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Scientists have discovered 133 new species of fauna in India and amoung the most significant is a bird - yet to be named - found in the Great Nicobar Island.
Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 14:30
The death of individual species is not the only concern for biologists worried about animals going extinct, as researchers have found that lack of new emerging species also contributes to extinction.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 19:43
More than 30 exotic wild animals have been siezed from a Singapore flat, in the city`s largest haul of illegal wildlife in over a decade.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 12:23
Fauna that was prevalent at the height of the ancestral Mayan culture has survived prolonged droughts, hurricanes and the deleterious effects of climate change, experts say.
Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 15:26
Climate change could lead to decline in more than 50 per cent of common plants and 33 per cent of animals can see this century, a research has suggested.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 20:26
According to new numbers, earlier plastic content tests could be underestimated by anywhere from 2.5 to 27 times.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 17:00
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on June 5 to raise global awareness about the need to take positive environmental action.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 21:52
The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) Wednesday announced strict measures to prevent bio-piracy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 15:24
India recorded a net increase of 23.34 sqkm of mangrove cover between 2009 and 2011.
Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 12:05
Scientists are studying how radiation has affected plants and animals living near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 12:58
The threats to biodiversity arising from climate change are likely to be very acute in this region.
Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 10:08
Climate change is reducing the body size of many animal and plant species, including some which supply vital nutrition.
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