New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A staggering 106 leopards have died in the first two months of this year in forest areas across the country -- a number that conservationists and officials said was alarmingly high for the "vulnerable" feline species in India.
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Smartphones and data centres will be the most damaging information and communications technologies to the environment by 2040, warns a new study.
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Cold returned to Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with the state's higher reaches experiencing more snowfall, while mid and low hills had widespread rainfall, the Met Office said.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.3 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Fresh landslides triggered by continuous rains in Ramban district disrupted traffic flow on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Saturday, authorities said.
Nagpur (Maharashtra), March 3 (IANS) A gripping nail-biting fight for survival between a sloth bear sow and a tiger was witnessed in the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), in which the female bear fended off the attack and emerged the unlikely winner.
Amsterdam, March 3 (IANS) The bitter cold gripping Europe has frozen over parts of Amsterdams canals, allowing the locals to ice skate on the waterways, the media reported on Saturday.
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a major hotspot hosting more than 1.5 million Adelie penguins near the Antarctic Peninsula.
It is a startling statistic which beggars belief, but the truth is there are more tigers living in captivity in the US than survive in the wild in their natural habitat in Asia -- several sub-species are already extinct, and those that remain cling on in their last bastions. They have some prominent champions -- including the Russian President and the governments of Cambodia and Kazakhstan -- and there are some positive signs with India reporting an increase in numbers.
Miami, March 3 (IANS) Thousands of migrating blacktip sharks are gathering off the South Florida coast, as they do every year, but scientists have warned that their numbers were shrinking.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) It was a sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger was caught on a camera trap in Lalgarh forest in Bengal's West Midnapore district, a forest official said on Friday.
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Ecotourism's direct payment approach to the locals for sighting wildlife helps reducing illegal hunting, says a new international study.
Jammu, March 2 (IANS) Widespread rain along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Friday triggered the shooting stones at some places, forcing the closure of the road.
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) A fresh spell of rainfall lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir while the higher reaches received moderate snowfall on Friday.