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2012-04-23 22:22:36

Today, recognizing the knowledge gap between the existing evidence of climate change and adaptation on the ground, researchers in Asia launched a novel learning platform to improve agricultural resilience to changing weather patterns, and to reduce emissions footprint.

2012-03-05 11:00:00

The media and public are invited to join this important dialog live via real-time streamed video or receive highlights of the day’s events on Twitter by following @ChopraFoundation or @DeepakChopra.

2012-02-25 08:00:00

The Chopra Foundation’s Sages and Scientists Symposium will be a historic gathering of distinguished scientists, leaders, and humanitarians exploring the most important scientific, social, and

2012-02-15 08:00:00

The Chopra Foundation is pleased to announce the schedule of events planned for the opening day of the three-day Sages and Scientists Symposium in Carlsbad, California March 3-5. (PRWEB)

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Desi Alternative Music will host its 2nd Annual South Asian Music Festival over two nights of scintillating live original music featuring South Asian

2011-06-23 00:00:30

The intelligent social network poll reveals less than 14-percent of respondents support giving continued aid to Pakistan Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Wordspreadz, the social network for intelligent discussion has released the results of its most recent poll.


Latest South Asia Reference Libraries

Lesser Asiatic Yellow Bat, Scotophilus kuhlii
2013-06-18 12:09:59

The lesser Asiatic yellow bat (Scotophilus kuhlii) is a species of vesper bat that can be found in many areas including Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and the Philippines. It prefers a habitat in primary and secondary forests, both in urban and rural areas of its range. It can be found roosting in many areas including roofs, crevices, temples, and dry tree leaves. It leaves the roost early to consume a main diet of dipterans and hymenopterans and gives birth to one...

Rufous Horseshoe Bat, Rhinolophus rouxii
2012-09-03 06:58:22

The rufous horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus rouxii) can be found in China, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, and Vietnam. Although it occurs in all of these regions, most of its population occurs in South Asia. It can be found roosting in hollow trees or caves and prefers a habitat within evergreen forests. It often inhabits temples or old buildings in South Asia. In South Asia, the rufous horseshoe bat is threatened by cave disturbances caused by tourists, as well as habitat loss caused by...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.