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Stop torture of rats, says PETA


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over cruelty to rats, People for the Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) have asked the Central Warehousing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Organic farms have higher quality fruit, better soil


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Compared to the conventional farms, organic ones produce more flavourful and nutritious strawberries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse, says a new study."Our findings have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

EU outlaws vital chemical used by cricket-bat manufacturing industry


April 16th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Cricket is facing a bizarre threat following a European Union (EU) directive, which could lead to a world shortage of bats.The crisis is looming after a law came into ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists identify two new potent greenhouse gases


March 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified two new greenhouse gases one emitted by the electronic industry and the other used in pest control, which are rapidly accumulating in the atmosphere.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New greenhouse gas 4,800 times worse than carbon dioxide


March 12th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) A gas used in fumigation can potentially contribute to future global warming, but because its production has not yet reached high levels there is still time to nip ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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