News tagged with mongolia

Bizarre parasite from the Jurassic

Around 165 million years ago, a spectacular parasite was at home in the freshwater lakes of present-day Inner Mongolia (China): A fly larva with a thorax formed entirely like a sucking plate. With it, the ...

dateJun 24, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Videos highlight impact of Mongolian mining

The dramatic expansion of Mongolian mine sites from initial diggings to their present size has been captured using satellite imagery for the first time by researchers at The University of Queensland's Sustainable ...

dateDec 20, 2013 in Environment
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Mongolia's nomads turn to private land

Mongolia's nomads have roamed its sprawling grasslands for centuries, pitching their yurts wherever they find pasture for their animals, but now Tsogtsaikhan Orgodol is staying put as part of a scheme to ...

dateOct 21, 2013 in Environment
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New tool pinpoints oil reserves

(Phys.org) —A tool to precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated has been created by an international team of scientists, including a geologist from the University of California, Davis.

dateSep 06, 2013 in Environment
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