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Bodies of two US mountaineers found in Peru

July 30th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of two missing US climbers were found on Palcaraju, a mountain that rises more than 6,200 meters in Peru's northern Ancash region, police said.Ben ... Read more...

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17 die in Peru road accident

April 2nd, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 2 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and 42 wounded Friday when their bus crashed into a cliff in Peru, Xinhua reported.Some 60 people were in the bus when ... Read more...

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Top 5 Superfoods of the World

September 1st, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obesity is on the rise all over the West, reaching epic proportions, and causing unhealthy children as well as adults. With food items such as the Krispy ... Read more...

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15 dead in Peru accident

June 29th, 2010 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 29 (DPA) An overloaded bus drove off a mountain road and plunged 500 metres into a ravine, killing at least 15 people in southern Peru, a media report said Monday. The ... Read more...

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40 killed in Peru bus accident

December 25th, 2009 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Dec 25 (EFE) A passenger bus plunged into a steep ravine Thursday in a mountainous area of Peru, killing at least 40 and injuring 22, police said. The National Police's highway protection ... Read more...

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Ancient drought and rapid cooling drastically altered climate 4500 yrs ago

June 19th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists are analyzing two abrupt and drastic climate events, 700 years apart and more than 45 centuries ago, which drastically altered the climate.The events - one, a massive, ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions cooled tropics

January 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Big volcanic eruptions cooled the tropics over the past 450 years, an effect masked by rising global temperatures, says a new study.Scientists already agree that large eruptions have ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions can cool the tropics

January 6th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Climate researchers have shown that big volcanic eruptions over the past 450 years have temporarily cooled weather in the tropics.The researchers included Rosanne DArrigo, a scientist at ... Read more...

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Microbial life moves in as soon as glacier ice retreats in mountains

September 9th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): A University of Colorado at Boulder team working at 16,400 feet in the Peruvian Andes has discovered how barren soils uncovered by retreating glacier ice can swiftly ... Read more...

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When glaciers melt, bacteria move in to boost soil efficiency

August 28th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): A new study has determined that after mountain glaciers melt, primitive bacteria start to invade the soil immediately, enriching it with nutrients, cementing the ground, and preventing ... Read more...

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