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Mexico says 42 mn turtles born in 2010-11 nesting season

December 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities recorded a total of 42.2 million Olive Ridley, Leatherback and Kemp's Ridley sea turtle births during the 2010-11 nesting season, authorities said.Efforts to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cocaine production speeding up destruction of Colombia’s rainforests

February 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that cultivating coca bushes, the source of cocaine, is speeding up destruction of rainforests in Colombia and threatening the region's "hotspots" of plant and animal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Protection of large-scale landscapes could triple Tiger numbers in Asia

January 26th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Some of the world's leading conservation scientists have suggested that Asia's tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers - 3 times the current number - if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

West lifestyle ‘plundering natural resources from tropics at record levels’

October 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A WWF report has revealed the extent to which modern Western lifestyles are plundering natural resources from the tropics at record levels.The latest Living Planet report also showed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marine reserves can be effective tool for managing fisheries

November 10th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Biologists at the University of California, Santa Cruz have said that studies conducted in California and elsewhere provide support for the use of marine reserves as a tool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Monkey menace creating nuisance for Agra residents

February 15th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Feb 15 (ANI): Residents in Agra are waging a constant struggle against monkeys. Perched atop buildings, gates, carts telephone and electric wires, these monkeys are constantly on the lookout for eatables ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Penguins are marching into steep decline

February 14th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A long-term research has determined that a combination of changing weather patterns, overfishing, pollution, and other factors have conspired to drive penguin populations into a precipitous decline.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Floods submerge 80 per cent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam

September 12th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem Kamondang/ Peter Alex Todd Kaziranga National Park, Sep.12 (ANI): Floods in River Brahmaputra and its tributaries are an annual feature in Assam. This year the floods have also inundated ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nature reserves attract human settlement in developing nations

July 4th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkley, has determined that rather than suppressing local communities in developing nations, nature reserves attract human settlement.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming will create new threats for Australian wildlife

April 2nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, April 2 (ANI): A new study by CSIRO scientists has determined that due to global warming, many of Australias natural landscapes are bound to be transformed, thus leaving the countrys ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Experts identify 21 key areas in Indian subcontinent for healthy tiger conservation

November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin

Posted in Sci-Tech |