Human activity possible reason for plummeting Cheetahs
Human activity possible reason for plummeting Cheetahs

A new study has revealed that it might have been human activity which is responsible for the decline in number of cheetahs.

Increase in atmospheric moisture tied to human activities

Human activities are directly responsible for rising levels of atmospheric water vapour, the most abundant greenhouse gas and a key driver of global warming, scientists say.

Human-induced water vapour next climate threat

The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scientists said.

Earth`s extinction rate highly exaggerated: Study

Contrary to the current belief that about half of earth`s plants and animals would go extinct over the next century because of human activities, a study has found that this extinction rate is overly exaggerated.

Aerosols in atmosphere tend to weaken hurricanes and cyclones

A new study has shown that aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities tend to weaken hurricane or tropical cyclones.

Sumatran tiger population threatened by human activities

Sumatran tigers - the tiger specie found only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra - is on the verge of extinction due to high levels of human activities, a new research has suggested.

`Human activities may be harming desert diversity`

Human-induced activities may be destabilising desert ecosystems across the world, a new study has claimed.