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Eco-agents in peril

Otters are endorsed as 'wetland ambassadors' to promote the conservation of freshwater biomes. Photo by Imtiaz Khan K

Smooth-coated otters are shy yet aggressive beings. They are an important link in the ecosystem but are being subjected to continous exploitation...

Better resilience in a hotter world

Chain reaction Climate change not only changes the environment but it also has effects on companies that rely on both renewable and non-renewable resources...

Dolphins and sea lions drafted for the military

 The Sevastopol-based combat dolphins are trained to search for and tag underwater mines or unwanted divers or swimmers attempting to access restricted waterways. AP photo

Russian activities in Crimea now include taking over a Ukrainian military unit made up of bottlenose dolphins, according to news reports...

Photo Gallery
Voters cross a wooden bridge on the Chenab river to reach a polling station to cast their vote...

Voters cross a wooden bridge on the Chenab river to reach a polling station to cast their vote...

Farmers covering the paddy sacks after heavy rains in Patiala...

Farmers covering the paddy sacks after heavy rains in Patiala...

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to a polling station to cast their votes...

Women walk through a wheat field on their way to a polling station to cast their votes...

People play cricket on a road during voting for Lok Sabha polls in Patna...

People play cricket on a road during voting for Lok Sabha polls in Patna...

People arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Ajmer district in the desert...

People arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Ajmer district in the desert...

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting..

Newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting..

Voters click pictures of their inked fingers after casting votes for Lok Sabha polls at a ...

Voters click pictures of their inked fingers after casting votes for Lok Sabha polls at a ...

Congress candidate from Bangalore South Nandan Nilekani showing inked finger with his wife Rohini...

Congress candidate from Bangalore South Nandan Nilekani showing inked finger with his wife Rohini...

Voters wait in a queue to cast votes for the Lok Sabha elections in Chikmagalur on Thursday. PTI...

Voters wait in a queue to cast votes for the Lok Sabha elections in Chikmagalur on Thursday. PTI...

India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence...

India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence...

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