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Disco clams stage a fascinating light show

Published on 26-Jan-2015
shiny lights A disco clam in the sea.

Disco clam is an eye-catching mollusc, nestled in the coral reefs off Indonesia. The animal generates brilliant flashes of light...

For the greater good

Published on 26-Jan-2015
call for action Achieving climate justice will not be possible if we don't think selflessly.

A climate-safe, sustainable energy system which meets the basic energy needs of everyone and respects the rights...

Protecting a lifeline with weapons

Published on 26-Jan-2015
exploitation National Reserve of Matses in Peru's Loreto region.

Indigenous people living on both sides of Brazil-Peru border in the remote Amazon say they are prepared to fight with spears..

How a DVD case killed a whale

Published on 19-Jan-2015
saddening Sperm whales mistake  debris for squid, their main prey.

Recently, biologists from the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center Stranding Response Team...

Destructive plantations raid Indonesia

Published on 19-Jan-2015
a downward curve A palm oil factory in Indonesia.

Every hour, an area of rainforest the size of 300 football fields is cleared in Indonesia to make way for new palm oil production...

Trail of the tiger

Published on 19-Jan-2015
elusive cats A camera trap shot of a tiger; (below) setting up of camera traps. photos by ullas karanth/wcs

With ingenious, extensive conservation methods and dedicated efforts, the tiger population in Karnataka is steadily increasing...

Fate of ocean plastic remains a mystery

Published on 12-Jan-2015
. More than 5 trillion plastic pieces, with a combined mass of more than 2,50,000 tonnes, are floating in the ocean, researchers reported in PLoS ONE

Large plastic items are thought to degrade into microplastic in the ocean, but evidence of this is scarce...

Climate fiction fantasy on the silver screen

Published on 12-Jan-2015
doomed Wall-E portrayed humans abandoning Earth and living in spaceships.

End-of-the-world threats appear regularly in books and films. But how much of that creative visualisation is true? Is a last-minute heroic escape practical in today's...

A green makeover

Published on 12-Jan-2015
critical salvage  Knee roots of Mystirica swamp; a swamp after restoration.

Narasimha Hegde tells us about the efforts people are putting in to save these critical systems in the Central Western Ghats...

How butterflies came to look like dead leaves

Published on 05-Jan-2015
in disguise A dead leaf butterfly.

The secret of how butterflies came to look like leaves may have been revealed fittingly, by an insect that gave wings to Charles Darwin's theory...

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Madhuri Dixit Nene during the launch of a jewellery showroom at Panvel in Mumbai...

Madhuri Dixit Nene during the launch of a jewellery showroom at Panvel in Mumbai...

GOC, White Knight Corps, K H Singh interacting with participants of tour in Doda...

GOC, White Knight Corps, K H Singh interacting with participants of tour in Doda...

Delhi Waveriders and Punjab Warriors players in action during the HIL match in New Delhi...

Delhi Waveriders and Punjab Warriors players in action during the HIL match in New Delhi...

Union Ministry Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation during his visit at Barlah Water Project...

Union Ministry Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation during his visit at Barlah Water Project...

Devotees shower flowers on the 42-ft-tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali...

Devotees shower flowers on the 42-ft-tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali...

Chandrababu Naidu, Ministers and senior officers participate in a three-day workshop...

Chandrababu Naidu, Ministers and senior officers participate in a three-day workshop...

School students participate in a grand Swami Vivekananda Walkathon at Marina beach in Chennai...

School students participate in a grand Swami Vivekananda Walkathon at Marina beach in Chennai...

Lebanese artists perform during a press preview for the 29th International Crafts Mela...

Lebanese artists perform during a press preview for the 29th International Crafts Mela...

School Students make a formation in the shape of 'READ FOR FUTURE' at a school...

School Students make a formation in the shape of 'READ FOR FUTURE' at a school...

Garo Wangala Troops perform during a Cultural Rally to mark the 53rd Anniversary of Dudhnoi...

Garo Wangala Troops perform during a Cultural Rally to mark the 53rd Anniversary of Dudhnoi...

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