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Mumbai auction raises $750,000 for Indian elephants

October 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A collection of African gemstone jewellery fetched $750,000 at an auction here by Sotheby's, part of a fundraising initiative for conservation of Indian elephants, the organisers ... Read more...

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Give elephants their space, urges Madhuri

July 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has become the brand ambassador for a charity project for the conservation of Asian elephants. She says recent human-elephant conflicts would not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Zambian emeralds sparkle in Indian jewellery

July 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Deep coloured emeralds from Zambia will sparkle at a special jewellery collection for India - to be unveiled by Bollywoood diva Madhuri Dixit this week ... Read more...

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Smallest orchid in the world discovered in Ecuador

November 30th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): The smallest species of orchid in the world has been discovered hidden among the roots of a larger plant in a nature reserve in Ecuador.According to a report ... Read more...

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Palm-oil plan may save the world’s last orangutans

July 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A team of conservationists in Sabah, in Malaysian Borneo, is planning to join forces with the palm oil industry to figure out how to protect the world's last ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biofuels may harm environment: Experts

December 7th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, Dec 7 (IANS) Extensive cultivation of biofuel crops, aimed at reducing the greenhouse gas or carbon emissions, have posed the "risk of ultimately harming the environment", experts have said.Scientists ... Read more...

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Incredible Hulks carbon calculator to help people in balancing their greenhouse emissions

June 12th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The World Land Trust and Universal Pictures have developed an Incredible Hulk Carbon Calculator to encourage film fans to go online and balance their carbon emissions.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |