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December 20, 2016
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Westerly winds have blown across central Asia for at least 42 million years

The gusting westerly winds that dominate the climate in central Asia, setting the pattern of dryness and location of central Asian deserts, have blown mostly unchanged for 42 million years.

February 15, 2014
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NASA Data Find Some Hope for Water in Aral Sea Basin

A new study using data from NASA satellite missions finds that, although the long-term water picture for the Aral Sea watershed in Central Asia remains bleak, short-term prospects are better than previously thought. Once the fourth largest inland sea in … Continue reading

January 2, 2014
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Neue Klimamodelle zeigen: Gletscher werden dramatisch zurückgehen, Georisiken zunehmen

Das zunehmende Schwinden der Gletscher im 21. Jahrhundert wird weltweit zu massiven Veränderungen führen und das potenzielle Risiko von Naturgefahren, wie Überschwemmungen und Erdrutschen, erhöhen. Zu diesem Ergebnis kam ein Forschungsteam aus Österreich und Schweden in Zusammenarbeit mit Zentralasien im … Continue reading

July 20, 2012
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IBM Helps Altyntau Resources Find Gold in Kazakhstan

Kazakh Gold Producer to Improve Gold Yield with IBM Business Analytics Armonk, N.Y. – 20 Jul 2012: IBM has announced that it is working with JSC Altyntau Resources, a leading gold producer in Kazakhstan, to provide a new business analytics … Continue reading

August 8, 2010
by Pravda

Russia and AIDS: The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

Women’s rights are high on the international agenda as the world moves towards a more egalitarian model, finally creating and respecting gender equality and the empowerment of women.   As regards AIDS, what is the situation involving women in particular … Continue reading