A majority of the waterbird population occurs in wetlands not conserved under law. New research makes a case for the prevention of illegal hunting in such areas.
“To our surprise we found that termites used all materials as long as they were able to walk and chew on them.”
Over 60% of the infectious diseases that have assailed humans since 1940 have originated from animals – and among them, bats and rodents have been the most to blame.
Citizens of Bengaluru will have to brace themselves for more protests to save its green cover.
Nepal can ill-afford further decline in what is an already small dolphin population, and only about 50 individuals of a river species survive in all of Nepal’s rivers.
Each new species contributes another piece to the puzzle in understanding how mouse lemurs evolved and spread to different types of habitats on the island.