Humans hastening sixth mass biological extinction

The danger is lurking near us. Scientists now warn that the persistent loss and decline of our biodiversity is leading the humanity to early days of the planet`s sixth mass biological extinction event.

Vanishing large carnivores threaten ecosystems

In ecosystems around the world, the decline of large predators such as lions, wolves, otters and bears is changing the face of landscapes.

Few birds in Chilika

Number of birds found taking shelter in Chilika, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has come down during this summer as compared to last year.

Evolvability theory `competition to survive` may not be correct

Evolvability can increase over generations regardless of whether species are competing for food, habitat or other factors, researchers have claimed.

Highways through Indian tiger reserves will destroy habitat

A study in a tiger reserve has found that busy highways and excessive road expansion will destroy wildlife populations and their habitats in the long term.

Triple threat paints grim future for frogs: Study

Frogs, salamanders and other amphibians may eventually have no safe haven left on the globe because of a triple threat of worsening scourges, a new study predicts.

Tiger saving does not stop with numbers: Experts

The latest national tiger estimation showing a 20 percent increase in the number of big cats.

Scientists can find missing species

A study suggests more than a third of mammals considered extinct or missing have been rediscovered.

13 Countries Craft Plan To Save Tigers

– More than a dozen Asian nations aim to double the numbers of wild tigers by 2022 and prohibit the building of roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects that could harm their habitats.

Happy fruit flies look for habitat just like their old homes

A new study has shown that adult fruit flies, which were happy in their youth, tend to choose a habitat similar to ones they were born in.