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Feb 27, 2019
Not all termites are pests; most are soil engineers, play key role in functioning of tropical ecosystemsOnly a handful of the 3,000 or so known termite species are pests for humans. The rest are soil engineers, who strengthen the ground under your feet and keep it healthy. Termites thrive by eating what others can’t or won’t: wood, dung, lichen, even dirt.
Feb 11, 2019
Can genetically engineered trees help save the world's disappearing forests?GM forest trees could counter threats to forest health, bringing in a new frontier in biotechnology.
Feb 08, 2019
While 2018 was fourth warmest year on record, next 5 years will be much hotterResearchers say that the next five years will be much hotter, maybe even record-breaking.
Feb 04, 2019
Oceans to get bluer and greener due to rising temperatures from climate changeEffects of global warming on phytoplankton could intensify the colour of oceans: Scientists.
Jan 05, 2019
Holy Cow! Does your milk come from cows that have a plastic sniffing habit?Cows are hogging plastic to their own detriment & those of consumers of dairy products.
Nov 09, 2018
Amazon rainforest is losing its diversity of tree species due to climate change: StudyHigher intensity droughts due to deforestation have aggravated the effects of climate change.
Sep 27, 2018
Wetlands receding 'three times faster than forests', experts call for urgent actionWhen wetlands disappear, carbon that has been locked in the soil is released into the atmosphere.
Jul 20, 2017
SC expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands, questions Centre on preservation effortsSupreme Court observed that a number of wetlands and lakes disappeared and according to reports, it was one of the reasons for the 2015 Chennai floods
May 04, 2017
Hyderabad-based technology company Smartron is planning to raise Rs 250 crore for expansionSmartron, the Sachin Tendulkar-backed firm has previously raised about Rs 150 crore from investors in the US and the Middle East.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: NGT to hear pleas seeking compensation for victimsThe National Green Tribunal on Tuesday transferred to its Southern Bench two pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved.