Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 11:08
More than half of Europe`s main species of grassland butterflies are in sharp decline as a result of habitat loss, the European Environment Agency (EAA) warned on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 14:29
Creatures as little as butterflies and moths are bio-indicators and can be used as an effective tool to monitor the health of our forests, says a new book.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 14:41
Monarch butterflies fly without a map, and use basic orientation and landmarks to find their way to their wintering sites, thousands of miles away.
Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 11:29
India has managed to protect nearly 1,504 species of butterflies discovered in the subcontinent despite threats to their survival by sporadic forest fires and depleting green cover.
Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 12:15
Bumblebees, beetles and butterflies are more endangered than lions and tigers, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 18:23
Three generations of butterflies in Japan have been rendered mutant following the radioactive fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:24
Monarch butterflies who have dark orange wings fly further than those with light orange wings.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 21:25
With only limited exposure, female butterflies can learn to prefer males with more spots on their wings.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 11:42
Coorg is that perfect holiday spot in Karnataka that is sure to please toddlers, youth and the old alike.
Last Updated: Monday, June 06, 2011, 10:50
A scientist of Harvard University, who has been trekking all over Sikkim, is hoping to find new species of butterflies in the Himalayan state.
Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011, 17:05
By folding away their striking wing patterns, the females make themselves less visible to males.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 10:03
Mexican butterflies are facing a new threat from severe storms that have devastated forests.
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