A panel of conservationists and environmental activists will discuss challenges wildlife faces in urban India
Research scholar Soumendra Nath Bhanja, currently in Canada, and Yoshihide Wada from the International Institute of Applied Systems Analyses (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria, were also involved in the study
A study published in the journal Current Biology uncovers the earliest definitive fossil evidence of the relationship between cycads and insects
Zebrafish begins life as transparent embryos, with three types of pigment cells on their skin. As they develop, the pigment cells somehow manage to organise themselves almost without fail into the stripes we a...
Divisional Forest Officer, Rajnagar Mangrove (wildlife), Forest Division, Prasanna Kumar Acharya, said. This natural phenomenon marks the culmination of the annual breeding and nesting season of the endangered...
It was vital that public, policy and industry work together to provide the space these elephants need to thrive, for the well-being of humans and ecosystems, Downes said
After living in Zhengzhou for 30 years, Babu has become a superstar
Pacu are considered an invasive species that can destroy the native Oklahoma fish ecosystem and habitat, so the fish Kennedy caught was taken by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and destroyed
Trekking to a place that has some bit of history attached to it often gives trekkers their goose-bumps and thrill. Maharashtra is one of the leading states that have a range of trekking destinations
The winged species visit the park in thousands during this time of the year for nesting and breeding
It is because they use different parts of their brains to process negative and positive human emotions, a study says
Evidence suggests that pandas in the past were much more widespread, but it has been unclear how those pandas were related to pandas of today
Puan -- Indonesian for "lady" -- died yesterday at Perth Zoo, where she had lived since being gifted by Malaysia in 1968
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