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Earth`s extinction rate highly exaggerated: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 16:57

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

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:18

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 14:52

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`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 12:57

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