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Monday, March 08, 2021

environment

African Fish Eagle rescued

A huge African fish eagle, found lying unconscious near the Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary at Kodiakarai in the district, was rescued by wildlife ...

Lakes discovered beneath Greenland ice sheet

Researchers have for the first time discovered two subglacial lakes hiding 800 metres below the Greenland Ice Sheet. The subglacial lakes, the first ...

Wildlife sanctuary notified adjoining Sunderbans tiger reserve

A new wildlife sanctuary has been developed adjoining Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, the world’s largest mangrove forest and an UNESCO world heritag...

Maharashtra to have 5th tiger reserve in Nagzira

Maharashtra will soon have its fifth tiger reserve in Nagzira following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority. The Nagzira tiger re...

Rs 8 cr sandalwood plantation launched at Tirumala

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which administers the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala, launched a Rs eight crore sandalwoo...

Suggest ways to save Kaziranga environ: NGT to govt

National Green Tribunal directed the Assam government to hold a meeting with environment, petroleum and transport ministries to suggest ways to prote...

New molecular target for malaria control identified

Blocking egg development in malaria mosquito could reduce transmission of the deadly disease, a new Harvard study has found. The study shows that egg...

New species of dolphin discovered in Australia

A new species of humpback dolphin has been discovered swimming in the waters off the northern coast of Australia.The humpback dolphin grows up to eig...

Captive breeding of vultures to start in Tripura

Concerned over the drastic decline in vulture population in Tripura, the forest department has decided to start captive breeding of the scavenger bir...

Rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park

A rhino was shot dead by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam but its horn was left intact, park sources said on Friday. On hearing gun shots...

Medicinal plants nursery set up in Punjab

Punjab government launched a medicinal plants nursery at Bhatoli in Hoshiarpur district to give a fillip to the state’s crop diversification pl...

Rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

The carcass of a rhinoceros, with its horn intact, was seized by forest guards at Burapahar Range of Kaziranga National Park(KNP). The carcass was fo...

India urged to increase park security to protect rhinos

Concerned over growing incidents of poaching of rhinos, five Asian rhino range nations in a resolution asked India to take measures, including increa...

Kaziranga to reopen from November 1

The Kaziranga National Park (KNP) will be thrown open for tourists from November 1 for the next four months. According to KNP Director Niranjan Kumar...

Climate Panel: Warming ‘Extremely Likely’ Man-Made

Scientists can now say with extreme confidence that human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report...

Govt considering introduction of forest certification

Government is considering introduction of forest certification as it will help in their sustainable management, a senior official said. Forest certif...

Super spider silk opens way to nano medical devices

Scientists in the United States said today they had coated spider silk with carbon nanotubes, creating a fibre that is not only super-strong but also...

Monsoon to begin its retreat from northwest soon

After giving good rainfall, the Southwest monsoon is all set for a retreat beginning from the northwest in the next 24 hours. “Conditions are b...

No road be built in Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Delhi government that no road be laid in the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in sout...

Implement anti-tobacco law effectively: Study

A recent study has found that the public health concern caused by tobacco products continues to be high in Kerala despite persistent campaigns and le...