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Stunning Images from the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest

The Underwater Photographer of the Year competition has announced the winners of this year’s contest, with France’s Gabriel Barathieu being named Underwater......

Global wildlife population to plummet 67 per cent by 2020

According to a report, global populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have already declined by 58 per cent between 1970 and 2012. IMAGE: A bird flies near the......

See our beautiful world through a microscope

There’s more than meets the eye. At first glance, few would be able to identify what’s in the images below. But that’s the beauty of microphotography. The winning photos this......

Will South China Sea verdict make region 'cradle of war'?

'The worst case scenario is for China to behave like a bull in a China shop, and brazenly and wantonly indulge in further encroachments, create obstacles to free navigation and convert the SCS......

In PHOTOS: Endangered species fight for survival

Some of the most unique animals today are at the risk of becoming extinct. In 2010 -- the International Year of Biodiversity -- the United Nations wanted efforts to slow the accelerating pace of......

Oz green lobby drags Adani group in court over mine project

An Australian environmental lobby on Tuesday dragged Adani group in the Land court of Queensland, objecting to the Indian mining giant's $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal mine project in the coal-rich......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

Jairam Ramesh's green activism stalls projects

The Environment and Forests Ministry was in news throughout 2010 -- be it for Vedanta Resources, Posco and Lavasa -- or for Jairam Ramesh's aggressive green activism. While the ministry rejected......

No nod to projects in eco-sensitive zones: Ramesh

The National Board for Wildlife, headed by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, rejected some big projects, including a port project in Gujarat, signalling that the ministry would not clear projects......

Global oceanic expedition set to cruise into India

A 36-metre sailboat, on a three-year expedition across the world to study oceanic ecosystems and attempt to provide answers to climate issues, is on course to cruise into Indian shores this month.......
  Web results for Marine Biodiversity
In Bangladesh, people are eating more fish but getting less nutrition from it

People in Bangladesh are now eating 30% more fish than they did 20 years ago, but they are getting a smaller amount of important nutrients from it,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/in-bangladesh-people-are-eating-more-fish-but-getting-less-nutrition-from-it-57559.html
Experts warn of ecological damage, oppose expansion of Tadadi port

Marine experts and faculty of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to grant environmental clearance... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/605969/experts-warn-ecological-damage-oppose.html
Reviving the natural coastal guards

The biodiversity of Karnataka is often represented by depicting the Western Ghats and the tigers. While the importance of both cannot be... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/603447/reviving-natural-coastal-guards.html
Indonesia increases estimate for cruise ship reef damage

Indonesia said today a cruise ship on a voyage organised by a British company had damaged about 18,900 square metres of coral reef, increasing the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/indonesia-increases-estimate-for-cruise-ship-reef-damage-117032201047_1.html
Let us be aware

From the beginning of this year, the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) have replaced the human development goals. Among 17 of these goals, an... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/let-us-be-aware-595

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