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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Human impacts on natural world `underestimated`
Two accepted principles of how ecosystems naturally operate could be overshadowed by the importance ...
Drastically greener Arctic predicted in coming decades
Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic, a ...
Biodiversity protects amphibians against diseases and deformities
The richer the assortment of amphibian species in a pond, the more protection that community of frog...
Biologists peep into life-sustaining microbial underworld
Researchers have unlocked the "black box" to the underground world, home to billions of microscopic ...
Committee slams plan panel for cutting Project Tiger outlay
Criticising the Planning Commission for taking "so lightly" its recommendation, a parliamentary comm...
Street lighting changing insect ecosystems: Study
Groups of invertebrates living near artificial lights include more predators and scavengers, a study...
A third of wildlife has vanished: Study
The world`s wildlife has fallen by almost a third over the past 40 years, according to a new landmar...
Biodiversity loss impacts ecosystems as much as climate change
Loss of biodiversity apparently impacts ecosystems as much as climate change, pollution and other ma...
Extreme weather threatens rich ecosystems
Flora and fauna will become extinct at a rate 100-1,000 times higher than normal.
Global warming could be similar across ecosystems
The impact of global warming could be similar across ecosystems, regardless of local environmental c...
Seaweed can be an unlimited source of biofuel
Seaweeds are capable of producing more biomass per square metre than fast growing terrestrial plants...
ISRO prepares first national inventory of wetlands
A detailed national inventory of wetlands has been prepared on the basis of satellite imagery by ISR...
`Water management processes directly impacts our health`
Changes to water systems affect the health and well-being of communities living within them.
UN seals historic treaty to protect ecosystem
193 countries agreed to protect 17% of land and 10% of oceans so that biodiversity there thrived.
UN seals treaty to protect threatened ecosystems
Treaty to protect world`s forests, coral reefs and other threatened ecosystems was sealed at UN summ...
Humans overloading ecosystems with nitrogen
A new study reveals that humans are overloading ecosystems with nitrogen by burning fossil fuels.
Marine ecosystems under threat from ocean acidification
Experiments by a team of scientists has determined that acidification of the oceans as a result of i...
Larger and more frequent fires could aid ecosystems
Scientists have said that there’s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will beco...
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