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Forest fires could melt glaciers faster: Report

Black carbon generated from forest fires could be leading to faster melting of Himalayan glaciers and affect flow of snow-fed rivers, warns a new stu...

Endangered animals give birth in Sepahijala Zoo

The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary in Tripura is now a proud host to new-borns of three endangered animals – clouded leopard, pig-tailed macaque...

Indians workout, do up hair to get beach-ready: Survey

Indians love to take vacations on a beach according to a new survey , which pegs a majority of local travellers are likely to head for the beach this...

Wind projects can adversely impact environment: Report

Noting that forest land was being acquired by the wind power industry on a larger scale, an environment report has warned that this could have an adv...

Elephant rescued from flooded Brahmaputra dies

A two-year-old male elephant, rescued from the flooded Brahmaputra in a serious condition, has died at the CWRC in Panbari near Kaziranga National Pa...

Stray dogs kill black buck

A black buck was killed by stray dogs near Banapalli in Ganjam district, forest officials said today. The eight-year-old injured male black buck succ...

UN: 2001-2010 decade shows faster warming trend

Global warming accelerated since the 1970s and broke more countries’ temperature records than ever before in the first decade of the new millen...

'Accessible Arctic' in Mumbai

The Arctic is much more than polar bears, icebergs or auroras. Spectacular photos of Arctic region of Canada are now being showcased in India, a coun...

Ants have answer to human traffic, claims new study

Taking inspiration from nature, researchers in Australia are keenly observing the crowd flow of ants to help design exits that function more effectiv...

Saving Tiger a formidable challenge: CBI chief

It is a “formidable” challenge to protect India’s national animal – Tiger – from poaching and threat to its habitat, CB...

Ban on testing of cosmetics on animals

Testing of cosmetics and its ingredients on animals was Friday banned in the country by a top regulatory body to stop cruelty on them. The decision i...

204 Brow-antlered deer found in Manipur

The number of the endangered brow-antlered deer stands at 204 in its lone habitat in Manipur’s Keibul Lamjao National Park in Bishenpur distric...

India exported 1.5 million endangered fishes: Report

Bowing down to demands from the booming aquarium industry, India exported more than 1.5 million threatened freshwater fishes in the last seven years ...

32 nesting sites for crocodiles found

Wildlife personnel in Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha’s Kendrapara district have spotted 32 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles as the a...

Carlsberg India launches fruit-flavoured strong beer

Carlsberg India, a unit of Denmark-based Carlsberg Group on Monday launched a fruit-flavored strong beer in its Tuborg Strong brand that is positione...

Kerala mulling depositing medicinal herbs in Korean 'seed vault'

With many medicinal plants, herbs and shrubs used in Indian wellness system Ayurveda on the verge of extinction, Kerala has mooted the idea of sendin...

Ailing Mumbai elephant put under care of vet from Guwahati

The plight of an ailing old elephant has galvanised celebrities including actor Amitabh Bachchan and activist alike, and the pachyderm has now been p...

Rare turtle species facing extinction

The soft-shell N nigricans turtles, a rare species found only in the tank of the Tripureswari Temple in Gomati district of Tripura, is facing extinct...

23 peacocks found dead in Rajasthan

23 peacocks were found dead at two different places in Rajasthan after consuming suspected poisonous food grains, police said today. Carcasses of 17 ...

68% surplus rainfall so far in India

New Delhi, Jun 18, 2013:  Monsoon has brought bumper showers this year, with the country receiving a remarkable 68 per cent surplus rainfall till on ...