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environment

Sunderbans mangrove trees losing capacity to absorb CO2: Study

The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmospher...

Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park; toll 20

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam taking the rhino toll to 20 this year, said a f...

Snow leopard, red panda gets conservation centre

To reintroduce captive-bred endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard into the wild, the Darjeeling zoo has now started a new breeding conse...

Most Beautiful Islands in the World to visit

There are a few gorgeous island countries in the world that are definitely worth vising. Summer is fast approaching and that means it’s time to start ...

Kerala to get 5 'Kumki' jumbos from Karnataka

Kerala will soon receive five ‘Kumki’ elephants from neighbouring Karnataka to form an elephant squad to restrain rogue and invading jumb...

Rapid response teams to counter wild elephants

In the wake of increasing incidents of wild elephants straying into human settlements in forest fringe areas, Kerala government has set up eight Rapi...

HC suggests ban on cockfights

The Madras High Court asked the state government to put a ban on cockfight and fighting of any other birds or animal in Tamil Nadu. Justices N Kiruba...

Rhino population in Assam rises 27 pc in 7 yrs to 2,544

Despite rising cases of poaching, population of one-horned rhinoceros has grown by nearly 27 per cent to 2,544 in Assam during the last seven years o...

Spurt in death of captive elephants causes concern in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 26, 2014: A spurt in death of captive elephants, especially young ones, is causing concern in Kerala, home to a good number o...

Satellite shows Antarctic ice loss has doubled

Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed, scientists say. A...

Delhi has the worst air pollution in the world: WHO

Delhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality, according to a WHO study. The 2014 version of the Ambient Air Pollution (A...

India, China Must be Responsible to Combat Climate Change: U.S

Moments after releasing a report on the impact of climate change in the US, the White House has said it is essential that countries with high carbon ...

Tigress with five cubs sighted in Sathyamangalam forest

A tigress with five cubs have been spotted in the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve area in Sathyamangalam forests in the district, forest officials said....

Reliving the long-extinct elephant bird!

The long-extinct giant, flightless elephant bird, once a common sight on the Madagascar island, comes alive in a book that introduces children to a w...

Plant immune system provides resistance against diseases: Study

Plant immune system provides resistance against common plant diseases, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Queensland in Austr...

Allow regulated vehicular movement in Kaziranga

Assam Government has pleaded before the National Green Tribunal that regulated movement of vehicles be allowed in the Kaziranga National Park instead...

Survey on house sparrows begins

Kerala Forest Department and the Writers and Nature Lovers’ Forum launched a two-day survey to document the status of house sparrows. A team, c...

15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered. The Zoological Society of London ...

13 new species of dragonfly identified in Goa

Thirteen new species of dragonfly have been identified in Goa, taking the total number of species to 87 in the state. Among these 13 species, one bel...

Turtles yet to arrive for nesting

With Olive Ridley sea turtles yet to arrive at Gahirmatha rookery in Odisha’s Kendrapara district for mass nesting, wildlife personnel are in a...