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2014-07-01 23:07:50

The great taste of Saratoga Chips with the added benefit of 84 minerals contained in Mountain Pure Himalayan Pink Salt. Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Saratoga Chips, America’s first kettle chip, originally introduced in 1853, continues its commitment to providing healthy, all-natural snacks. All six Saratoga Chip flavors will now be made using Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt, a mineral and energy-rich iron alternative to traditional salt. Recognized for their rich, bold...

2013-09-30 23:45:42

PureHimalayanSalt.com is now offering a wide selection of pure pink Himalayan salt products online at http://www.purehimalayansalt.com. Wanaque, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Legend has it that Himalayan salt mines were first discovered by Alexander the Great’s soldiers, who stumbled across the mines in the region that is now northern Pakistan. That mine, which is the second largest salt mine in the world, was discovered to produce salt with curative powers. Wounds healed more...

2013-07-30 23:27:40

To help customers better use nutritious Himalayan salt, SpiritDetox.com has launched a series of recipes incorporating the ingredient in nutritious dishes. The recipes are part of the SpiritDetox.com customer informational database. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 SpiritDetox.com announces the publication of a list of recipes utilizing healing Himalayan salt. The recipes, which are part of the store's online knowledge database, include something for breakfast, lunch and...

Glaciers Will Continue To Shrink Regardless Of Temperature
2012-11-16 15:50:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Himalayan glaciers are going to continue to shrink, no matter which way the temperatures go, according to new research published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Summer Rupper, a geology professor at Brigham Young University, has just returned from her research in the Bhutan region of the Himalayas and has reported findings that nearly 10% of these glaciers will disappear within the next 30 years. She also...

2012-07-13 23:00:54

Popular tuning added to large wind chime selection, listen online Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Dallas-based company, Ecology Shops have added the Large Himalayan Echo Chime to their store online, making it possible for everyone to get them at a bargain. “We´re adding the Himalayan Echo, one of our most popular tunings to our large wind chime selection,” said Owner Stephen Betzen. Since the start of business in January of 2005, the parent company of Eco Wind Chimes,...

State Of Himalayan Glaciers Less Alarming Than Feared
2012-04-20 08:21:58

Ever since the false prognoses of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Himalayan glaciers have been a focus of public and scientific debate. The gaps in our knowledge of glaciers in the Himalayan region have hindered accurate statements and prognoses. An international team of researchers headed by glaciologists from the University of Zurich and with the involvement of scientists from Geneva now outlines the current state of knowledge of glaciers in the Himalayas in a...

2012-02-14 13:40:00

The first ever snow leopard prey survey in Bhutan´s newest national park -- a joint program of the Government of Bhutan and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) -- revealed astonishing footage of snow leopards scent-marking, a sub-adult snow leopard, Tibetan wolf, threatened Himalayan serow, musk deer and a healthy population of blue sheep, the main food source for snow leopards. This is the first pictorial evidence that snow leopards are thriving in Wangchuck Centennial Park, a vital snow...

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2011-01-25 10:25:00

A blanket of dust and rock debris is apparently shielding some glaciers in the world's highest mountain range from thawing, and varying wind patterns might explain why some are defying a melt. "Our study shows there is no uniform response of Himalayan glaciers to climate change and highlights the importance of debris cover," scientists at universities in Germany and the United States wrote in the study of 286 glaciers. Elsewhere in the Himalayas "more than 65 percent of the monsoon-influenced...

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2010-05-14 10:50:00

The head of the United Nation's climate change panel defended its case against an academic council charged with reviewing its research methods after a string of challenges to its findings. Rajendra Pachauri, a chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said there was an error made when warning that the Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.  However, he said there was some value to the findings. "Alright, there was this error, but there is a whole lot of valid...

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2010-01-20 14:00:00

U.N. climate experts said Wednesday that a U.N. warning that Himalayan glaciers were melting faster than any other place in the world and may be gone by 2035 was not backed up by science "” an admission that could energize climate change critics, The Associated Press reported. The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in a 2007 report that the Himalayan glaciers are very likely to disappear within three decades if the present melting rate continues. However, a...


Latest Himalayan Reference Libraries

Himalayan Mayapple, Podophyllum hexandrum
2014-01-12 07:44:48

Podophyllum hexandrum is a plant species belonging to the Berberidaceae family. The species may also be referred to as the Himalayan mayapple or the Indian mayapple. Podophyllum hexandrum are native to the Himalayan mountain range in Asia. This particular plant species flourishes at lower elevations. Podophyllum hexandrum is a low growing plant. Its leaves may be described as drooping and lobed and they appear glossy and green in coloration. The Podophyllum hexandrum plant produces a pale...

Himalayan Relict Dragonfly, Epiophlebia laidlawi
2013-07-09 16:13:56

The Himalayan relict dragonfly (Epiophlebia laidlawi) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in the Eastern Himalayas, with a range that includes the Solokhumbu region and Nepal. It was once classified in the suborder Anisozygoptera due to its similarities to damselflies, but was found to be more closely related to dragonflies. The Himalayan relict dragonfly breeds in streams that can be found at elevations between 6,000 and 11,500 feet, but it is thought that it may also breed in...

2012-06-14 11:00:37

Symbol: RUGE Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    I Distribution: RubusgeniculatusKaltenb. distribution:USA(VA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2012-06-14 11:00:57

Symbol: RUEL3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 11:00:59

Symbol: RUELO Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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