Our hunger for the convenience of plastic products is insatiable. Buy it, use it, throw it away, buy another one -- drinks come in plastic bottles with plastic drinking straws; food comes wrapped in cling film...
On World Environment Day, let's take a look how human activities have taken a toll on Mother Nature
The 37 m (122 ft) long cast, dubbed Maximo, occupies one-third of the museum's Stanley Field Hall and its head pokes out from a balcony 8.54 m (28 ft) high, Efe reported
Every year the world uses 500 billion plastic bags. Fifty per cent of the plastic we use is single-use or disposable
The tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species, Emperor Penguin, have a varied menu that changes with the season
The trapdoor matriarch comfortably outlived the previous record holder, a 28-year-old tarantula found in Mexico, according to a study published in the Pacific Conservation Biology Journal
Wildlife centres have received scores of birds suffering from paralysis which makes it difficult for them to stand or fly and leaves them less responsive, and weak in the legs and wings, Xinhua news agency rep...
The court issued notices to the governments, taking suo motu cognisance of the news reports on the government's March 5 disclosure to the state assembly that 184 lions (including lionesses and cubs) died in 20...
In a shocking incident, 36 Himalayan vultures were found poisoned to death in Assam's Sivsagar district even as the condition of seven others of the rare species which were rescued by some wildlife lovers are ...
The rare Australian humpback dolphin needs urgent protection to be saved from extinction, a study released on Wednesday said
The mineral vaterite, a form of calcium carbonate, is a dominant component of the protective silvery-white crust that forms on the leaves of a number of alpine plants, according to the study published in the j...
New research has found that mammals and birds -- both warm-blooded animals -- may have a better chance of surviving climate change than their cold-blooded peers, reptiles and amphibians
The fossilised remains of the new species, named Mansourasaurus Shahinae, were unearthed by an expedition undertaken by an initiative of the the Mansoura University Vertebrate Paleontology (MUVP) in Egypt
Exposure to natural environments and photographs of nature promotes positive body image, researchers suggest
In the cooler southern areas of the Great Barrier Reef, the number of female green turtles ranged between 65 and 69 per cent
Researchers have developed a tiny graphene sensor that can be taped to plants to measure the time they take to move water from their roots to their leaves
Chinese scientists have discovered a new endangered species of flowering plant from the Primulaceae family
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...
Unlike other animals, female pandas approaching adulthood wander long distance looking for mating opportunities, a new study has found
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
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
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
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 ...
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...
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...
Men who regularly get exposed to air pollution may be at an increased risk of having poorer quality sperm, resulting in a spell of infertility for a 'significant number of couples', researchers warned
After a gap for over 80 years, the black bear has returned to Nevada's Great Basin in the US through conservation with their population believed to be over 500, a new study said on Wednesday
The critically endangered Sumatran tiger population, only found on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, is increasing
A new multimedia project documents the stories of the unsung heroes protecting India's natural corridors
This World Wildlife Week, nature lovers relive their memorable trysts with fauna in Maharashtra's forests