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Justin Trudeau Visits Rescued Elephants in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday paid a visit to rescued elephants at a care centre run by animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS in India's Uttar Pradesh's Mathura and said...

Four Indonesian Men Charged in Killing of Orangutan That Was Shot 130 Times

 Police in Indonesia have arrested and charged four farmers with the killing of an orangutan found shot more than 100 times. Investigators in East...

Green Norms Flouted over 4,000 Times Last Week in Delhi

The joint clean air campaign of India's Environment Ministry and the Delhi government has seen 4,347 violations, and 1,892 instances of slapping of...

Land Plants Arose 100 Million Years Earlier Than Thought

The first plants to colonize the Earth originated around 500 million years ago -- 100 million years earlier than previously thought, says a...

Borneo’s Orangutan Population Slashed by More Than Half Due to Palm Oil, Hunting and...

Basten Gokkon | Mongabay The world lost nearly 150,000 orangutans from the island of Borneo in the past 16 years due to habitat loss and...

New Population of Extremely Rare ‘Red Handfish’ Discovered off Tasmania | Video

  Divers have discovered a new population of what is considered to be one of the world’s rarest fish. Until recently, scientists knew of only...

Rare Butterfly Found Breeding in Scotland for First Time in 130 Years

Patrick Barkham | The Guardian  The microscopic eggs of an endangered butterfly have been found in Scotland, suggesting the insect has returned to breed in the...

When Cities Were Nature’s Haven: A Tale from Bangalore

Bangalore has a long-lasting love history with nature. Harini Nagendra, Azim Premji University We tend to think that nature and cities are polar opposites. Yet...

Scientists Discover 18 New Spider-Hunting Spiders from Madagascar

With their long “necks” and sharp, fang-like mouthparts, assassin spiders hunt a strange prey – other spiders. Now, thanks to a study published recently in...

Meet the World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates

Shreya Dasgupta | Mongabay Every two years, primate experts compile a report that highlights 25 primates that are in severe crisis. These are the most...

Camera Traps Reveal Surprises in Peru

Alexa Eunoé Vélez Zuazo | Mongabay In June of this year, a group of scientists entered the tropical forest in Tahuamanu Province, situated in the...

Photo Essay: Born Free in the Jungle

Deepti Sreenivasan | Asian Age Sachin stresses on the point that one cannot plan in advance to take such photographs. Photographer Sachin Rai loves nature...

Mexican Gray Wolf Listed Among 10 Species Most at Risk of Extinction

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last month released its long-awaited recovery plan for endangered Mexican gray wolves. Now a national wildlife advocacy...

Monsanto Giving Cash to Farmers Who Use Controversial Pesticide

 Lorraine Chow | EcoWatch Looks like Monsanto really wants farmers to use XtendiMax. The agribusiness giant is offering a cash incentive to farmers to apply a...

Top Ten Climate Deniers in the Trump Administration

More than 97 percent of climate scientists agree the planet is warming and that human activity is largely responsible. For perspective, that’s as...

Google’s Artificial Intelligence Finds Two New Exoplanets Missed by Human Eyes

Jake Clark, University of Southern Queensland Two new exoplanets have been discovered thanks to NASA’s collaboration with Google’s artificial intelligence (AI). One of those...




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