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GOBI

A UNICEF mnemonic for four essential measures for the maintenance of child health in developing areas. The letters stand for Growth monitoring, Oral rehydration, Breast-feeding and Immunization. It is believed that effective attention to these four factors in such children could halve the present death rate.
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Since 1989, Mike Novacek has led II expeditions to the Gobi Desert.
A NORTHERN Irish adventurer who spent six months walking from the Gobi desert in Mongolia to Hong Kong is returning home to tell his tale.
The two-humped Bactrian Camels hail from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, but there are less than 1000 in the wild.
The researchers studied dust from four drill holes in the Pacific Ocean, where winds have left dust from China, the Gobi Desert and Central America.
He revealed: "I wish I had been to the Gobi desert.
Scientists found the bones in the Gobi desert in Mongolia in 2001 and have spent the past eight years constructing the skeleton.
Organisers were amazed when the 48-year-old Perth businessman agreed to tackle the gruelling Sandbaggers Gobi Desert Challenge - with a standard-issue NHS artificial leg.
MOVIE star Jonathan Rhys Meyers turned into a road builder to keep his new film on track in the Gobi Desert.
The pair, of Clayhidon in Devon, walked from the Yumenguan Pass in the Gobi Desert to the North Korean mountains.
29, 2005 and travel a 15,000-mile route that will include passing the Great Wall, the Gobi Desert and the ancient city of Kashi, site of Marco Polo's famous silk market.
Down, who is training to run six marathons in seven days across the harsh terrain of the Gobi desert in searing temperatures.
E[acute accent]The CBM exploration target is coal located in the Upper Permian and Triassic formations that outcrop in the southern Gobi Desert of south central Mongolia Storm Cat's CBM exploration work in the contract area has been designated as the Noyon Mongolia CBM Project and consisted of mapping coal outcrops, drilling core holes, collecting coal core samples, and determining the potential CBM resources for the project area.