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Mountain erosion may add CO2 to atmosphere: Study

Mountain erosion may add CO2 to atmosphere: Study

The process of mountain erosion can be a source of new carbon dioxide gas that can release it back into the atmosphere far faster than it is being absorbed into newly exposed rock, a study has found.

Apr 13, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Tracks to nowhere: A desperate search for missing climbers on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Tracks to nowhere: A desperate search for missing climbers on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

Geographically, Pakistan is a hot destination for climbers, but climbing deaths are also common.

Jul 10, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
Search begins in Pakistan for two missing on world's ninth-highest mountain

Search begins in Pakistan for two missing on world's ninth-highest mountain

In 2013, gunmen dressed as police officers shot 10 foreign mountaineers and a local guide at Nanga Parbat`s 4,200-metre base camp. 

 

Jun 28, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Search begins in Pakistan for two missing on world's ninth-highest mountain

Search begins in Pakistan for two missing on world's ninth-highest mountain

In 2013, gunmen dressed as police officers shot 10 foreign mountaineers and a local guide at Nanga Parbat`s 4,200-metre base camp. 

 

Jun 28, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

'Crazy Swede' scales the Everest after cycling 13,000 km from Sweden

Swedish mountaineer and adventurer Goran Kropp grabbed eyeballs across the globe when he cycled 13,000 km from Stockholm to the base camp of Mount Everest before sumitting the world's highest peak.

Feb 17, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
This mountain in Iran looks like wearing a hat of clouds! Thomas Pesquet shares the pic

This mountain in Iran looks like wearing a hat of clouds! Thomas Pesquet shares the pic

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is currently aboard th International Space Station (ISS) has been showering us with the beautiful image of the Earth.

Feb 11, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
Why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm! Here's why

Why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm! Here's why

Find out why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm!

Aug 30, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Aparna Kumar - India's first civil servant to conquer Antarctica’s highest peak

Aparna Kumar, an Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer, scaled the highest peak in Antarctica last week, to become India's first civil servant to do it.

Jan 28, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

Quintana seeks Tour glory in Colombian mountains

The steep mountain road that hooked Colombia`s Nairo Quintana on cycling runs from his childhood home to his old school.

Jun 27, 2015, 10:54 AM IST
Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

Mount Everest shifted southwest due to Nepal earthquake

The world`s tallest peak, Mount Everest, moved three centimetres (1.2 inches) to the southwest because of the Nepal earthquake that devastated the country in April, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Air France plane narrowly misses mountain, probe on

French accident investigators have opened an inquiry into a near accident involving an Air France Boeing 777 which narrowly missed central Africa's highest mountain with 37 people on board.

May 27, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Films on Himachal's wildlife may hit roadblock

 Big budget documentaries showcasing Himachal Pradesh's prized wildlife, including the highly endangered pheasant, by Green Oscar winning filmmaker Mike Pandey may hit a roadblock.

Mar 29, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Ancient Himalayan-scale mountain range found

 Scientists have found evidence of a huge mountain range similar in scale to the Himalayas which spanned at least 2,500 kilometres and sustained an explosion of life on Earth 600 million years ago.

Oct 16, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

'Star Trek-like' expedition provides deeper insight into Fraser River

Rafting scientists recently carried out a "Star Trek-like" expedition that provided a deeper insight into the world of Fraser River.

Sep 25, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

Indian scientists find a `wonder herb` in the high Himalayas

In the high hostile peaks of the Himalayas where sustaining life is a challenge in itself, Indian scientists say they have found a "wonder herb" which can regulate the immune system, help adapt to the mountain environment and, above all, protect from radioactivity.

Aug 24, 2014, 15:41 PM IST

Austrian mountain rescuers deliver high-altitude baby

A team of 15 mountain rescuers accompanied by a gynaecologist had to climb some 2,500 metres (8,200 feet) above sea level to help deliver a baby, police said Wednesday.

Aug 13, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

US weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain

The United States is exploring options to evacuate thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped on a barren mountain in northern Iraq by Islamic militants, after four nights of humanitarian relief airdrops, US officials said on Sunday.

Aug 11, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

Survivors of Boko Haram attack stranded on mountain with no food

Survivors said there were no soldiers to defend the town when the gunmen attacked before dawn.

Aug 10, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

A mountain named Mt. Sinha

Back in November, Akhouri Sinha, an Indian-American research scientist, was looking for some information to write a few words on the death of his team leader on an expedition to Antarctica in the seventies.

Jul 06, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

How Earth avoided global warming in the past

A new study has revealed that development of a huge mountain range in the middle of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea helped Earth to avoid huge rise in atmospheric CO2 last time.

Jun 12, 2014, 16:26 PM IST

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