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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......

SNIPPETS

Published on 02-Mar-2015

The isolating effects of human development are causing a sharp decline in genetic diversity among mountain lions in Southern California, a new study says....

A sewage sponge

Published on 24-Feb-2015
VULNERABLE East Kolkata Wetlands; (below) source of livelihood for many. photos by author

Guarding wetlands East Kolkata Wetlands, home to a wide range of biodiversity, is also a major source of livelihood for the urban poor...

Ice ages made Earth's ocean crust thicker

Published on 24-Feb-2015
DURESS Higher sea levels exert greater pressure on Earth's mantle below the ocean floor.

far-reaching Research says that consecutive climate changes affect ocean volcanism. Quirin Schiermeier tells us how hot magma...

Deer on the move

Published on 16-Feb-2015
A Long Journey : Mule deer on their migratory route from the Red Desert to Hoback river basin in Wyoming in the US.

A 150-mile migratory journey of mule deer has made scientists realise that preserving migration routes is as essential as preserving wildlife...

Climate costs of seafood

Published on 16-Feb-2015
India spends over one billion litres of fuel to catch fish

If an average Audi sedan could drive to the moon, imagine how much fuel it would need. Multiply that by a factor of 100 to...

Beast buddies

Published on 09-Feb-2015
Blurry : Research has gradually eroded boundaries between humans and animals.

Who knew animals could make friends too? Erica Goode reports that animal alliances could add to an understanding of how species communicate...

A new saviour

Published on 09-Feb-2015
Win-win Situation : Western Ghats

Fuel-efficient driers have reduced firewood consumption in the villages of Western Ghats. Pandurang Hegde describes the advantages offered by this ingenious piece of technology

Biological allies

Published on 02-Feb-2015
Degrading: Ananthpur Lake in Shivamogga district.

Oligochaetes are considered as indicators of healthy aquatic ecosystem. But due to damaging practices, they are on a dying curve. Prashanth Hegde throws light on...

Photo Gallery
Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

A Zimbabwe farm worker harvests tobacco at a farm ahead of the tobacco selling season starting on We

A Zimbabwe farm worker harvests tobacco at a farm ahead of the tobacco selling season starting on We

Snowfall in Kashmir

Snowfall in Kashmir

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto ride a carriage as they leave Ho

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto ride a carriage as they leave Ho

A model presents a creation by French designers Francois Alary and Ophelie Klere as part of their

A model presents a creation by French designers Francois Alary and Ophelie Klere as part of their

A general view of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

A general view of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers burn 15 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers and poachers to ma

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers burn 15 tonnes of ivory confiscated from smugglers and poachers to ma

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