Tag: "grasslands" at medical news
Crucial steps taken by the Chinese government to protect its grasslands
...t of all this building of pastures and maintaining grasslands
symbolize the building of a "new socialist countryside. Hui acknowledged that protection of grasslands
would play a vital role in conservation of biological diversity. It would help in the transformati...
Bharatpur Likely To Get Avian Flu Lab
... is a marshy area spread over 29 sq km of forests, grasslands
and shallow lakes. Over 370 species of birds, native as well as migratory, are usually visible in the park, especially between October and March. --Edited IANS...
25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs
...pecially of Swainson's Hawks from the prairies and grasslands
of western North America, have been reported allegedly from the use of monocrotophos. On the 'banned' pesticides and formulations list are aldrin, benzene hexachloride, calcium cyanide, chlordane, copper acetoarsenite, cibromochloropropane, endrin,...
Rivers in China Shrinking Due to Climate Change
...s caused glaciers to shrink, frozen earth to melt, grasslands
to turn yellow and rivers to dry up. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau used to boast of 36,000 glaciers covering an area of 50,000 sq km. In the past 100 years, their area has shrunk by 30 percent....
Global Warming Threatens Tibet
...ility of shrinking glaciers, frozen earth melting, grasslands
turning yellow and rivers drying up. The scientists came to their conclusions after exploring the source of the Yangtze River on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. "The glaciers at the source of the Yangtze River are shrinking much faster than we had an...