Daily Archives: March 27, 2008

Iran to India Natural Gas Pipeline: The Issue

 The Issue Since the discovery of natural gas reserves in Iran’s South Pars fields in 1988, the Iranian government began increasing efforts to promote higher gas exports abroad. The prospects for profit are especially high in South Asian countries like … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Map

Description Projected sea level rise (~0.35 m) during the twenty-first century, as a result of global warming. This is a topographic map designed to emphasize regions near sea level that could potentially be vulnerable to sea level rise. Though the … Continue reading

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Global Warming and Sea Level Rise

You wake up abruptly as police sirens begin blaring outside of your home. As you stumble to turn on the light, you hear something being said on a bullhorn about evacuation. A minute later, air raid sirens join in the … Continue reading

Posted in Global Warming | 4 Comments

Tharu Tribe

The Tharu people are indigenous people living in the Surkhet Valley in the west mountain region, Chitwan Valley, Dang Valley,Deukhuri Valley,Sindhuli and Udyapur in Inner Terai Valleys of Nepal and the Terai plains on the border of Nepal and India. … Continue reading

Posted in culture, India, Tribes and Communites, Uncategorized | 2 Comments