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Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:20

A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers have said.

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production: Study

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:05

Geographers at the University of Southampton have found a link between increasing average temperatures in India and a reduction in wheat production.

Genetic blueprint of wheat unlocked to boost production

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:46

Here is some good news for farmers as researchers have cracked genetic blueprint of wheat.

Atlantic salmon can adapt to warmer waters

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:17

Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change, scientists have found.

Map to show climate change impact

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:19

A new map developed by climatologists shows that climate change will impact the whole planet by the end of this century, if carbon emissions continue to increase.

India, Brazil ink deal on cooperation in environment

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:41

India and Brazil Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in the field of environment, the external affairs ministry said.

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:58

In a bid to get a better understanding of the effects of global climate change, New Zealand scientists will begin a project to measure Antarctic sea ice from below this coming southern summer.

Sharks able to cope with climate change

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:21

Amid fears that climate change may further contribute to already declining population of sharks, a study has found that sharks in the Arctic may be able to cope with the change.

Govt to establish National Adaptation Fund for climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:42

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced to establish a `National Adaptation Fund` for climate change.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Global deals on climate should address India's concerns

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:04

Global targets for all countries to achieve sustainable development should be looked at in the context of historical, spatial and other dimensions.

Antarctic winds speeding up ice melt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:25

Changes in the winds blowing over Antarctica are warming the waters under the continental ice shelf, says a new study.

Redheads falling prey to extinction due to climate change: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 13:48

We may feel a drop in the number of `red-heads` around us, as a new study claims that they may very soon be on the verge of extinction.