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Environment

  • New plant species discovered in China

    Chinese scientists have discovered a new endangered species of flowering plant from the Primulaceae family

    Jan 03, 2018, 16:46 IST
  • Climate change may affect the finest wines in the world

    Climate change is likely to make the wine producing regions of France and Switzerland too hot for traditionally grown grapes, and vineyards in these regions may then have to switch to hotter climate varieti...

    Dec 30, 2017, 16:19 IST
  • Female pandas travel far to seek mates: Study

    Unlike other animals, female pandas approaching adulthood wander long distance looking for mating opportunities, a new study has found

    Dec 30, 2017, 15:23 IST
  • Wildlife: New species of blind fish discovered inside Meghalaya cave

    The new species of blind fish - Schistura larketensis - gets its name from Larket village in Meghalaya, where the cave has been found, acording to a journal

    Dec 28, 2017, 10:31 IST
  • Bamboo not a tree: Parliament passes bill amending Forest Act

    Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to exclude bamboo from the definition of tree under the Indian Forest Act, claiming it would improve the earnings of tribals and dwellers living around forests

    Dec 27, 2017, 18:49 IST
  • 'Smoke rings' spotted in the ocean from space

    Scientists have discovered the equivalent of smoke-rings in the Tasman Sea which may 'suck- up' small marine creatures and carry them at high speed and for long distances across the ocean

    Dec 27, 2017, 16:18 IST
  • 115 new species found in Greater Mekong region

    A crocodile lizard, a snail-eating turtle and a horseshoe bat are among the 115 new species discovered by scientists in Southeast Asia's Mekong River region in 2016, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced ...

    Dec 19, 2017, 13:47 IST
  • Explore wildlife in Rajasthan in January

    Situated in the Aravalli Hills near the River Jawai, Bera offers great landscapes as well. Besides the “Prince of the Jungle” the, Bera also offers sightings of Sloth Bear, Hyena, and Marsh...

    Dec 15, 2017, 18:25 IST
  • New app will identify Australia's endangered frogs

    Biologists and IBM have come together to develop a smartphone app to survey Australia's endangered frogs. The app named FrogID, will record and report frog calls, croaks and chirps according to the Australi...

    Nov 27, 2017, 19:58 IST

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