Researchers report that the variety in the shape of the eggs birds lay depends on how well a bird flies.
A new study suggests that hot temperature is more likely to make people anti-social and moody.
Many villagers were convinced that bestiality and witchcraft had led to the birth of the 'half-human half-animal' lamb.
The rhino's horn was missing which indicated that it was a case of poaching.
A study by Carsten Kulheim from the ANU's Research School of Biology has shown that rising levels of CO2 threatens the future of the species.
Researchers recorded sand temperatures at a globally important loggerhead sea turtle nesting site in Cape Verde off the northwest coast of Africa over six years.
The new unnamed cub and her 11-month-old mother, Shin Shin, are being carefully monitored round the clock.
Steve Irwin, who was fatally stabbed by a stingray's barb at the age of 44, was renowned for his daring antics, and unwavering commitment to environmental protection, which saw him rise to international fame and amass millions of fans worldwide.
A circuit bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said the waste being dumped on the flood plains is a matter of serious concern as it pollutes the river.
The next year turned out to be India's hottest ever, since record-keeping began in 1901. And earlier in 2017, summer got off to an unprecedented intense start, as heatwaves in late March swept through nine states.
An awareness rally, film show and seminar has been organised by a city based organisation in a bid to create wildlife awareness among students.
Expeditioners stationed at Australia`s Davis station marked midwinter`s day by taking a chainsaw to the ice, cutting a small pool and taking a dip in water with a temperature of -1.8 degrees Celsius (28.76 Fahrenheit).
There are 206 described species of chameleons on the planet and Hughes hopes to continue finding many more.
The Triassic extinction, one of the largest mass extinctions of animal life on record, was proceeded by the dinosaur era.
A team of researchers examined 1,949 deadly heat waves from around the world since 1980 to look for trends, define when heat is so severe it kills and forecast the future.
The real-time deep-sea data includes the condition of the subsurface buoy, the flowing speed, direction and pressure of seawater.
The organism has an uncanny resemblance to the male reproductive organ.
The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.
Wind and solar energy account for 48 percent of installed capacity and 34 percent of electricity generation world-wide by 2040.
In a major boost to the species survival, 39 Burmese roofed turtles -- one of the rarest turtles in existence -- have hatched from 44 viable eggs in Limpha village.
May 2017's temperature was 0.05 degrees Celsius cooler than May 2016. It was just 0.01 degrees Celsius warmer than the third warmest May, which occurred in 2014, NASA said in a statement.
Both the parks - Kaziranga National Park and Burachapori - are located within the Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, sprawling over an area of 860 sq km.
The green panel asked the ministries of environment and water resources, the National Mission for Clean Ganga, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
Unlike silica gel, the new material, synthetic molybdenum-sulphide, also acts as a semi-conductor and catalyses the splitting of water atoms into hydrogen and oxygen.
A study recently published by the online Journal of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam contextualized the rarity of the find.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Cantonment Board to take precautionary steps to stop the infestation of mosquitoes.
The team found that brown carbon appears much more likely than black carbon to travel through the air to the higher levels of the atmosphere where it can have a greater impact on climate.
They came from a range of sites encompassing raw sewage and treated wastewater in urban areas, as well as streams in remote open-space areas where there is no human development.
For the first time, eggs of two rock python were hatched at the zoo.Alipore Zoo director Ashish Kumar Samanta said, "All three pythons were of three different species--Rock, Burmese and Reticulated.
Shin Shin, Ueno Zoo`s 11-year-old giant panda, began pacing her cage and showing other signs of agitation late on Saturday, prompting keepers to keep watch around the clock.
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