Thursday, Dec 08, 2022



It’s time to slow down and appreciate nature’s tiny marvels

August 05, 2022 4:59 pm

Andrew J. Brand's current mandate as director of horticulture for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, in Boothbay, is to make certain that big-picture scenes grab us, too.

After record low, monarch butterflies return to California

November 17, 2021 4:24 pm

Scientists estimate the monarch population in the eastern US has fallen about 80% since the mid-1990s, but the drop-off in the Western US has been even steeper.

67 Such Spaces Created So Far: In bustling Delhi, efforts on to create butterfly habitats

September 27, 2021 9:08 am

September is being marked as the Big Butterfly Month-India, as a nationwide attempt to celebrate butterflies and conserve their habitats.

‘Where are the moths?’: Researchers create global risk index for pollinator decline

August 17, 2021 6:36 pm

Fruit and vegetable crops of China and India reliant on pollinators may face the consequences of species decline.

Butterfly Festival in Karnataka will have you experience the thrill virtually this year

November 07, 2020 9:59 am

During the course of the event, which will end November 12, four or five members of BBC will walk around Doreswamypalya Park and live-stream butterflies on social media

Sri Lankan artist Senaka Senanayake is drawing attention to diminishing rainforests through his exhibition

January 23, 2018 9:38 am

Over the years, Sri Lankan artist Senaka Senanayake's works have travelled the world over — if a 1965 work hangs at The White House, another is at the UN conference hall. The exhibition is at Saffronart, The Claridges, from January 12 to 24.

Into the wild: Leaves out of a Venezuelan forest

December 20, 2015 1:00 am

Drunken butterflies, killer frogs and the elusive jaguar – a doctorate project in the forests of tropical Venezuela turns out to be an adventure of a lifetime.

Down in Jungleland: Disco at Dusk

April 13, 2014 1:12 am

Though not as glamourous, moths are similar to butterflies, but more evolved than them.

A Bug’s Life

October 06, 2013 12:13 am

And why it has every reason to be smug.

Dragonflies: Nature’s pretty,deadly drones

April 07, 2013 12:01 am

New research suggests the insects may well be the most brutally effective hunters in the animal kingdom