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Climate Change Will Require Enhanced Protection For Birds
2013-02-06 05:23:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many bird species are likely to suffer from future climate change, a new study led by Durham University and BirdLife International reveals. These species will require enhanced protection for important sites, and better management of the wider countryside. In extreme cases, they may need to be physically moved to areas that are climatically suitable to help them survive. Stronger protection and effective management of the networks of...

First Snow Leopards Captured, Collared And Released In Afghanistan
2012-07-18 18:42:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online During a recent expedition two snow leopards were captured, fitted with satellite collars, and released for the first time in Afghanistan by a team of Wildlife Conservation Society conservationists and Afghan veterinarians conducting research. The team successfully captured and released the male snow leopards on May 27 and June 8 respectively. Each cat was weighed, measured, fitted with a Vectronix satellite collar, and DNA...

2012-07-15 22:20:52

LONDON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Everest reveals a staggering number of Brits want nicer homes, spending on average over GBP2,000 on home improvements over the last 12 months alone. - A third of Brits want to make their homes look nicer - Brits have spent over GBP2,000 in the last 12 months on home improvements - Women more keen for DIY improvements compared to men who want to make properties look nicer...

2012-07-09 02:22:27

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 80% of Brits want to change something about their home - Main reason for home improvement change is to make homes look nicer - Almost double the number of homeowners than renters want to make changes New research from Everest Home Improvements reveals that the majority of people in the UK are not happy with their homes. In total 82% of people want to make changes to their property. The online...

2012-06-13 02:26:27

SEATTLE, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eddie Bauer First Ascent Guides, Dave Hahn and Melissa Arnot returned home this week from two months in Nepal as part of an Eddie Bauer expedition to commemorate the historic Everest summits of 1963. That year marked two major achievements for American Mountaineering - Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest along with his Sherpa partner, Nawang Gombu. Three weeks later, Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld summited via the...

2012-05-03 02:27:25

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the just published book "Steps to the Summit: Reaching the Top in Business and Life," author/adventurer/business leader/and Challenged Athletes Foundation inspirational award recipient Paul Fejtek takes readers to the top of the seven highest summits around the world and offers proven strategies for anyone looking to survive and thrive in today's perilous business climate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120503/LA00109) As the only...

2012-04-13 02:20:53

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The MIT Museum has opened Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya featuring the breath-taking photography of mountaineer and film maker David Breashears (through March 17, 2013), with the support of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (www.pa2f.org) At the heart of Rivers of Ice - a collaboration between the MIT Museum, GlacierWorks, and the Asia Society, designed by ThincDesign -- are contemporary, state-of-the-art...

2012-03-16 04:01:00

Two Ascents, Both Seek Summit -- Southeast Ridge Team to Focus on Education and Science; West Ridge Team of Anker and Cory Richards to Retrace Route of First American Ascent on West Ridge Climb to Be Covered Online Starting March 16 at natgeo.com/oneverest and thenorthface.com/everest. Real-time Updates from West Ridge Team to Start April 16 on National Geographic Magazine App for iPad WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing his legacy of renowned ascents,...

2012-03-15 17:48:00

LONDON, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Ideal Home Show, sponsored by Everest Home Improvements [http://www.everest.co.uk ], opens its doors today - March 16th. The show will bring together over 600 different exhibitors and promises visitors a unique shopping experience, along with the chance to win a handyman for a day. The first exhibition was held in 1908 at the Olympia exhibition centre, with sections dedicated to "phases of home life" such as...

2012-03-13 08:00:00

SEATTLE, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1963, Eddie Bauer outfitted the most famous expedition in American mountaineering history. On May 1, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest, along with his Sherpa partner, Nawang Gombu. Three weeks later, on May 22, four of Whittaker's teammates attempted an even more spectacular feat--a rendezvous at the top of the world by approaching the summit via two different routes, the South Col and the unclimbed West Ridge. This was...


Latest Himalaya Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 12:00:28

Symbol: PSHI2 Group: Lichen Family: Psoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Psoraceae Genus   Psora Hoffm. – fishscale lichen Species   Psora himalayana (Bab.) Timdal – Himalaya fishscale lichen

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2005-07-12 14:38:04

Hydrangea (Hydrangea) is a genus of roughly 100 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (from Japan to China, the Himalaya and Indonesia) and North and South America. Most are shrubs 1-3 m tall, but some are small trees, and others vines reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. Hydrangeas produce flowers from early spring to late autumn; these are carried in...

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