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Monday, March 08, 2021

environment

Cases of Scrub Typhus on rise in plains of Punjab, Haryana

Cases of Scrub Typhus, a disease found in areas of heavy scrub vegetation and rare in plains, has been on the rise in urban locales of Punjab and Har...

Ambitious underground science project taking shape in TN

India’s ambitious and largest ever Rs 1,500 crore science research project to study atmospheric neutrinos in a deep underground cave is gradual...

Monkey population has fallen by 55,000 in HP

The population of monkeys, who have become nuisance for farmers and people in Himachal Pradesh, has come down by 55,000 as per the latest census cond...

New fish species found in Arunachal Pradesh

A new species of Labeonine fish, locally known as ‘Ngop’, has been found in Arunachal Pradesh by an amateur naturalist. The medium-sized ...

Huge California wildfire spreads into Yosemite

A giant wildfire raging out of control spread into Yosemite National Park as authorities urged more evacuations in nearby communities where thousands...

Marine fossil site in TN to be declared National Geological Monument

Geological Survey of India would soon declare a marine fossil site in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu as a ‘National Geological Monument,’...

Climate change to trigger frequent, severe heatwaves

Climate change is set to trigger more frequent and severe heatwaves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted int...

42 monkeys found dead in UP

Fourty-two monkeys were found dead in Nakhasa area here, with police suspecting that they were poisoned. The monkeys were found dead on Rahtol road, ...

Andaman forests under threat from deer,elephants

The tropical rainforests of Andaman islands are under threat not from illegal felling of timber or clearing of forests for development activities ...

500 crocodile hatched in Bhitarkanika national park

Wildlife lovers are jubilant as babies of estuarine crocodiles have emerged out of the eggshells in and around the crocodile research farm in Bhitark...

Melting glaciers won't leave Ganges dry: Report

Despite melting of Himalayan glaciers due to global warming, water levels of critical Himalayan rivers like Ganges and Indus will not drop over the n...

Forest officials reunite leopard cubs with their mother

A team of forest officials rescued a one-and-half-month-old leopard cub, which had fallen in a well of a farm in Una area in Junagadh district, and s...

Two tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore

Forest officials have spotted a tiger cub with the help of a camera trap installed at the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan’s Sawaimadhopu...

Rare Egyptian vultures sighted in Odisha

Rare Egyptian vultures have been spotted near Laxmipur in Chikiti forest range of Odisha’s Ganjam district and the forest department intends to...

WWF ties up with bookstore chain to save one-horn rhinos

To save the endangered one-horned rhinoceros in Assam from extinction, WWF-India has tied up with a bookstore for raising funds and increasing public...

Govt mulling to amend rules on filming of animals

The government is considering amending rules to check the trend of filmmakers bypassing norms by filming animals like lions and tigers abroad and the...

Climate change affecting health in Sundarbans: Experts

Frequent climatic shocks in the form of cyclones and floods in Sundarbans is playing havoc with the health of 4.5 million villagers staying in the fr...

133 new animal species discovered in 2012

Over 130 new animal species, including a flightless bird and 19 species of fish, have been discovered for the first time in the world by scientists o...

This 'Papa' stands up for voiceless stray dogs

Stray dogs have finally found a voice in a “Papa” who is going the extra mile to rescue, rehabilitate, litigate and make this world a bet...

Birds, humans have similar brain wiring: Study

Humans and birds have brains that are wired in a similar way, a new study has claimed. A researcher from Imperial College London and his colleagues h...