A new study has revealed that invertebrate numbers have decreased by 45 percent on average over a 35 year period in which the human population doubled.
There has been a decline in the number of migratory birds arriving in India due to habitat loss and wetland pollution, the government today informed Lok Sabha.
The King Cobra is increasingly threatened due to loss of habitat and over-exploitation for medicinal purposes.
The second-largest mass extinction in Earth’s history coincided with a short but intense ice age during which massive glaciers grew and sea levels plunged.
Researchers have cautioned that up to 900 species of tropical land birds around the world could become extinct by 2100.
Even just restoring small patches of reef habitat can go a long way to repair coral ecosystems.
Most of the world`s ‘missing’ or undiscovered species live in regions already identified as conservation priorities.
Day in Pics: 30th October
Showbiz World - October 30, 2014
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