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Internet2/NSRC program brings Bhutanese IT professionals to United States to network with global research and education leaders WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Santa Monica based social staffing solution is now rewarding women who volunteer and make a difference in the community access to
David Gottsegen MD, ABMH, a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) and Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), recently completed 6 weeks working at the Jigme Dorje National Referral
New Semester Program Builds on SFS's Existing Summer Program and Collaboration with Bhutan's Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) BEVERLY, Mass., June
Organic Trade Association members gain inspiration from one nation's path to organic WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan may be
Contest notes that Asian entries have increased in recent years Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Officials of the
New research paints a pretty grim picture for the Himalayan glaciers, saying they will continue to shrink even if temperatures rebound to normal.
The United Nations General Assembly today adopted by consensus, the “International Day of Happiness.” New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 The International
Symbol: PIWA3 Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48 I Synonyms: PIGR10 Pinus griffithii McClell. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division ...
The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...
The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.
The Takin (Budorcas taxicolor), is a goat-antelope found in heavily forested areas of the Eastern Himalayas. Takin are found in bamboo forests at altitudes of 2,000 to 4,500 meters (6500 - 14500 feet). There are 4 subspecies that are recognized. They are the Mishmi Takin, Golden Takin, Sichuan Takin, and Bhutan Takin. The Takin is the national animal of Bhutan. Takin stand 3 to 4 feet at the shoulder and weigh up to 770 pounds. Takin have large muzzles and eyes with noticeably small ears....
The Northern Plains Gray Langur (Semnopithecus entellus), is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and possibly Bhutan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.