irreversible loss

World losing biodiversity at unprecedented rate: UN

January 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The extinction of biodiversity due to global warming is thousand times higher than natural extinction and irreparable degradation may take place if ecosystems are pushed beyond certain tipping ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Green tea may help fight glaucoma

April 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Green tea, renowned for its powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting properties, has been found to help protect against glaucoma and other eye diseases. The new study, the first documenting how ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nepal tries to solve mystery of missing gharials

February 10th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) In 2005, nearly 700 gharials, members of the crocodile family, were released in the Narayani and other major rivers of Nepal to boost the population of an endangered ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain grants loan guarantees to car industry

January 27th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (DPA) The British government Tuesday announced a loan guarantee scheme totalling 2.3 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) to help carmakers and supply industries.Business Secretary Peter Mandelson told parliament that the ... Read more...

Posted in World |