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Positive findings highlight the fact that tiger monitoring is being implemented in 87 per cent of the sites and all sites surveyed in South Asian and East Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal and Russia have management plans. However, several sites in Southeast Asia, including ...
Barren Island, located 135 km north-east of Port Blair, is the only active volcano in South Asia. This 3km-wide island has a 2km-wide depression, which had resulted from massive eruptions in the past. The first massive eruption in the volcano took place in 1787. In 1991, it erupted again after remaining ...

"We tend to think of Pacific atolls as static landforms that will simply be inundated as sea levels rise, but there is growing evidence these islands are geologically dynamic and are constantly changing," he said. "The study findings may seem counter-intuitive, given that (the) sea level has been rising in the ...
In new research published this week in the journal Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Cambridge archaeologists present a new algorithm, Multi-Scale Relief Model (MSRM), which is able to extract micro-topographic information at a variety of scales employing micro-, meso- and large-scale digital ...
27, 2017 shows the Danxia landform in Fugu County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Geologists in Shaanxi Province have found a new Danxia landform, characterized by reddish sandstone features, thought to be the largest such site in the country. The S-shaped site, which features a rugged red ...
The missile "should be capable of being deployed and launched on rugged landforms and able to resist electronic-warfare attacks. It must be able to carry multiple warheads to hit targets anywhere on the globe", Mr Yang told the broadcaster. "Judging from available information, its overall capability is ...

The missile "should be capable of being deployed and launched on rugged landforms and able to resist electronic-warfare attacks. It must be able to carry multiple warheads to hit targets anywhere on the globe," Yang told the broadcaster. "Judging from available information, its overall capability is similar ...
She liked to offer practical advice to the partners of research students as to their expected lot if they became the spouse of a South Asian archaeologist and, within South Asia, she was affectionately known as Auntie. A fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, for five decades, Bridget was awarded the Royal ...
Aerial photo taken on May 27, 2017 shows the scenery in Shanglin County of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Rural tourism helped to boost local economy with its karst landform. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang) ...
Photo taken on May 11, 2017 shows the scenery of Danxia landform at a gorge in Qiaozhen Township of Ganquan County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The Danxia landform refers to landscapes that consist of a red bed characterized by steep cliffs. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) ...
"We have a plan to convert this 1,800-acre area into the best tourism destination in South Asia," he said. "Lunuganga, an area that will be a key part of the Dedduwa project, is well-known because of the legendary architect Geoffery Bawa. The project will be very much in line with Bawa's concepts and will ...
Rising out of Dove Lake like a shark fin, the bowed summit of Cradle Mountain is a rare and unusual Australian landform – a nunatak, or island of rock that stood above the glaciers as they carved the landscape around it. The mountain can be viewed the easy way, from the shores of Dove Lake, earned in ...
Photo taken on Sept. 27, 2017 shows the Danxia landform in Fugu County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Geologists in Shaanxi Province have found a new Danxia landform, characterized by reddish sandstone features, thought to be the largest such site in the country. The S-shaped site, which ...
The missile "should be capable of being deployed and launched on rugged landforms and able to resist electronic-warfare attacks. It must be able to carry multiple warheads to hit targets anywhere on the globe", Mr Yang told the broadcaster. "Judging from available information, its overall capability is ...
The missile "should be capable of being deployed and launched on rugged landforms and able to resist electronic-warfare attacks. It must be able to carry multiple warheads to hit targets anywhere on the globe," Yang told the broadcaster. "Judging from available information, its overall capability is similar ...
The scale of the flood disasters in the US and south Asia has shocked governments worldwide and left aid agencies struggling. Around 1,200 people are known to have died so far in Asia, more than 40 million people have been affected and millions of hectares of crops have been destroyed. Since June, 21 ...
She liked to offer practical advice to the partners of research students as to their expected lot if they became the spouse of a South Asian archaeologist and, within South Asia, she was affectionately known as Auntie. A fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, for five decades, Bridget was awarded the Royal ...

A photographer takes pictures in the Moshi park scenic spot in Daofu County, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 27, 2017. The park featuring its unique geographical landform, was open to public recently. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing) ...
“We've seen a big expansion of coast landforms,” says Jonathan Warrick, a research geologist with the US Geological Survey who studies the after-effects of the dam removal. “The beach is 500 feet offshore from where it used to be and there is this brand new wetland complex that has developed behind ...
Aerial photo taken on May 27, 2017 shows the scenery in Shanglin County of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Rural tourism helped to boost local economy with its karst landform. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang) ...
Photo taken on May 11, 2017 shows the scenery of Danxia landform at a gorge in Qiaozhen Township of Ganquan County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The Danxia landform refers to landscapes that consist of a red bed characterized by steep cliffs. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) ...
Shinran, the founder of Shin Buddhism, broke with Japanese tradition to start a religion of radical egalitarianism that opened the benefits of Buddhism to everyone. By Mark Unno · Winter 2017. A statue of Shinran Shonin at the foundry in Japan where the bronze was cast. In Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, Shunryu Suzuki told ...
NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi after stopping in ...
"The Gobi has a quite smooth and flat landform located on a high-altitude area and is often affected by western winds, leading to huge amounts ...
"The helicopter is able to take off and land on almost any landform including plateaus and canyons. It can operate in cold and tropical ...
The scale of the flood disasters in the US and south Asia has shocked governments worldwide and left aid agencies struggling. Around 1,200 people are known to have died so far in Asia, more than 40 million people have been affected and millions of hectares of crops have been destroyed. Since June, 21 ...
An esker is a ridge of gravel and sediment left behind by a melting glacier. The landform is echoed in the building's architecture: the roofline of ...
... this arid landform, straddling the border between India and Pakistan and ... the spouse of a South Asian archaeologist and, within South Asia, ...
A photographer takes pictures in the Moshi park scenic spot in Daofu County, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 27, 2017. The park ...
In the Spratly Islands, China has expanded and improved seven areas, in some cases creating new landforms where only underwater reefs ...
“We've seen a big expansion of coast landforms,” says Jonathan Warrick, a research geologist with the US Geological Survey who studies the ...
... is separated by a narrow channel, Jin Island's landscape features various interesting landforms such as sea caves, stacks, arches and inlets, ...
Ben Groundwater samples a wide and wild variety of Korean food on a foodies tour of South Korea with Intrepid Travel. Video: Ben ...
Aerial photo taken on May 27, 2017 shows the scenery in Shanglin County of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Photo taken on May 11, 2017 shows the scenery of Danxia landform at a gorge in Qiaozhen Township of Ganquan County, northwest China's ...
... of volcanic landforms, with a rich variety of lakes and natural springs”. ... to as China's Yosemite, made the list for its granite landforms.
The harmony between surreal vibrant blue waters and rocky landforms creates a glorious scenic experience that Google Images can never ...
Think you may have caught a glimpse of a metal, sphere-shaped object looming in the night sky above? Well, you're not alone. According to a ...
... this arid landform, straddling the border between India and Pakistan and ... Jointly with Raymond, she undertook the synthesis of South Asia's rich ... Sharing concerns that South Asian Studies was at risk from funding cuts, ...
A photographer takes pictures in the Moshi park scenic spot in Daofu County, in southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 27, 2017. The park ...
"Haixi prefecture, which is covered by over 95,000 square kilometers of desert, has China's largest Yardang landform. The geographic ...
In the Spratly Islands, China has expanded and improved seven areas, in some cases creating new landforms where only underwater reefs ...
The data consists of three-dimensional models of undersea landforms as well as raw bathymetric survey information and drift analysis.
The data consists of three-dimensional models of undersea landforms as well as raw bathymetric survey information. It was published online by ...
New Delhi: India is pulling out all stops to expedite the South Asian ... Road corridors in Myanmar provide the key links between South Asia and ...
“We've seen a big expansion of coast landforms,” says Jonathan Warrick, a research geologist with the US Geological Survey who studies the ...
In a statement issued on Wednesday morning, Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and creative director, Ogilvy South Asia, announced that ...
Anonymous claims Nasa is about to announce it has found alien life. The truth is a little more complicated – but no less wondrous. An account ...
An Australian engineer is hoping to use drones to plant 1 billion trees every year to fight an unfolding global catastrophe.
“We've seen a big expansion of coast landforms,” says Jonathan Warrick, a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey who studies the ...


 

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