Bao Bao, who was born on August 23, 2013 at the Washington zoo, will be welcomed aboard the FedEx Panda Express for safe travels to her new home - Chengdu - in China on February 21.
The research was undertaken at Heron Island, a coral cay on the southern end of the reef using underwater reef experiments and outdoor lab studies.
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He managed to click the selfie, but the scared creature suddenly panicked and sharply bit his rescuer on the chest.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the agencies to work together on the project to clean the river, saying, "The Prime Minister has given you a goal, take it as a national project".
There are 66,663 areas where drinking water is affected due to the presence of arsenic and fluorides," Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said in Rajya Sabha.
It is an unfortunate incident caused by human error. The government is making all efforts to remove the oil slick from the sea," Jayakumar told reporters here.
The development came after a petition, which has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.
As per reports, the 14-year-old female leopard named Preeti, who was born at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, developed a mammary tumour two months ago.
The petition, which is likely to be heard by a bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar on Monday, has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.
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Like some other ghost sharks, the newfound species has rabbit-like buckteeth, prompting researchers to put it in the genus Hydrolagus, which translates to"water rabbit" or "water hare."
The whale was found with 30 plastic bags inside its stomach.
In a latest study at the University of Helsinki and Aalto University, researchers have found out how empathy and other psychological factors affect people`s assessments of the facial images of dogs and humans.
This species originally belonging to the Thar desert has been recently sighted again by the group and it has been identified as Hipposideros Fulvus.
"The already desperate situation has worsened, despite existing conservation measures and current enforcement efforts," said the report by the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA).
The research may be important for shaping storm water system design, water resource policy and urban flood management in these regions, researchers said.
The Coast Guard patrol in turtle congregation sites would remain in force till the turtles finish laying eggs on nesting beaches, the DIG said.
As per reports, although nearly 70 tonnes of oil sludge has been removed by hundreds of volunteers, the spill has crossed the Marina Beach and travelled 32km south. It has now entered the Palavakkam beach on the East Coast Road.
There are some examples - such as birds who have evolved in comparative isolation on remote islands such as the Galapagos and the Hawaiian archipelago - who have continued to evolve rapidly.
Of the 338 cities monitored by the ministry, 242 cities reported good air quality on Wednesday and Thursday, while 96 cities fell victim of the pollution.
The Royal Society of New Zealand, the country's leading science organization, has expressed fears over future of international research on issues such as climate change and extreme weather following Trump's immigration ban policy.
The fast decomposition of urea also limits the amount of nitrogen that can get absorbed by crop roots and currently requires farmers to apply more fertiliser to boost production -- thus adding to the cost.
With no major damage to the vessels, the collision however left the marine life destructed with numerous dead fish and sea turtles being washed ashore on Chennai's coast.
Wetlands are also vital for plants and animals to survive. In fact they are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world that give innumerable services to mankind and countless species of plants and animals.
A total of 52,530 bar-headed geese, the world's highest-altitude migrant and a rare winter migrant in other Indian wetlands, were also recorded. They are regular winter migrants here.
Ligers can weigh more than 400 kilograms (63 stone), compared to a maximum weight of about 300 for a tiger and 250 for a lion.
Talking about hygiene, Jaitley also said sanitation cover in rural areas has gone up from 42 per cent to 60 per cent.
When compared with other G-20 nations, the results are striking.
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