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Sep 13, 2019
Microplastics in soil are stunting growth of earthworms, key players in healthy soil and ecosystemsWhile researchers have association this weight loss with microplastics, they're yet to understand the specific reasons for it.
Jun 28, 2019
Fossils of flightless bird three times the size of ostrich was found in Taurida caveThe bird exists around 2 million years ago and weighs as much as an adult polar bear at 405 kg.
Apr 22, 2019
Flipkart sets up data centre in Hyderabad; move to help firm strengthen marketplace e-commerce businessThe centre will further enhance Flipkart's ability to bring in more sellers and MSMEs to the platform and cater to more consumers in the country.
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.