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Now cleared for landing at airports: Bees

Published on 23-Mar-2015

A jet taxied down a nearby runway, the roar of its engines merging with the steady buzz of thousands of wings. His head covered with...

How pollution affects fisheries

Published on 23-Mar-2015
Warm tropical waters, azure blue seas enveloped by pristine beaches...

"Warm tropical waters, azure blue seas enveloped by pristine beaches..." reads a pamphlet beckoning tourists to the Karnataka coast. The mental image of ...

Rise of the heat

Published on 23-Mar-2015
Sheetal Rathod is a 35-year-old fashion designer, born and brought up in Mumbai. She knows the city like the back of her hand. However, lately, she cannot make much sense of the weather in the metropolis, which she believes is 'freak and extreme'.

Sheetal Rathod is a 35-year-old fashion designer, born and brought up in Mumbai. She knows the city like the back of her hand. However, lately,...

Fighting the Caribbean's lionfish invasion

Published on 16-Mar-2015
At first it seemed like just another reef dive as I finned past spherical brain corals six feet in diameter, above great drifts of staghorn coral resembling amber antlers...

Beautiful but voracious, lionfish are destroying Caribbean marine life but the chefs of St Lucia are fighting back, writes Andrew Purvis.

A fine balance

Published on 16-Mar-2015
what lies ahead The future of conservation depends significantly on participation by a wide range of stakeholders. PHOTO by kalyan Varma

HUMANS & ANIMALS Development for people and survival of wildlife need not be antagonistic. We need to act on our knowledge of science and strike...

Rhetoric and reality

Published on 09-Mar-2015
COOPERATION A forest destroyed by fire. (Below) Youngsters join hands in putting out a forest fire. PHOTOs Courtesy WCF

SUSTAINED STRUGGLE Forming the first Ecologically Sensitive Zone in Karnataka was no simple task. It involved dialogues, struggles and continued efforts to prove the merit...

Geoengineering schemes come under fire

Published on 09-Mar-2015
STRAIGHT FORWARD Capturing and storing carbon tackles the problem directly.

MORE TO LEARN Existing technologies that capture carbon are expensive, slow to work and environmentally damaging, finds...

Secrets to ageing in short-lived fish

Published on 09-Mar-2015
HURDLES Scientists had several obstacles during their research of the fish.

The turquoise killifish lives in a fleeting world: the ponds that appear only during the rainy season in East Africa...

Land of lemurs

Published on 02-Mar-2015
TO BEPRESERVED: Anaye-aye lemur

Although 40 per cent of Madagascar's natural habitat is destroyed, the situation is gradually improving ,writes Richard Madden. The aye-aye lemur is not a creature......

Siberian cranes skip India

Published on 02-Mar-2015
EXTERMINATED SPECIES: War-ridden migratory path is to be blamed for Siberian crane extinction.

Siberian cranes don't flock to India during their annual winter migration anymore. Why? It's because they are extinct. Mrityunjay Bose sheds some light on the......

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A boy jumps from a raft into the Sabarmati river to cool off on a hot day...

A boy jumps from a raft into the Sabarmati river to cool off on a hot day...

Christian devotees during a procession as they celebrate 'Palm Sunday' in Bhopal on Sunday...

Christian devotees during a procession as they celebrate 'Palm Sunday' in Bhopal on Sunday...

Goats fighting on compound wall in Bengaluru on Sunday...

Goats fighting on compound wall in Bengaluru on Sunday...

A salvaged bank partially under water at Badshah Chowk after the city received rainfall in Srinagar.

A salvaged bank partially under water at Badshah Chowk after the city received rainfall in Srinagar.

Femina Miss India World 2015...

Femina Miss India World 2015...

Eunuch dance at a procession during All India Eunuch Conference in Beawar...

Eunuch dance at a procession during All India Eunuch Conference in Beawar...

A man pulls his camel as he sits in an auto rickshaw during a dust storm in Ahmedabad...

A man pulls his camel as he sits in an auto rickshaw during a dust storm in Ahmedabad...

New Zealand players congratulate the Australian team following their seven wicket win...

New Zealand players congratulate the Australian team following their seven wicket win...

Australian captain Michael Clarke celebrates  seven wicket victory over New Zealand...

Australian captain Michael Clarke celebrates seven wicket victory over New Zealand...

Australia's captain Michael Clarke holds the Cricket World Cup trophy after they defeated...

Australia's captain Michael Clarke holds the Cricket World Cup trophy after they defeated...

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