Environment

International Tiger Day: Date, history, significance, celebration, theme, messages, images and quotes

UPDATED: July 29, 2021, 18:00 IST  For thousands of years, the tiger has been the most iconic of the big…

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UNESCO chides Australia over Great Barrier Reef proposal

UPDATED: July 20, 2021,02:41 PM IST The Chinese host of this year’s meeting of the U.N. World Heritage Committee has…

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This insect drinks your milkshake

UPDATED: July 15, 2021, 01:55 PM IST A meadow froghopper urinates so much that it could drown itself. Luckily, the…

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A new pop-up book by Chennai-based paper artist is dedicated to 30 endangered species

UPDATED: July 14, 2021, 09:00 AM IST Things in the natural world have a tendency to pop up when you…

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Hyderabad’s NO2 pollution increased by 69% in one year: Report

UPDATED: July 7, 2021, 10:56 PM IST Hyderabad’s NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) pollution level increased between April 2020 and April 2021,…

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‘Very dangerous’ spitting zebra cobra is on the loose in North Carolina capital

Published: Jun 30, 2021, 03:42 PM(IST) Officials in North Carolina are warning people to be on the lookout for a…

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Chamoli disaster: Unnoticed slope movement that began in 2016 led to Himalayan tragedy in 2021

UPDATED: June 16, 2021 23:14 IST Uttarakhand has been prone to disasters owing to its natural geography. However, the February…

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Misidentified as the smallest dinosaur, fossils from Myanmar is of mysterious Naga lizards

UPDATED: June 15, 2021 19:11 IST In March 2020, a group of researchers identified a fossil recovered from northern Myanmar…

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Tiny worm comes back to life after 24,000 years in Siberian deep freeze

UPDATED: June 10, 2021 13:18 IST A microscopic organism has wriggled back to life and reproduced asexually after lying frozen…

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Carbon dioxide reach dangerous levels in air: 50% higher than preindustrial time

UPDATED: June 8, 2021 17:31 IST The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another…

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