Environment

Date With Marine Life

Flanked by the Arabian sea on one side and flush with lakes, rivers and ponds, Thiruvananthapuram has been blessed with an abundance of water bodies. However, not many of u...

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Baby Giraffe Narus Has First Outing At Chester Zoo

Born to his mother Orla a week ago as part of a captive-breeding programme, Narus is an endangered Rothschild’s giraffe Under the watchful eye of his mother Orla, the...

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Just 500 Km's From Mumbai A Mystical Meteor Lake Awaits

Every time a long weekend rolls around, the people of Mumbai pack up and head to the same old stomping grounds in Lonavla, Panchgani or Alibaug. This year it’s time t...

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This Little Asshole Is Going To Kill 8 Billion Trees In A Decade

"It's become already the most destructive and most costly insect ever to invade North America."
An iconic American tree is facing an extinction-level threat in the for...

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Mammoths, Sabre Tooth Tigers And Other Megafauna Went Extinct

Mammoths, sabre-tooth tigers, giant sloths and other ‘megafauna’ died out across most of the world at the end of the last Ice Age because the changing climate b...

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Get Ready For More Mosquitoes And Ants Thanks To Climate Change

Bugs are everywhere—you're surrounded by them right now, wherever you are, and as the news is always eager to remind us, they could team up to destroy us at any momen...

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Giraffes Must Be Listed As Endangered, Conservationists Formally Tell US

Conservationists have lodged a formal request for the US government to list giraffes as endangered in a bid to prevent what they call the “silent extinction” of...

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Receding Glacier Causes Immense Canadian River To Vanish In Four Days

An immense river that flowed from one of Canada’s largest glaciers vanished over the course of four days last year, scientists have reported, in an unsettling illustr...

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Living in China’s Expanding Deserts

This desert, called the Tengger, lies on the southern edge of the massive Gobi Desert, not far from major cities like Beijing. The Tengger is growing. For years, China&rsqu...

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New Study Shows Worrisome Signs For Greenland Ice

As humans put more heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere, like carbon dioxide, ice around the planet melts. This melting can be a problem, particularly if the melting ice...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017