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Conserving pandas can boost biodiversity, fight climate change

Pandas are leading us to even greater ways to care for nature and health of humans and the planet, Liu added.

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched!

The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Reacting on reports of United States President Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris climate accord, Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that India is committed towards its responsibilities related with environment.

Nagaland Zoological Park – The emerging biodiversity hotspot in North-East region

Nagaland Zoological Park – The emerging biodiversity hotspot in North-East region

The zoo, located 6 kms away from the township of Dimapur, is also home to the majestic Bengal Tiger and the great Indian hornbill that has remained a major attraction for many visitors, who throng the park to get an overview of the wildlife species.

Biodiversity Act to be implemented soon in entire Himachal

In the first phase, it was implemented in Chamba, Kullu, Sirmaur and Shimla districts.

Scientists express concern over impact of LED lights on plants and animals

Scientists express concern over impact of LED lights on plants and animals

LEDs made up just 9% of the global lighting market in 2011, but forecasts suggest they will account for 69% by 2020.

Wetlands: Why we need to take care of them, what can we do?

Wetlands: Why we need to take care of them, what can we do?

Wetlands are also vital for plants and animals to survive. In fact they are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world that give innumerable services to mankind and countless species of plants and animals.

Tata Steel's Sukinda Mine Spread Awareness on Biodiversity

Tata Steel's Sukinda Mine Spread Awareness on Biodiversity

The programme, "JAIBAKALA VIVIDHATA", which aimed to sensitize the students and the community through art and painting, concluded yesterday.

Major environmental changes seen for Mediterranean: study

The Mediterranean is known as a hotspot for biodiversity, and it is warming up fast.

Is the world approaching a sixth mass extinction event? Scientists confirm signs!

Is the world approaching a sixth mass extinction event? Scientists confirm signs!

Authors of the study are shocked because this kind of pattern hasn't been seen before in the half billion years of the animal fossil record.

Inching toward extinction: Only 5000 of the world's largest gorillas left on Earth!

Inching toward extinction: Only 5000 of the world's largest gorillas left on Earth!

Officials at the International Union for Conservation of Nature's global conference in Honolulu confirmed that the majestic species of Eastern Gorillas (Gorilla beringei) now faces the risk of disappearing completely, with just 5,000 left on Earth.

International Day for Biological Diversity: Five threats that face global biodiversity today!

International Day for Biological Diversity: Five threats that face global biodiversity today!

Biodiversity protects fish from global warming

Biodiversity protects fish from global warming

Preserving biodiversity is not just an aesthetic or spiritual issue -- it's critical to the healthy functioning of ecosystems and the important services they provide to humans, like seafood.

The whats, whys and whos of biodiversity hotspots!

The whats, whys and whos of biodiversity hotspots!

What we can do now is to preserve the regions that contain large varieties of endemic species of plants and animals. 

Ancient India, Eurasia link were 'freeways' for biodiversity exchange

Before the final collision of Eurasia and the Indian subcontinent, land bridges between the landmasses may have served as 'freeways' of biodiversity exchange that flowed in both directions, says a research led by Grismer.

Protected forest cover key to improving biodiversity: Study

 Biodiversity in the forests may be recovering as a result of repeated efforts of environmental conservationists in protecting the forest areas, reveals a new study.

"Bio-diversity hit by ignorance, low income of forest people"

Ignorance coupled with dwindling income level of people living in the fringe areas of forests, has put enormous pressure on the balance of biodiversity, deputy director of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Abhijit Roychowdhury, said here today.

A series of postage stamps on India's rich biodiversity soon!

The Union Minister noted that the postal department will also release stamps on freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Sukhdev as well as classical singers.

Only 4 percent of world's ocean is protected: Study

Only 4 percent of world's ocean is protected: Study

The researchers pointed out that the past decade has seen improvement as in 2006, only an estimated 0.65 percent of the ocean was protected.

KMSS takes up environment protection, biodiversity initiatives

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) known for its agitations, RTIs and demonstrations for protection of farmers rights, has taken up protection of the environment and biodiversity from today, said its leader Akhil Gogoi here.