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Great lakes reach highest levels of freeze since 1994

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 13:32

NASA`s Aqua satellite has shown the mostly frozen state of the Great Lakes on Feb. 19. On that date, ice spanned 80.3 percent of the lakes, according to NOAA`s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Michigan mother charged with dismembering body of 32-year-old son

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 08:20

A registered nurse in southeastern Michigan dismembered her 32-year-old son`s body and dumped the parts along several area roadways, authorities said on Monday.

NASA`s probe reveals clues about Saturn moon`s hydrocarbon lakes and seas

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 11:34

NASA`s Cassini spacecraft is providing researchers with key clues about Saturn`s moon Titan, and in particular, its hydrocarbon lakes and seas.

Subarctic lakes drying up at fastest rates since last 200 years

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:19

A new study suggests that subarctic lakes are drying up at a rate that has not been witnesses in 200 years.

Sikkim revives dying mountain springs, lakes

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 16:46

Sikkim government has given a fresh lease of life to dying mountain springs and lakes for ensuring water security in the Himalayan region.

`Ensure encroachment-free water bodies`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 20:51

The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that water bodies like lakes and ponds are not encroached upon or allotted in future to make good the deficiency of land during consolidation proceedings.

New images reveal how lakes were formed on Saturn`s moon Titan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 10:19

With the sun now shining over the north pole of Saturn`s moon Titan, NASA`s Cassini spacecraft has obtained new images of the liquid methane and ethane seas and lakes that reside near Titan`s north pole.

World Bank sets $ 340mn for Africa Great Lakes project

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 08:58

The World Bank has given final approval of a USD 340 million financing package for a crucial hydroelectric power plant in Africa's Great Lakes region long delayed by ethnic conflict.

4,699 high altitude lakes in Himalayas mapped

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 23:35

As many as 4,699 lakes in the Indian Himalayan region at an altitude above 3000-m above mean sea level have been found in an ISRO study revealing the wonders of Himalayas.

4,699 high altitude lakes in Himalayas mapped

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 20:47

As many as 4,699 lakes in the Indian Himalayan region at an altitude above 3000-m above mean sea level have been found in an ISRO study revealing the wonders of Himalayas.

Human impact on Great Lakes mapped

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 18:55

A comprehensive map shows that how human activities have degraded the North America`s Great Lakes that hold 20 percent of the world`s fresh water.

Scientists plan to sail the lakes of Titan

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 12:12

After the successful landing of `Curiosity` rover on Mars, scientists now plan to navigate the seas of Saturn`s largest moon, Titan.