The name is in honour of the one who discovered it – Harry Conley who died in 2002 and Harry Potter – the fictional boy wizard who was a creation of the franchise's author, JK Rowling.
They have for the first time come up with a mathematical equation - known as the Anthropocene equation - to describe the impact of human activity on the Earth system.
In total, an estimated 666 whales had been stranded at Farewell Spit, on the northern tip of the South Island, in one of the largest mass beachings recorded in New Zealand.
The region has suffered from decades of overfishing and environmental changes, reducing the number of fish.
The woman, a dentist by profession, was bitten by her own pet Husky in July and died in January.
On manufacturing process of paper from elephant poop, she said the dung is collected, recycled and disinfected by workers. The non-fibre content is removed later.
Palaeontologists examined the creature's unusual gigantic neck vertebra fossils and believe it was a formidable carnivore of Cretaceous-age Transylvania.
However they had not left the area and there were fears they could become stuck on the coastline again.
Ten days after mistakenly swimming in a freshwater river in the southern part of Chine, the beautiful white dolphin passed away.
A group of about 100 volunteers, supported by three boats, successfully turned the whales away from shore by blocking their path, conservation officials said in a statement.
Upper Dolpa happens to be the largest district of the mid-western development region.
Governance is an important factor here. Adoption of regulations should be done in a way so that the industries flourish and yet the environment is preserved and protected.
The orange and black butterfly covered 2.91 hectares (7.2 acres) of pine and fir forest in the 2016-2017 season, compared to 4.01 hectares last year, a 27.4 per cent fall, the government said.
Although the reasons why these whales have been stranded are still unknown, the Golden Bay, which has shallow waters, is known for these kinds of incidents.
As per a report, authorities seized more than 1,600 pieces of crocodile skin and 500 kilogrammes of crocodile meat from a boat in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
In the first phase, it was implemented in Chamba, Kullu, Sirmaur and Shimla districts.
An environment-friendly person from Nagaland is living upto it and has taken a pledge to better the environment.
The moored wave buoy was launched about 10 km south of the remote Campbell Island, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) said on Thursday.
When the tide goes out, water drains from the marshes, carrying sediment and carbon.
The study will contribute to understanding how marginal basins grow.
The glaciers in the eastern and central Himalayas are retreating "continuously", while some in the western part of the mountain range are reportedly advancing.
A rip tide is a strong sea current which pulls the water away from the shore, often catching swimmers and people enjoying the sea in the shallows unawares and can drag them into the sea.
While others might take a long time to regenerate their scales, fish-scale geckos can grow them back, scar-free, in a matter of weeks.
The annual prescribed standards of PM 2.5 and PM 10 are 40 and 60 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) in India. The corresponding 24-hour standards are 60 and 100 respectively.
The remains of the landslide, known as the Gloria Knolls Slide, measures 30 times the volume of the iconic Uluru rock and are located 75 km off the coast of Innisfail.
The new study builds on this older work, conducting a deeper investigation into how unrelated pitcher plants came to share so much in common.
In a bid to maintain balance, it is necessary to ensure that neither humans, nor animals are killed and such conflict is avoided.
The massive Antarctic region serves as a measuring unit when it comes to climate change.
The Greenpeace India's report 'Airpocalypse' had said Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 12 lakh deaths take place every year due to air pollution.
Experts from all the 13 tiger reserves of the country stressed on greater flexibility to increase tiger habitat and other favourable measures that could boost the population of the big cat.
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