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Explained Snippets | Human activity wiped out 60% of vertebrates in 44 years: WWF

The ‘Living Planet’ report surveyed more than 4,000 species spread over 16,700 populations across the world.

Lights off for Earth Hour's global crowdfunding call

An estimated 7,000 cities and towns from New Zealand to New York are taking part in Earth Hour, this year.


Govt calls WWF to get stray tigress,3 cubs back in forest

Forest Department officials in Pilibhit have been on tenterhooks for the last six months,continuously tracking the location of a tigress and its three cubs which strayed inside the human habitat in Pilibhit district in November last year.

Over 150 Indian cities set to join Earth Hour

More than 150 Indian cities will participate in the Earth Hour tomorrow,joining over 7,000 of their counterparts across the world in raising awareness about climate change and its impact. “We expect to increase the number of cities in India this year from last year’s 150,” said Andy Ridley,CEO and co-founder of the Earth Hour Global […]

‘Switch off lights for an hour on Saturday’

Come Saturday,and it’s lights out for Delhi between 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm

School Notes: St Mark’s School,Meera Bagh,celebrates Prakriti Utsav ’12

St Mark’s School,Meera Bagh,celebrated Prakriti Utsav 2012 April 19.


Maps on his mind

At first glance,it looks like a rather elaborate algorithm. On closer inspection,the algorithm reveals its true nature — it’s a map of the river network of Uttarakhand.

Canvas for a Green World

Nature has been the muse for many an artist,its myriad moods reflected in the painted world.

Is krill the next cod?

Antarctic krill populations are doubly threatened by climate change and increasing commercial fishing,say researchers

Showing the way: Academy to observe Earth Hour

The National Defence Academy,Khadaskwasla,will shut electricity supply during Earth Hour on March 26.