensions between Guyana and Venezuela over a large swath of Guyana’s territory ... Marine Corps Maj....