indicator species

Bio-energy crops could be ruinous to wildlife

April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 4 (IANS) Converting farmland to grow bio-energy crops could be ruinous to wildlife, says a study."The Skylark is an indicator species for agricultural areas because it occupies many ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Threaten Loggerhead goes endangered

March 12th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 12 (Pen Men at Work): The Georgian Loggerhead turtle has been lifted into the list from ‘Threatened’ to ‘Endangered’ species. After Georgia listed it as endangered a few times back, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Call goes out to save the Ganges Dolphin

February 24th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) The Ganges River Dolphin was declared the national aquatic animal last month, but is still in urgent need of being saved from extinction, experts on the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Inbreeding does not lead to amphibian deformities

October 29th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): While inbreeding is looked upon as the cause behind deformity in a wide variety of animals, a new study has claimed that the same doesnt hold true ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Increased caribou mortality in Greenland attributed to global warming

May 2nd, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study by biologists has attributed the decline of Caribou calves in West Greenland to global warming.The study was conducted by Eric Post, a Penn State ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |