Ecology

Top 10 new species list

The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and a committee of scientists from around the world announced their picks for the top 10 new species described in 2011


World Wildlife Fund released its Report on Global Environment

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in its report Living Planet Report 2012 released on 15 May 2012


The safest way for plutonium disposal

There are 500 tonnes of separated plutonium (Pu) worldwide that can be used for making one lakh nuclear weapons


Supreme Court stays Cheetah reintroduction project

reintroduction of Cheetah was also against the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) guidelines on translocation of wildlife species.


U.S. Telecom Towers Kill Seven Million Birds a Year

Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new study


Impact of Climate Change on Rainfall Cycle and Food Security


A way to improve climate predictions

A study into how the Pacific Ocean leaks into the Indian Ocean has revealed details which researchers say could improve climate predictions.


National Communication to UNFCCC on Climate Change

Second National Communication to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention


Antarctic subglacial Vostok lake reached

Lake Vostok is the largest subglacial lake in Antarctica and scientists want to study its eco-system which has been isolated for hundreds of thousands of years under the ice in the hope of finding previously unknown microbiological life forms.