• 12 facts as World Oceans Day puts spotlight on climate change, pollution, overfishing

    12 facts as World Oceans Day puts spotlight on climate change, pollution, overfishing

    Global warming, over-fishing and pollution are damaging the world's oceans with people globally needing to do more to protect this valuable resource, according to organisers of World Oceans Day on Thursday

  • World Environment Day: 9 ways humans are harming the environment

    World Environment Day: 9 ways humans are harming the environment

    On World Environment Day, let's take a look how human activities have taken a toll on Mother Nature leading to global warming, drastic climate changes and degradation of the environment

  • Anchors for Mumbai's environment

    Anchors for Mumbai's environment

    Ahead of World Environment Day, a conservationist tells the story of Mumbai's green soldiers expected to put up a serious fight

  • 'Antarctica was once covered by lush subtropical forests'

    'Antarctica was once covered by lush subtropical forests'

    Nearly 300 million years ago, the frozen, inhospitable Antarctica was covered by lush subtropical forests, according to scientists

  • Despite elephant-mounted team, motion sensor cameras, Goa's rogue bison still elusive

    Despite elephant-mounted team, motion sensor cameras, Goa's rogue bison still elusive

    From an elephant-mounted search team to motion sensor cameras rigged up along remote game-trails, Goa's forest department over the last few days, has been aggressively scouting for a rogue bison

  • Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly

    Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly

    Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly

  • World Water Day: Modi exhorts people to save water

    World Water Day: Modi exhorts people to save water

    On the occasion of World Water Day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the fellow countrymen to save every drop of the crucial resource and praised the UN for choosing 'wastewater' as its theme

  • Thailand's coin-eating turtle unconscious after 2nd surgery

    Thailand's coin-eating turtle unconscious after 2nd surgery

    A Thai veterinarian says a 25-year-old sea turtle has slipped into a coma two weeks after it had life-saving surgery to remove 915 coins from its stomach

  • Global warming could make us shorter

    Global warming could make us shorter

    The warming climate could make us shorter over time, suggests new research that found that mammals in the past had responded to extreme global warming events by shrinking in size

  • World's first fluorescent frog discovered in South America

    World's first fluorescent frog discovered in South America

    The worlds first fluorescent frog has been discovered in the Amazon basin in Argentina, a media report said on Tuesday

  • 7 Earth-size planets orbiting single star discovered

    7 Earth-size planets orbiting single star discovered

    In a major boost to the search for alien life outside our solar system, astronomers have spotted the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star, NASA said

  • Mumbai 360: Your weekday go and do guidebook

    Mumbai 360: Your weekday go and do guidebook

    Catch the Sid Coutto Trio in action and erase your mid-week worries. Coutto (in pic), a versatile drummer and a vocalist, will be accompanied by Nathan Thomas (guitar) and Joh Pais (bass)

  • 'Bag-like sea creature is our oldest known ancestor'

    'Bag-like sea creature is our oldest known ancestor'

    Researchers have identified traces of what they believe is the earliest known prehistoric ancestor of humans - a microscopic, bag-like sea creature found in China, which lived about 540 million years ago

  • In pictures: 10 adorable zoo animals that will melt your heart

    In pictures: 10 adorable zoo animals that will melt your heart

    Here is a list of 10 such adorable animals that will make you run to a zoo, look out for them, and cuddle them

  • All you need to know about flamingos, Mumbai's winter guests

    All you need to know about flamingos, Mumbai's winter guests

    It’s that time of the year when hundreds of flamingos fly down to Mumbai. Before you grab your binoculars, here’s what you need to know about the Mumbai's winter guests

  • This adorable image of a white lion and cub will melt your heart

    This adorable image of a white lion and cub will melt your heart

    A four-month-old white lion cub cuddles up to its father Sam inside their enclosure at a zoo in Tbilisi. White lions are native to the wildlife reserves in South Africa and in zoos around the world

  • Learn to identify bird species at a two-day workshop by BNHS

    Learn to identify bird species at a two-day workshop by BNHS

    The workshop will include an audio-visual talk by an expert on how to identify birds, followed by a demonstration of preserved bird specimens from the BNHS collections

  • Leopard found living in Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

    Leopard found living in Delhi's Yamuna Biodiversity Park

    A leopard was caught on camera at the Yamuna Biodiversity Park (YBP) in Delhi. Experts say that since the spotted cat's pugmarks were regularly seen in the past two weeks, it may have take up residence there

  • At an annual meet, gardeners learn and inspire each other

    At an annual meet, gardeners learn and inspire each other

    Considering that pollution levels in our cities are increasing alarmingly, every initiative to get greener is much needed

  • Go butterfly-spotting in Thane

    Go butterfly-spotting in Thane

    Go butterfly-spotting this weekend on the outskirts of the city led by butterfly expert and author Isaac Kehimkar

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