Ecology

Ecology

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges

The study provides a better understanding of the big picture, and allows the scientists to identify and target the areas where further field, remote sensing and modelling research is needed

Footprints of climate change ‘evident’ in Himalayas, Karakoram ranges

Indian waste warrior recycles PPE, mask waste into brick units

A Rotarian, Desai follows a procedure that successfully manages this new kind of waste and puts it to a sustainable use

Indian waste warrior recycles PPE, mask waste into brick units

First-ever global initiative to map mammal migrations

The detailed maps of the seasonal movements of herds worldwide will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, planners, and wildlife managers to identify current and future threats ...

First-ever global initiative to map mammal migrations

Hatchery reviving Britain’s near-extinct local oysters

In Europe as a whole, the population of this oyster species has fallen by 90 per cent since the end of the 19th century, according to the University of Portsmouth, and is almost extinct in some ...

 PHD student in marine biology, Monica Fabra displays a British native oyster at an oyster hatchery, which aims to reintroduce millions of the European flat oysters (ostrea edulis) to the region, at the Portsmouth University's Institute of Marine Sciences in Southsea, Portsmouth, southeast England, on 6 April 2021

New Peruvian frog leaps into amphibian species ledger

Peruvian officials on Wednesday announced the discovery of a new species of frog, a spotted brown critter with an unusual eye colouring and no eardrum, in a natural park in the Amazon jungle

New Peruvian frog leaps into amphibian species ledger

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a population of bowhead whales had skipped their usual migration south

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

Carbon Emission

No saving the planet without 'effort' from India

Global efforts to arrest climate change and keep Earth liveable will fail without a jumbo-sized effort from India to halt emissions growth that could wipe out ambitious carbon reduction targets ...

No saving the planet without 'effort' from India

World running out of time to tackle climate crisis: UN

2021 must be the year of action for protecting people against the "disastrous" effects of climate change, the United Nations insisted Monday, ahead of a crucial US-convened summit

World running out of time to tackle climate crisis: UN

Estonian capital closes road for breeding frogs, toads

Volunteers usually help carry frogs and toads over roads in the spring and say they have saved 97,000 of them in previous years, including 2,000 last year on the Tallinn road

A road sign depicting a frog is seen on a closed road section in Tallinn, Estonia on 13 April 2021

Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting going beyond GDP

This is a major step forward that goes beyond the commonly used statistic of gross domestic product (GDP) that has dominated economic reporting since the end of World War II

Nations to adopt ecosystem accounting going beyond GDP
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