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Mar 21, 2019
Tiny 'water bears' could teach us how to survive extreme environments, science saysTardigrades can curl up, dry out and stay dormant for decades before they come back alive.
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 22, 2019
Ashoka University professor bags prestigious 50,000 Euro Nature Conservation AwardShe's the first Indian woman to win the Award for studying sustainable fishing & Olive Ridley turtles.
Feb 12, 2019
Collapse in world's plummeting insect numbers is threatening to destabilise natureInsects are going extinct at eight times the rate other animals are, which is worrying.
Jan 02, 2019
Birds' ability to grasp language and grammar points to important link between human beings and animalsIn mythology and medieval literature, the language of the birds is considered divine.
Dec 29, 2018
Listening to nature: How sound can help us understand environmental changeUNESCO has a 'sound charter' to promote the importance of sound in environmental health & planning.
Nov 01, 2018
World's last reserves of vanishing wilderness confined to five countries: StudyLike species extinction, the erosion of wilderness is essentially irreversible, the study says.
Aug 16, 2018
Ocean heatwaves to multiply five-fold at current rates of climate change: StudyCoral reefs — which support a quarter of marine species — are especially vulnerable to warming waters.
Jul 29, 2018
On Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi urges people to use eco-friendly material for Ganesh UtsavIn his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, Modi referred to abundant rainfall in some areas and a lack of it in other regions and said rains play hide and seek through partiality laced likes and dislikes
Jun 14, 2018
Meanwhile on Instagram: Artist-photographer Kaamna Patel's travel log is a window to the worldKaamna Patel is a visual artist and photographer currently based in Mumbai. Her Instagram feed spans several countries and cultures.