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Novel project uses papyrus to protect Kenyan lake


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A novel project comprising floating islands of recycled plastic bottles and papyrus plants will help protect the ecosystems of Naivasha, a renowned lake in Rift Valley, ... Read more...

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One dead as small plane crashes in China lake


August 19th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) The pilot of a small aircraft died and and two people were injured when their plane crashed into a lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur region.The ... Read more...

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Farming time for Cameron, buys land to grow crops


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) "Titanic" director James Cameron has purchased land in New Zealand for $16 million and he hopes to grow several crops on it.The area features a freshwater ... Read more...

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Mushroom path for eco-conservation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Mushrooms seems to be helping in ecological conservation at Assam's Deepor Beel. Guwahati based NGO Eco Concept has come forward to help the people living on ... Read more...

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Protect northeast’s wetlands, lakes: Environmentalists


May 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) Three of northeast India's most important ecosystems - Rudrasagar Lake in Tripura, Deepor Beel in Assam and Loktak Lake in Manipur - face serious threats from ... Read more...

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Russia’s Loch Ness Monster, “Nesski”, killing anglers?


July 12th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A creature in Russia that resembles Scotland's Loch Ness Monster, Nessie, is said to be dragging anglers to their deaths in Lake Chany, a vast freshwater lake deep ... Read more...

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Villagers in Assam take care of an injured elephant


March 12th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Shattergaon (Assam), Mar 12(ANI): Villagers of Shattergaon are taking care of a female elephant, which got hurt by a train near Deepor Beel (a freshwater lake) in Guwahati.A goods train had ... Read more...

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Rwandan lake runs risk of turning into freshwater time bomb


November 17th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Scientists have expressed their fears that Lake Kivu, the freshwater lake system bordering Rwanda and the Republic of Congo, runs the risk of turning into a freshwater time ... Read more...

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The Arctic was an enclosed freshwater lake until about 38 million years ago


July 5th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): An analysis by scientists has suggested that the Arctic was an enclosed freshwater lake until about 38 million years ago, when tectonic activity caused it to undergo a ... Read more...

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Mansarovar dream turns nightmare for hundreds of Indian tourists


June 1st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Their dream to visit Mt Kailash, one of the holiest pilgrim spots in the world, and take a dip in the revered Mansarovar lake in Tibet ... Read more...

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Scientists spot bizarre ecosystem in Great Lakes sinkholes


February 25th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have detected sinkholes that host exotic and bizarre ecosystems below the surface of Lake Huron, the third largest of North Americas Great Lakes, where the fish ... Read more...

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Black Sea wasnt formed because of huge flood?


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists say that the Black Sea didnt come into being following what is called as the "Noah''s Flood, but after something much more catastrophic that happened 9,500 ... Read more...

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Noahs flood may have not been as biblical in proportion as previously thought


February 7th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the ancient flood that some scientists think gave rise to the Noah story in the Bible may not have been so ... Read more...

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First fossil depicting 290 million years old food chain discovered


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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