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15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:48

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered.

Language `evolution` may help shed light on human migration out of Beringia

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 21:03

Researchers have said that evolutionary analysis applied to the relationship between North American and Central Siberian languages may indicate that people moved out from the Bering Land Bridge, with some migrating back to central Asia and others into North America.

Pilikula Nisargadhama welcomes different migratory birds

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:18

People visiting the Dr Shivaram Karanth Biological Park, at Pilikula Nisargadhama, will now have the chance to see a variety of birds including the Siberian cranes.

30,000-year-old giant virus comes back to life in French lab

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:41

A large ancient virus that lied dormant in the Siberian permafrost for at least 30,000 years has sprung back to life after French scientists revived it in the laboratory.

Acidic rain may have led to mass extinction 250 mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 11:41

Researchers has revealed that rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice may have contributed to massive die-offs on land millions of years ago.

China, Russia agree to tap Siberian oil

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 18:49

They will set up a joint venture, with Rosneft controlling 51 percent of the equity and CNPC owning the remaining 49 percent.

Siberian tiger eats oxes in China

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 21:45

A wild Siberian tiger has eaten several oxes in the past week in two forest farms of China`s Heilongjiang province, authorities said Wednesday.

Siberian thaw likely to worsen global warming

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 09:32

A rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius in mercury is likely to melt the permanently frozen ground over a large chunk of Siberia, possibly releasing gigatonnes of carbon from soils that could aggravate global warming, says a study.

Siberian crematorium to hold hearse parade

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 11:40

Over 1,000 people have signed up to participate in an anti-drug rally complete with a hearse parade to be held in Novosibirsk city.

Putin`s cranes vs anti-Putin protesters

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 21:53

President Vladimir Putin struck back on Sunday at the Russians who ridiculed his effort to lead young Siberian cranes in flight.

Putin leads flight of Siberian cranes in a bid to save the birds

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 10:20

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a project to save a rare bird species. He flew in an ultra-light aircraft with a flock of migrating Siberian white cranes who took him for their leader.

China releases deer to lure Siberian Tigers from Russia

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 16:09

China has released dozens of deer near its border with Russia to lure the Siberian Tigers.