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Researchers from two Spanish universities have discovered a new species of beetle in the depths of the Krubera cave, the deepest cave known to man, 2,140 metres deep in the Western Caucasus.
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Researchers have claimed that monarch butterflies use a light-dependent, inclination magnetic compass to help them orient southward during migration.
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Tiny amphibious fish may give an insight into how life survived the transition from aquatic to terrestrial habitats.
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In a bid to check recurring forays by wild elephants into human habitats, digging of trenches along a 16-km stretch has been taken up at a cost of Rs 40 lakh in the district.
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Scientists have discovered four new species of legless lizards living in unlikely habitats in California.
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Tiger habitats in the mountain chain of the Western Ghats are shrinking, although forests in the eco-sensitive zone have registered a remarkable rise of wild cats, says an Environment Ministry document.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 12:06
It is hard to replace a lost habitat without losing species, even though the goal may be laudable, warn scientists.
Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 17:07
Orissa CM said there should be livelihood opportunities for local people while managing forests, sanctuaries and national parks.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011, 23:36
Cabinet approved re-introduction of cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and hike in Project Tiger estimates from Rs.650 crore to Rs.1,216.86 crore due to rise in cost of relocation of villages from tribal habitats.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 16:32
Nearly 450 tigers have died in and around a number of natural habitats in the last 12 years mainly due to poaching.
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Jairam Ramesh said the new reworked draft guidelines "accommodate all genuine concerns."
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 23:49
Nearly 50 years after the cheetah
became extinct in the country, the Centre today approved three
suitable sites to be developed as habitats of the world`s
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