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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...

Ants that conquered the world

Published on 02-Feb-2015
slow dominance Pheidole genus of ants first evolved in America.

You can find big-headed ants in almost every tropical forest. But did you know that these little beings survived some of the major evolutionary changes...

Yet another Scottish sea monster

Published on 02-Feb-2015

Dinosaurs ruled the land during the Jurassic period. But at sea, it was the age of ichthyosaurs so-called ''sea monsters'' that looked like a...

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...

Photo Gallery
Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

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