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Wal·la·ce·a

 (wŏ-lā′sē-ə)
n.
A biogeographic region of Indonesia west of Wallace's Line, including Sulawesi, the Moluccas, and the Lesser Sundas.
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197-254 In Knight WJ, Holloway JD [eds.] Insects and the Rain Forests of South East Asia (Wallacea).
SEVENTEEN STUDENTS and two members of staff from Emmanuel College had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the island of Buton, Indonesia, with Operation Wallacea, to assist with the conservation of indigenous flora and fauna.
East Melanesian Islands, Philippines, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Polynesia-Micronesia, Eastern Australian Temperate Forests, Southwest Australia, Sundaland and Nicobar Islands of India, Wallacea all in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific; Japan, Mountains of Southwest China in East Asia; Caucasus and Irano-Anatolian in East Asia.
In: Telnov D (Ed.) Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea.
With the discoveries, Nature journal notes, the 'Philippines, therefore, may have had a central role in southward movements into Wallacea, not only of Pleistocene megafauna (large animals), but also of archaic hominins (humans).'
Agradecemos a los trabajadores del PNCSF y el apoyo financiero y en equipamiento recibido del Fondo Global para Medioambiente, de la operacion WALLACEA en Cuba, de la Empresa para la Proteccion de la Flora y la Fauna, del Centro Nacional de Areas Protegidas de Cuba y del Centro de Investigaciones Marinas de la Universidad de La Habana.
2012 Sundaland and Wallacea: Geology, plate tectonics and palaeogeography.
"We will be working closely with other groups and students from around the world who are also going to be part of the expedition organised by Operation Wallacea."
This evening (Friday) the | Canton RFC Male Choir are in concert at the Bishop of Llandaff High School to raise funds for a school expedition 'Operation Wallacea' to Indonesia to study and research environmental issues.