India’s endangered Asiatic lion population increases to 600
The endangered Asiatic lion, which only live in Gir Forest National Park of India, has made a comeback from the brink of extinction, with its population rising to more than 600.


Only 13% of over hundred tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Survey
According to recent survey, only 13% of tiger conservation areas that are part of Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) Partnership meet global standards. The survey was conducted over hundred tiger conservation areas by 11 leading conservat More..

Drypetes kalamii: New plant species from West Bengal
Scientists from Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have identified new plant species named Drypetes kalamii from Buxa and Jaldapara National Parks in West Bengal. It has been named after former President of India, Dr APJ Kalam. The new species is close More..

New shark species discovered in Atlantic Ocean
A group of researchers have identified a new shark species in the Atlantic Ocean. The scientists using genetic testing confirmed that the new species is different from its counterparts residing in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

The spe More..

India is Global Host for World Environment Day 2018
India will be the Global Host for World Environment Day (WED) 2018 which is observed annually on 5 June. The central theme for this year is ‘Plastic Pollution”. In this regard, Letter of Intent (LoI) was signed between India and UN Environment in New More..

25 years of satellite data shows global sea level surging at faster rate
As per a new assessment based on 25 years of satellite data, the global sea level is not rising at a steady rate; it is accelerating a little every year.

The study was done by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the More..

Three new eel species discovered in Bay of Bengal
Scientists from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have discovered three new species of eel along northern Bay of Bengal coast. They are Gymnothorax pseudotile, Gymnothorax visakhaensis and Enc More..

Flowering plants originated 250 million years ago, says Study
Flowering plants may have originated between 149 and 256 million years ago, says the findings of a study that was published on February 5, 2018.

Researchers found that flowering plants are neither as old as suggested by previous molecu More..

Pelican Bird Festival-2018 held in Kolleru lake
The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh. It was jointly organised by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) and Krishna district administration.


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