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  • IUCN Red List

    The latest update to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species shows that more and more species...

    20 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • West Antarctic Ice Sheet

    A recent study has revealed that the giant West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is destabilising and is on the verge of a complete collapse. The...

    19 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Rhesus Macaque Declared Vermin

    The Union Environment Ministry has declared Monkeys (Rhesus Macaque) as ‘vermin’ in Himachal Pradesh. It will allow local authorities...

    19 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Two Headed Green Turtle

    Turtles right head controls the front right flipper, whereas left head controls the front left flipper and both heads are capable of coordinating...

    19 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Indian Tigers under Stress due to Tourism

    A recent study conducted by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)’s Laboratory for Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES)...

    16 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Shark Awareness Day

    The World Wide Fund for Nature has released a report highlighting the risks to Sharks in the Mediterranean region on the occasion of Shark Awareness...

    15 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Role of Forest in Climate Change

    This article is based on editorial “Turning down the heat: on forest restoration”, which appeared in The Hindu on 11 July 2019. It...

    11 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Immunocontraceptives for Wildlife Population Management

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has launched a project for undertaking ‘immunocontraceptive measures’ for...

    08 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Gangetic Dolphins Found in Mahananda River

    For the first time, a population of Gangetic River Dolphins has been found in the Mahananda river, in Bihar’s Kishanganj district. Dolphins...

    06 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Shrinking Sea Ice Extent

    As per the study of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), after decades of gradual increases, Antarctic sea ice is now decreasing,...

    05 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Delhi Butterfly Corridors

    As per Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) report, the creation of butterfly corridors in Delhi with close to 100 hotspots is underway. At...

    01 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Airplane Contrails and Global Warming

    According to a recent study, the airplanes contrails contribute more to global warming than the CO2 emitted by an aircraft. Moreover, the...

    01 Jul 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Day Zero Situation

    It has been reported that Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and Udupi and Mangaluru in coastal Karnataka are on the verge of becoming Tier 2 cities which...

    29 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Ozone Pollution

    According to the data presented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the Lok Sabha, ozone was reported as a prominent...

    29 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • In Depth – Melting Himalayas

    Ice protects the Earth and oceans by reflecting excess heat back into space. However, human activity, especially since the industrial revolution...

    27 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Joint Effort to Conserve Wildlife at Bandipur

    National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has convened an inter-state meeting of senior forest personnel from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala...

    26 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

    A recent study has found that the normalized difference vegetation index does not yield a reliable estimate of food abundance for elephants in...

    26 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Cement Pollution

    The production of cement is a cause of 7 % of global carbon dioxide emissions, more than what comes from all the trucks in the world. Cement’s...

    25 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Water Vulnerable Megacities in India

    Four Indian cities, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi have been ranked among the top 20 megacities in the world facing high levels of water...

    25 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

  • Climate Change Impacting Small Island Developing States

    The United Nation (UN) in its report on World Population Prospects 2019 has warned that many Small Island Developing States (SIDS) may fail to...

    21 Jun 2019 Biodiversity & Environment

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