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2013-01-23 11:53:54

The amount of rainfall and number of tropical storms during the summer monsoon season greatly impact the agriculture, economy, and people in Asia.

India’s Vital Summer Monsoons May Decline In The Face Of Global Warming
2012-11-06 09:35:43

India’s monsoons are a godsend for the country’s vital agricultural sector, providing life for crops that more than a billion people rely on. But a grim forecast for the future may spell doom for the nation’s food production and economy.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.