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Sanatana Hindu Sangha of California is bringing the timeless and rich tradition of Kumbh Mela to the West. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2014
In response to a question about the latest study published in the Science News.org on 24 Aug 2012, Paramahamsa Nithyananda said, "Praakrit, mother of all languages including Sanskrit spread
New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists have found that carbon is stored in the soils and sediments of the Ganges-Brahmaputra basin for a surprisingly long time, making it likely that global warming could destabilize the pool of carbon there and in similar places on Earth, potentially increasing the rate of CO2 release into the atmosphere.
Though the massive glaciers of the greater Himalayan region are retreating slowly, development agencies can take steps now to help the region's communities prepare for the many ways glacier melt is expected to impact their lives, according to a new report.
A study released Thursday reports that about 60 million people living throughout the Himalayas would suffer food shortages in the coming decades as glaciers shrink and the water sources for crops dry up.
River discharge and regional climate are keys.
A leading expert told Chinese state media on Tuesday that global warming could prove devastating for the Tibetan plateau, the world's third-largest store of ice, but it helps farming and tourism.
The chasm further widened between rich and poor nations as dialogue centered on how to approach the climate change has turned into debate.
Researchers in Nepal are conducting the first ever field studies of Himalayan glacial lakes, which seem to be rising due to climate change.
The Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) and Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins found in India and Pakistan. From the 1970s they had commonly been regarded as separate species. The Ganges River Dolphin is primarily found in River Ganges and its tributaries in India while the Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan Taxonomy Until the 1970s the Indus and Ganges River Dolphins were...