natural forest

Most of earth’s acid comes from nature

January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 12 (IANS) Satellite imagery has revealed that 90 percent of the earth's formic acid comes from nature, researchers say. The revelation has stunned researchers from the Belgian Institute ... Read more...

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City of lakes attracts thousands at National Forest Fair

December 27th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) You name a forest-related product and you will get it at the ongoing tenth National Forest Fair in the city of lakes.The fair, organised by the Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mayawati’s park project at cost of trees: Apex court told

July 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Friday that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's ambitious NOIDA park project dedicated to BSP and Dalit icons was being set up on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rare primate ‘driven to brink of extinction by tea crops’ snapped first time

July 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): For the first time, One of the world's rarest primates driven to the brink of extinction by Britain's taste for tea, has been pictured, reveal scientists.The Horton Plains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reforestation may lower climate change mitigation potential of forests

May 29th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Reforestation and afforestation, the creation of new forests, may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening, scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India among the worst 10 climate polluters: Study

May 6th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 6 (IANS) India figures among the world's worst 10 countries causing environmental damage, according to a new study which lists Brazil as the most polluting country. The research led by professor ... Read more...

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Small family farms in tropics can feed the hungry and preserve biodiversity

February 23rd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Two University of Michigan researchers have determined that small, family-owned farms can produce lots of food while preserving biodiversity in the world's remaining tropical forests.In many tropical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a renewable-energy “oasis” to bring green living to the desert

January 23rd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Reports indicate that a renewable-energy "oasis" slated to be built this year may serve as a proving ground for new technologies designed to bring green living to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tropical forests affected by habitat fragmentation store less biomass, carbon dioxide

December 10th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Dec 10(ANI): A recent research conducted on deforestation in tropical rain forests has indicated that it could have an even greater impact on climate change than has previously been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President’’s Nature Trail to have different summer timings for visitors

March 24th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Nature Trail in the President''s Estate, which has been created to spread awareness on conservation of an eco-heritage through direct intervention in an eco-friendly township, ... Read more...

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Patil says ”Nature Trail” will promote education among students

December 13th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today said that the President''s Estate serves as an ideal platform for promoting education about natural and environmental awareness amongst students and visitors. Inaugurating ... Read more...

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President Patil to inaugurate ”Nature Trail” at president’’s estate

December 13th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13(ANI): President Pratibha Patil will open the Nature Trail at president''s estate here today.The Nature Trail is a result of Patil''s keen interest to protect the ecological ... Read more...

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President to open Nature Trail in President’’s estate

December 12th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Dec.12 (ANI): The President of India, Pratibha Devisingh Patil will open a nature trail in the Presidents estate tomorrow. The nature trail is a result of Patils keen interest ... Read more...

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Rising demand for palm oil could decimate biodiversity

July 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Based on a new study, ecologists have warned that the rising demand for palm oil will decimate biodiversity unless producers and politicians can work together to preserve ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chevron blamed for destroying natural forest in Bangladesh

June 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, June 27 (DPA) Environmental groups in Bangladesh are up in arms against a US-based oil giant for allegedly destroying a natural forest while exploring for oil and gas near the ... Read more...

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