tropical species

Alarming decline in natural resources: Report


October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The population of tropical species is plummeting and humanity's demands on natural resources is skyrocketing to 50 percent more than what the earth can sustain, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Corals, big mammals to go extinct in future catastrophic event?


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Corals, big mammals and many tropical species could all go extinct in what could be a major extinction event in the not too distant future, predict scientists who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a ‘crystal ball’ to predict the effects of climate change


August 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Researchers and scientists are turning to comparative physiology - an approach gives the scientific community a "crystal ball" for predicting the effects of global warming.According to George N. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stingless bees can mummify invading beetles in resin


January 4th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that stingless bees are not easy targets for predators, as they can mummify invading parasitic beetles in resin."They're stopped in their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Roads are the biggest threat to tropical rainforests


October 26th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Roads, the most visible symbols of progress, are the biggest threat to the world's tropical rainforests, says a new study. "Clearing wide paths in any forest has a strong ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Global warming threatens existence of tropical species


August 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new research has determined that global warming threatens the existence of tropical species, the ecosystem and its by-products.The research was done by herpetologist Laurie Vitt, curator ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tasmania’s east coast records highest-ever winter water temperatures


August 8th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 8 (ANI): Tasmania's east coast is recording its highest-ever winter water temperatures of more than 13 degrees Celsius, which is up to 1.5 degrees C above normal, due to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change may cause Australia’s potential weeds to move south by 1000 kms


April 16th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, April 16 (ANI): A report by scientists at CSIRO's Climate Adaptation Flagship has predicted that climate change will cause some of Australia's potential weeds to move south by up to 1000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Risk of extinction for plants is higher in countries close to the equator


December 10th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the risk of extinction for plants is higher in countries close to the equator than previously thought.The research was carried out ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Primates preferred staying in Texas, reveals 40-mln-yr old fossil


October 15th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The discovery of a new fossil in the US has suggested that more than 40 million years ago, primates preferred Texas to northern climates that were significantly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tropical rainforest and mountain species may be threatened by global warming


October 10th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study has warned that tropical rainforest and mountain species living in some of the warmest places on Earth may be threatened by global warming. University of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global warming to imperil tropical species


May 6th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Global warming is likely to imperil tropical species much more than fauna in the Arctic regions, even with a slight rise in temperature. "Many tropical species can only ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global warming will adversely affect health of worlds tropical species


May 6th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Scientists have warned that global warming is likely to reduce the health of the worlds tropical species.The team of scientists, from UCLA and the University of Washington, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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