aquatic life

Uranium not responsible for dying fish, says Meghalaya


April 20th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Friday denied a report that fish in the state's Ranikor river had died due to exploratory drilling for uranium ore and said the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to spruce up Sukhna Lake to attract tourists


January 31st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The popular Sukhna Lake here is all set for a major overhaul, with additions like better landscaping, lighting, new walkways, trekking trails, a garden of silence and a ... Read more...

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Fish deaths worry environmentalists, administration in Gwalior


October 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Oct. 27 (ANI): The mysterious deaths of fish in the historical Janak Lake of Madhya Pradesh capital Gwalior,is causing concern to environmentalists and local administration.Dead fishes have been sighted ... Read more...

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Killer Shrimp Invades United Kingdom


September 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports concerning the presence of a large number of killer shrimp in the British Isles. The Killer shrimp is considered to be a highly deadly and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shark Attack Survivors Beg To Save Sharks


September 14th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was really a commendable effort of nine shark attack survivors as they came to United Nations on Monday to beg the world to save sharks. ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ sequel to explore Pandora’s oceans


August 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While James Cameron's "AVATAR' prepares for a worldwide special edition re-release on Aug 27, the director has already revealed his plans for a sequel.And if you ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ sequel goes ‘under water’


August 14th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 14 (ANI): A sequel to 'Avatar' will apparently take place under water.Rupert Murdoch has said that there have been early talks with James Cameron about making a sequel to Avatar, ... Read more...

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‘World’s largest lake may hit record high temperature’


July 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): The world's largest lake, Lake Superior, is on its way to clocking record high temperatures this season, thanks to low ice cover last winter.Jay Austin of the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shrinking lakes of Jammu pose threat to environment


June 15th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 0186 (Feature)By Taheer Nadeem KhanMansar, Samba, June 15 (ANI): Mansar and Saruinsar lakes in Jammu have the potential to become a major tourist destination and can draw over a thousand tourists ... Read more...

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20 wild animal skins seized in Uttarakhand


June 4th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dehra Dun, June 4 (IANS) Skins of 20 wild animals were seized in Uttarakhand's Uttar Kashi district Friday, an NGO said. One person has been arrested. Bullet marks were found on all the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gulf Oil Leak enraging and heartbreaking: Obama


May 30th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that he is heartbroken at BP's failure to stem the oil flow in the Gulf Oil slick that would have devastating ... Read more...

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BP CEO says Gulf oil-slick is “tiny” when compared to a “big ocean”


May 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New York, May 15 (ANI): The chief executive of BP, Tony Hayward, has shamelessly tried to extenuate his company's colossal mistake by saying that the oil-slick in the Gulf of ... Read more...

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Hussain Sagar lake threatens environment in Hyderabad


November 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (ANI): Rising pollution in the Hussain Sagar Lake is threatening the environmental in Hyderabad, Deccan.Hussain Sagar Lake is the city's main water body and a major tourist attraction. ... Read more...

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Dal Lake authorities take pollution control measures


September 28th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep. 28 (ANI): Authorities have installed trash bins surrounding the Dal Lake in order to control pollution.A voluntary organisation named, the Care Kashmir International (CKI) installed the bins in collaboration with ... Read more...

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Mountain bikers spreading a message to save Kashmir’s Dal Lake


September 6th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 6 (ANI) : A group of 107 mountain bikers embark on a journey to Ladakh region in Kashmir to spread awareness about the need for saving Dal Lake.The rally, which ... Read more...

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Foreign, Indian devotees join campaign to clean Yamuna River


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan, Mar 23 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees, including foreigners, converged on the banks of Yamuna River here to do their bit to save the river from pollution. Organised by an The International ... Read more...

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Houseboat owners in Kashmir launch save Dal lake campaign


March 21st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 21 (ANI): Houseboat Owner''s Association has launched campaign to spread awareness among the residents as well as tourists about Dal Lake. Raw sewage, land encroachment and years of neglect have ... Read more...

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Human-generated sounds may be killing marine life


March 14th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 14 (ANI): A new study has determined that human-generated sounds significantly affect the lives of aquatic animals, from the individual animals well-being, right through to its reproduction, migration and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change reduces nutritional value of algae


March 12th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, March 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that due to climate change, the composition of algae is changing, as a result of which their nutritional value for other aquatic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish to combat pollution in Chinese lakes


February 29th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Nanjing, Feb 28 (Xinhua) Chinese fishery experts have released 100 million eggs of a small species of herring into the country's third large freshwater body to clear it of algae pollution. The ... Read more...

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