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This World Water Day, Wellesley scientists find that the teeth of the nerpa seal may hold the strongest evidence of the effects of decades of environmental pollution, nuclear testing, and climate change
MOSCOW, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - With photo Moscow's first-ever ice terrace with a bar has opened at the Reka Moscow restaurant in the heart of
Persian Leopard cubs are born in Sochi National Park for the first time in 50 years as a result of a program to restore the population of these unique animals. (PRWEB)
Rising temperatures and melting ice could prove to be an economic boon, thanks to the revitalization of a Soviet-era maritime shipping route.
MOSCOW, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro 200M worth of deals will be executed during just the first day of the Russian National Exposition at the International Green Week 2011 Initiative, which opened in Berlin on Monday.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, December 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novaar Capital Management SPC ("Novaar") today announced the creation of a Joint Venture with JSC Ural Industrial-Ural Polar ("Ural Polar") an entity owned by state institutions of the Russian Federation, to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment ("FDI") in the natural resource-rich Urals region of the country. Novaar, a Saudi-led investment concern, in cooperation with preferred strategic partners, will invest through the newly-formed...
A gold deposit estimated at more than 100 tons has been found in Siberia, the Russian National Geological Prospecting Co announced Tuesday.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) plans to launch production at the Kirinskoye gas field, which is part of the Sakhalin-3 project, in 2014, Viktor Timoshilov, head of the company's eastern projects coordination department, said at an oil and gas conference in Sakhalin.
Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.