A researcher with more than 15 years of experience working in the islands asks “for whom is the project?”
The grant is awarded to organisations that protect wildlife, habitats & inspire community action.
In agriculture, gene drives alter pests, rendering them harmless or programming their extinction.
A recent survey counted a tiger population of 235 in Nepal, up from around 121 in 2009.
By DNA testing confiscated tusks, the team identified 3 major cartels shipping tusks out of Africa.
Airborne insects as another pathway for pollution has not been considered previously: Researchers.
After floods, Kerala now faces an invasion from piranha, African catfish and other non-native predatorial fish
Multiple sightings of non-native predator fish have been reported, but the ecological impact of such an invasion remains uncertain.
The effort aims to remove 50 percent of the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' over five years.
Nearly quarter of the extinctions were linked to hunting and trapping by human hands.
One of their findings contradict what Darwin theorised in his theory of evolution.
The finding opens up the possibility of using microbes to remove pollutants from contaminated water
Unusually, 48 dolphins between 1 July and 30 August washed up dead along the coast of Florida
Activated carbon prevents pollutants from entering groundwater tables or aquifers nearby
Since they breed poorly in captivity, there is constant demand for wild specimens.
With warming temperatures, bacteria & fungi in the soil are becoming increasingly active
The researchers describe our ancestors as a species that moved to inhabit a variety of environments.
Farah Ishtiaq talks about working with Pamela Rasmussen to find a rare bird, and the ageist-sexist policies in academia that thwart women's progress
Twenty-five Indian states/Union territories now have some form of ban on polythene carry bags, but the implementation is often lax.
During this time of the year, the mass nesting of millions of endangered sea turtles — the Olive Ridleys — takes place in the coastal region of Ganjam district
In Little Rann, a life lived on the margins highlights need to strike a balance in man vs wild conflict
The conflict brewing in Little Rann highlights that getting the balancing act right between wildlife-and-people is one of the great challenges that India will need to solve