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Purdue study projects weakened monsoon season in South Asia

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The South Asian summer monsoon - critical to agriculture in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan - could be weakened and delayed due to rising temperatures in the future, according to a recent climate modeling study. A Purdue University research group found that climate ...

Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival

Goans this weekend had a gala time celebrating annual Monsoon festival, which marks San Joao, the feast of John, the Baptist . Monsoon festival is a legacy Goans have inherited from the Portuguese, who ruled the State until it was liberated in 1961. During the celebrations, Goans ju...

Ayurveda Resorts in Kerala Gear Up for the Monsoon Season

With the monsoons making a grand entry into Kerala, tourist resorts and ayurvedic spas are all ready with rejuvenating health packages. The rainy season, experts say, is the best time for Ayurvedic treatment. Although Ayurveda evolved centuries ago in India, it has only in recent years tha...

New Law On HIV/AIDS To Be Implemented At The Monsoon Session Of Parliament

The monsoon session of Parliament is to pass a law that would protect HIV/AIDS patient's rights to privacy, work, and admission in a hospital, along with the right// for a woman with the right to seek an HIV test from a prospective groom before marriage. India is supposedly the country with t...

Ayurveda Boosts Monsoon Tourism in Kerala

Despite dull and dreary rains during the monsoon season in Kerala, numerous tourists visit the state to savour ayurveda packages.// It is believed that the months of June and July are best suited for administering ayurvedic treatment. "In the last five years the number of tourist places offe...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

N.Delhi is affected by the dengue fever that can sometime be deadly and this is due to the breeding mosquitoes after the monsoon. Dengue fever is a benign acute febrile syndrome occurring in tropical regions, // which is the most important mosquito (Aedes aegypti), transmitted viral disease. ...

Monsoon Season will Bring Japanese Encephalitis

... BALTIMORE, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 monsoon season will soon arrive in the Asian territories and culicine mosquito populations are expected to increase. "These mosquitoes may carry the virus tha...

Acumen Fund Announces New Investments In Pakistan To Build Scalable Business That Serve The Poor

... The overwhelming majority of farmers lack access to an irrigation water source, a canal or ground water, forcing them to farm once a year during the monsoon season. Farmers who have an irrigation source are able to farm more than once per year, but the scarce water situation makes it very expensive for th...

Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India

...IHAR, India, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Entire villages have been washed away in India's northern state of Bihar after a deadly combination of monsoon rains and a dam burst caused a deluge that spreads over countless miles of farming land. IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare -- http://www.if...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...e events. Outwardly, Ireland's famine was caused by a blight that destroyed the potato, the staple crop; India's was inflicted by a failure of monsoon rains; and Ethiopia's by a drought. But, in all three cases, the agro-ecosystems were fragile. Ireland's potato growers each had tiny ...

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Monsoon in Medical Technology

Benitec MOU With CalbaTech, Inc.

...n by cord blood companies. CONTACT: BENITEC LTD Sue MacLeman Rudi Michelson Chief Executive Officer monsoon Communications +61 437 211 200 +61 411 402 737 About Benitec Benitec is an Australian biotechnology company focused on lic...
Monsoon in Biological News

Sedimentary records link Himalayan erosion rates and monsoon intensity through time

Throughout history, the changing fortunes of human societies in Asia have been linked to variations in the precipitation resulting from seasonal monsoons. A new paper published online today in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that variations in monsoon climate over longer time scales a...

NASA satellite detects red glow to map global ocean plant health

...eposition and depletion. The Indian Ocean was a particular surprise, as large portions of the ocean were seen to "light up" seasonally with changes in monsoon winds. In the summer, fall, and winter particularly summer significant southwesterly winds stir up ocean currents and bring more nutrients up from t...

Scientists urge global action to preserve water supplies for billions worldwide

... Melting glaciers, weakening monsoon rains, less mountain snowpack and other effects of a warmer climate will lead to significant disruptions in the supply of water to highly populated re...

The University of Miami receives grants from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s Ocean Fund

...ome of the brightest and most accomplished students in the world to conduct critical research in climate change, coral reefs, fisheries, hurricane and monsoon mechanics, ocean and atmospheric circulation, computer modeling, and ocean policy. "We are grateful to the Ocean Fund for their leadership and ste...

Research to secure a safe water supply

...sponding effects on the economy. The monsoons of West African and their consequences As part of the international research project AMMA (African monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis), experts from the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe are measuring and simulating the monsoons of West African to allow them to d...

Winners of Tyler environmental prize announced

... More recently, Ramanathan showed that South Asian "brown clouds" caused by the burning of fossil fuels could lower ocean temperatures, slowing down monsoon circulation and reducing seasonal rainfall. In a pioneering study with agricultural economists, he linked the phenomenon to a significant decrease in ...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...d mineral dust found in West Africa The African monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA) is a major inter...he Dust and Biomass-burning Experiment and African monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Special Observing Perio... the influence of Saharan dust on the West African monsoon using a regional climate model interactively coupl...

December Geosphere media highlights

...th of the East Antarctic Ice Sheetthese climate changes were from warmer and wetter to cooler and drier; and (2) intensification of the North American monsoon caused by opening of the Gulf of California at ca. 6 Ma. A dramatic increase in summer thunderstorm activity resulted in integration of drainages, ter...

Dry spells spelled trouble in ancient China

...uld match amounts of rainfall--a measure of summer monsoon strength--to those dates. The stalagmite was fo...the obvious and see new possibilities." "Summer monsoon winds originate in the Indian Ocean and sweep into...t at the University of Minnesota. "When the summer monsoon is stronger, it pushes farther northwest into Chin...

Brookhaven scientists take off for southeastern Pacific climate study

...cean the chemical and physical interactions between the lower atmosphere and upper ocean The study is known as the Variability of the American monsoon Systems' (VAMOS) Ocean-Cloud-Atmosphere-Land Study Regional Experiment (VOCALS-Rex). It is a component of a larger international climate study program...
Monsoon in Biological Technology

Cytopia and Other Progen Shareholders Maintain Call for Meeting

... shareholder bases. Enquiries: Mr. Andrew Macdonald Mr. Rudi Michelson Chief Executive Officer monsoon Communications T: +61 3 9208 4232 T: +61 3 9620 3333 E: andrew.macdonald@cytopia.com.au E: rudim@monsoon.co...

Progen Shareholders Call Meeting to Spill Progen Board and Offer Merger or Full Cash Back to Shareholders

...quiries: Mr. Andrew Macdonald Chief Executive Officer T: +61 3 9208 4232 andrew.macdonald@cytopia.com.au Mr. Rudi Michelson monsoon Communications T: +61 3 9620 3333 rudim@monsoon.com.au About Cytopia Cytopia Ltd is an Australian biotechnology company focused on...

Benitec MOU With CalbaTech, Inc.

...n by cord blood companies. CONTACT: BENITEC LTD Sue MacLeman Rudi Michelson Chief Executive Officer monsoon Communications +61 437 211 200 +61 411 402 737 About Benitec Benitec is an Australian biotechnology company focused on lic...

Midwest Biotech: Watch India, the Next Biotech Frontier

... square mile. 19. The Indian middle class is growing fast and is increasingly conspicuous in Indias cities. For those of you who saw the movie monsoon Wedding last year (almost an Indian version of My Big Fat Greek Wedding), you saw a glimpse of this growing Indian middle class and their customs. ...
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