In three Elephant Reserves (ERs), that is, Mayurbhanj, Mahanadi and Sambalpur, a total of 1450 elephants (74.21%) were recorded. These areas have eight sanctuaries.
Kiwa tyler is named after British deep-sea and polar biologist Professor Paul Tyler from the University of Southampton.
In exchange for three elephants from India, the Thiruvananthapuram zoo will receive two white lions, 15 coatis, two Siberian tigers, two llamas, and five squirrel monkeys.
Bhuvan Mobile App will enable public to collect and report information on various pollution sources that affects the water quality of river Ganga.
The typhoon made its landfall in south China’s Hainan province with heavy rain in the drought hit island.
The study also warned that if air pollution is not controlled or changed than in next 15 years deaths per capita due to air pollution would increase by 20 to 30 percent in these two countries.
Sangai, also known as state animal of Manipur and once found across the Manipur Valley, now lives in Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) situated inside the Loktak Lake.
The research study was carried out by international team who had looked for evidence of current or past MERS infection in more than 800 dromedary camels or Arabian camels.
The study claimed that the bird is being hunted to near extinction because of Chinese eating habits.
Ecosystem of the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary harbours the largest number of saltwater crocodile population in the Indian sub-continent.
The MoU aims to involve youth in creating awareness and outreaching public by carrying out afforestation drive for medicinal plants species, promoting sanitation and construction of toilets.
The objective behind setting up the centre is to develop appropriate and effective systems for the detection and reporting of oil spillage.
This is the first time in the history of Indian Railways, that a solar photovoltaic system has been used for power requirements of light and fan in a broad gauge coach.
Instead, the state will to stick to the 47-day ban, as in previous years, and allowed its fishermen to continue operating till June 15.
The state has also launched an awareness campaign across the state to protect forests from fire in which local people will be involved to detect the fire incidents.
The survey claims that total number of such animals has now increased to 120 in the zone which is home to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR).
A section of Jerusalem's Lower Aqueduct, which conveyed water to the city more than 2000 years ago, was exposed in the Umm Tuba quarter.
India was ranked at 24th position out of 70 countries in the first Environmental Democracy Index that is topped by Lithuania at the first position.
The two Blue Whales (mother-calf pair) were spotted near Kunkeshwar off the Sindhudurg coast in Maharashtra after 1914, as per recorded data.
The discovery of the new species was published in the journal of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
Maria Elena South (MES) is dry as Mars and has a mean atmospheric relative humidity (RH) of 17.3 percent. It has a soil RH of a constant 14 percent at a depth of one meter.
The discovery was published in the research paper titled Glyptothorax senapatiensis, a new species of catfish from Manipur, India.
The Opah fish has developed an internal heat exchange system within its gills to conserve the warmth and it raises its temperature by flapping its fins.
The provisions are related to discharges of ships operating in the Waters surrounding the two poles.
The plant is a small climbing shrub producing anti-cancer alkaloid Camptothecine (CPT).
It tries to integrate the efforts to clean and protect the Ganga river in a comprehensive manner with an outlay of 20000 crore rupees over a period of five years.
This 14th lion census registered 27 percent increase in the number of Asiatic lions compared to 2010 census which had registered 411 Asiatic lions.
The decision was made by the NGT bench headed by its chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar on a petition of environmental activist, Manoj Misra against severe pollution in Yamuna River.
They are crucial for the very sustenance of vegetation in high-altitude regions of Himalayas because they are the only pollinators which can live in that adverse climate.
Global extinction risks will increase from 2.8 percent at present to 5.2 percent at the international policy target of a 2°C post-industrial rise and thus there is urgent need to take strong action to limit further climate change.