December 06, 2020 8:25 am
With their points neatly listed, they read taking turns, with the youngest speaker –– a ten year old –– as they explained the projects and the damage they believe they pose to the environment and the state of Goa, and stood representing themselves, “the future of Goa”.
October 21, 2020 10:15 am
Diatoms, which generate nearly 25 per cent of global oxygen, are commonly found in streams, rivers, lakes and seas.
October 07, 2020 11:11 am
The 7-km tunnel, being described as the third longest in the country, is part of an 8-km road cutting through sensitive forests and hills of the Western Ghats.
September 28, 2020 8:03 pm
Some 111 species exist in India, most of which are endemic to the Western Ghats and eastern Himalayas.
October 20, 2019 12:25 am
A short but extremely detailed anecdotal perspective on the Western Ghats rainforest
September 27, 2019 8:45 am
Tejas’ elder brother and Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray posted a picture of the snake on Twitter. “Boiga thackerayi sp. nov —Thackeray’s cat snake, a new species with Tiger like stripes on its body from the Sahyadri tiger reserve in Maharashtra!”
June 05, 2019 4:16 am
The book showcases different species of snakes, crocodiles, tortoise, lizards and chameleons nestled in one of the world’s important biodiversity hotspots.
May 05, 2019 3:39 pm
Herpetologists believe that the species should be rightly called a ‘living fossil’ as it’s evolutionary roots suggest it could have shared space with dinosaurs going back almost 70 million years ago.
January 21, 2019 4:29 pm
The breeding season is usually from February to April end. However, this year some Nilgiri tahr have started breeding early, necessitating the early closure of the park.
January 20, 2019 1:30 am
They are angry over Kerala High Court order allowing women to go up to Agasthyakoodam peak since, to them, it is a pilgrimage. But they have bigger problems, says the Kani tribe.
May 10, 2014 9:13 am
14 new species of so-called dancing frogs have been found in the jungles of southern India.