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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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On Foxtrot Liv and Gobi Desert, Twomey added: "Foxtrot Liv hasn't put a foot wrong and has never finished out of the money.
He has discovered scores of new crocodiles and dinosaur species on several continents, including at sites in Inner Mongolia, Argentina, Morocco and Niger, while leading dozens of expeditions into the Sahara and Gobi deserts and other sites in Asia, India, and the Americas.
*I booked a camping tour to the Gobi Desert for seven days through UB Guesthouse.
Heading southwest, Andrews and his team drove deep into the most bandit-infested, perilous region of the Gobi Desert. He had come not in search of dinosaurs but on an expedition to find the Missing Link.
But Aronson and her team found that at higher elevations, 45 percent of the dust seems to be riding in on the jet stream across the Pacific Ocean all the way from the Gobi Desert, a vast, arid region along the border of northern China and Mongolia, some 6,000 miles from the Northern California coast.
Dennis plays charter pilot Captain Frank Towns in Flight Of The Phoenix (2004), who finds himself stranded with his passengers in the Gobi Desert after his plane crashes.
The Great Gobi Desert, one of the five largest deserts on the earth, covers half a million square miles, and with rainfall averaging a mere four to six inches per year and temperatures that soar to 122 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and drop to as low as minus forty in winter, it is not the most comfortable place to track, capture, and radio-collar grizzlies.
He wrote: "Loving my 1st walkies with Dad, 1st time on a leash too but he tells me he's not taking any chances." The stray latched on to Dion during the week-long Gobi Desert March in north-west China in June.
Dion Leonard was one of 101 runners on a gruelling 250km race across China's Gobi desert, carrying all their own supplies except water and tents.
The stories in this issue are set on a variety of environments in six continents, from China's Gobi Desert to the Arctic tundra.
In the final episode, Kate Humble is living with a nomadic family in the Gobi desert in Mongolia (although she spends most of the time kipping in her very modern tent rather than their traditional ger).