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2014-10-24 23:05:55

Bourne Energy develops technology to protect river water quality. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 "Humankind is running out of water at an alarming pace. We're going to run out of water long before we run out of oil” - Peter Brabeck, chairman of Nestlé. As a nation, we need to better care for the water we use and ultimately reuse. This starts with respecting water and treating its sources with more respect. Bourne Energy, developer of river, tidal and ocean power...

Ancient Megacities Were Displaced Due To A Changing Climate: Study
2014-02-26 13:52:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Bronze Age Indus civilization, which spanned across northwest India and Pakistan, flourished for thousands of years and mysteriously declined as some type of development forced these ancient people to abandon the mega-cities they had constructed. A newly published paper in the journal Geology has asserted that climate change may be behind this abrupt change in the Indus way of life. "We think that we now have a really strong...

2013-12-16 23:24:20

A gathering of officials, faculty, researchers, students and participants from the civil society concerned in eco-conservance, environmental sustainability and development, organized multidisciplinary awareness sessions to highlight the ‘Mountains’ Role in Eco-sustainability’ and conveyed an obvious message to public that resource depletion, food, energy and most important water dearth will be crucial in the future due to ever increasing climate change. Lahore, Pakistan (PRWEB)...

2013-06-10 23:20:20

IndUS will develop and commercialize APS intellectual property to treat oral mucositis, a significant unmet medical need for cancer patients. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Applied Protein Sciences (APS), a privately held biotech company founded in 2007 in Mountain View, CA, announces that it has been acquired by IndUS Pharmaceuticals (IndUS), a privately held Boston based pharmaceutical company. The acquisition gives IndUS the ability to extend its pipeline to include preclinical...

Climate Change Responsible For Indus Decline
2012-05-29 13:01:31

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com New research has shed a light on an ancient Asian civilization and given a glimpse into what the future might hold for the region. Climate change is now thought to be responsible for the decline of the Indus civilization, an empire that stretched over more than a million square kilometers. One of the first great urban cultures that also included Egypt and Mesopotamia, its people lived primarily along rivers from the Arabian Sea to the Ganges, over what is...


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2006-09-01 13:04:41

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...

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