Sundarbans faces threat from charcoal smugglers

October 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) The endangered ecology of the Sundarbans that straddle Bangladesh and India is facing a new challenge from poachers who chop down and burn the trees to sell charcoal ... Read more...

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European volcanoes wiped off Neanderthals

September 23rd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Disastrous volcanic eruptions in Europe could have wiped out local bands of Neanderthals and indirectly affected farther-flung populations, revealed a study.Modern humans, though, squeaked by, thanks to ... Read more...

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