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Questions India needs to ask on world biodiversity day

India is the chair of Convention on Biological Diversity till 2014. India has the chance to lead the world with setting high standards on biodiversity protection within India and with operations......

India has never pursued an offensive bio weapons programme

In 2003, the United States Congressional Research Service asserted that there is a danger that India may develop a bio weapons programme. It claimed that 'India is believed to have an active......

Ahead of PM's visit, protests in Hyderabad on Telangana

Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Hyderabad on Tueday, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and Telangana Joint Action Committee leaders launched a stir over the Telangana statehood......

New genetic tool reveals skewed rhino population

For the first time advanced genetic tools are being used to take the census of Greater One-horned rhinoceros in the Gorumara National Park of West Bengal.As part of a project undertaken by......

Indo-US joint statement hails partnership

Joint Statement of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and President Barack ObamaNovember 08, 2010Reaffirming their nations' shared values and increasing convergence of interests, Prime Minister......

Nestle's cumin extract patent bid raises hackles

The age-old Indian home remedy of dadima ka nuskha (grandma’s advice) using kala jeera or kalaunji to treat many ailments might not be as freely available if a Nestle move comes off. The......

World Bank's prescription to eradicate poverty

Observing that environmental degradation holds back growth, a top official of the World Bank on Wednesday said that conservation of biological diversity is essential for poverty......

'Clean fuel for 54 cities by end of 12th Plan'

As many as 54 cities in the country will have clean fuel, both petrol and diesel, by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan, Union Environment Ministry secretary T Chatterjee said in Hyderabad on......

NBA to file case against developers of BT Brinjal

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is all set to file the country's firstever bio-piracy criminal case against companies involved in developing BT Brinjal by using its local variety, a top......

Full text of the BRICS declaration in Sanya

Leaders of BRICS -- China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa -- issued a joint declaration at the conclusion of the BRICS Summit in Sanya (China) on Thursday.The joint declaration lists the......
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Wetlands in J&K cry for conservation

Wetland ecosystems need to be conserved for the huge biodiversity they hold, socioeconomic advantages they offer, hydrological role they play,... ...

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'Time Tree' shows life expanding at constant rate

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have assembled the largest and most accurate tree of life calibrated to time, showing that life has... ...

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a key force in tackling wildlife crime

Posted March 2nd, 2015 for International Union for Conservation of Nature in Printer-friendly versionPDF version On the eve of World Wildlife... ...

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World Renewable Chemicals Industry

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Renewable Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product... ...

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Size matters in the battle to adapt to diverse environments and avoid extinction

By examining research on global patterns of amphibian diversification over hundreds of millions of years, De Lisle and Rowe discovered that... ...

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