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2014-04-07 08:38:15

CallFire FUEL Program Ignites Kuntal Joisher's Climb to Summit Mount Everest; Achievement to be Marked by First Mass Text from the Highest Point in the World SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CallFire, the cloud-based text and voice communications platform that enables organizations to reach their target audiences by phone in real-time, today launched the CallFire FUEL program. FUEL's inaugural initiative will be sponsoring Kuntal Joisher, an inspiring individual...

2014-03-31 23:04:43

Perception of Time, Effects of Video Games and Music on the Brain, Chemistry of Tooth Cleaning and Staining were a few experiments conducted by Middle School students of Everest Academy at the Regional Science Fair in Aurora. LEMONT, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “Do video games affect your reaction time?” “What soil grows the best pea pods?” "Is it true that tea stains your teeth?” “What kind of music is best for study time?” The young aspiring scientists of Everest...

2014-03-25 23:27:42

Expedition on World’s Tallest Mountain to Use Innovative Mobile and Wearable Technologies While Raising Money for Nepalese Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Summit Stories, a philanthropic mountaineering project focused on bringing educational opportunities to underprivileged youth and local communities across the the world, today announced its upcoming expedition to the top of Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the world’s tallest mountain at 8,848mt, 29,029ft in...

2014-02-03 23:02:00

Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. Myanmar, Asia (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Juniper Systems’ Archer Field PC® was recently used to record the elevation of a never-before-climbed peak in the remote Myanmar Himalaya. The peak, Mount Gamlang Razi, has historically been known as the second highest peak in Southeast Asia, but a joint American-Myanmar-led expedition set out on a...

Controlling Invasive Weeds Can Help Attempts At Reforestation In Panama
2014-01-28 14:53:12

Pensoft Publishers Saccharum spontaneum is an invasive grass that has spread extensively in disturbed areas throughout the Panama Canal watershed, where it has created a fire hazard and inhibited reforestation efforts. The weed originally believed to be originally from India, is perfectly adapted to the conditions in Panama and produces excessive amounts of biomass during the wet season, which impedes reforestation efforts. A new study published in the open access journal NeoBiota proposes...

Lesser Known Asian Mountain Ranges Led To Expansion Of Gobi Desert
2013-12-11 13:01:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers say two lesser known mountain ranges in Central Asia helped lead to the arid conditions that regions like the Gobi Desert face today. Scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco say the formation of the Hangay and the Altai mountain ranges may have led to the expansion of Asia’s largest desert. "These results have major implications for understanding the dominant factors...

2013-11-20 08:26:08

Secure cloud-based data vault added to online tools HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest (everestfuneral.com), the first nationwide funeral planning and concierge service, today announced it is adding a proprietary online tool to its offerings for all clients. Tenzing(TM) was developed to satisfy the ever-increasing need to leverage technology and securely organize and store personal information. Tenzing will be made available to the more than 25 million people that have...

Everest New Rules
2013-08-05 11:31:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following a mountainside altercation between mountain climbers and local sherpa guides that occurred earlier this year, Nepalese officials have announced that government agents will be stationed at the Mount Everest base camp and be charged with the responsibility of monitoring expedition teams, coordinating any rescue efforts, and safeguarding the local environment. Purna Chandra Bhattarai, Nepal's chief of the tourism industry...

2013-07-30 08:25:55

The nonprofit will donate each $250 purchase of the "Limited Edition 50th Anniversary of Everest" print to improving the lives and environment in Nepal TAOS, N.M. and KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Himalayan Stove Project (HSP) brings awareness to the devastating effects of household air pollution (HAP) and its mission is to distribute clean cookstoves in the most remote regions of the Himalayas where millions of people, including children, are...

Virtual Everest From PC Or Smartphone
2013-05-29 10:32:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Exactly 60 years after Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest, Microsoft has unveiled “Everest: Rivers of Ice,” a website designed to virtually bring Earth´s highest peak to laptops and touch screens around the world. Using high-resolution video and photographic panorama content to display the Greater Himalaya region, Rivers of Ice is the result of a collaboration between the Internet Explorer 10 team...


Latest Himalayas Reference Libraries

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

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2008-05-05 23:33:38

The Yellow-throated Marten or Himalayan Marten (Martes flavigula), is a species of marten found in Asia. It ranges through the temperate mountainous forests of the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, including the Russian Far East and the Korean Peninsula. It is generally solitary. It is distinguished from the Stone Marten by its large size and long limbs and tail; its tail makes up nearly half of the total body length. An adult may weigh as much as 7.5 pounds, and may be more than...

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