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whale Spitfire
2014-12-04 10:22:44

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery in the northern Indian Ocean: humpback whales inhabiting the Arabian Sea are the most genetically distinct humpback whales in the world and may be the most isolated whale population on earth.

leopards
2014-11-25 03:00:58

In the first-ever GPS-based study of leopards in India, led by WCS and partners has delved into the secret lives of these big cats, and recorded their strategies to thrive in human-dominated areas.

Volunteering Can Help Save Wildlife
2014-11-23 03:00:07

Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in saving wildlife, finds a new scientific research led by Duke University, USA, in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society and Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bengaluru.

camera traps and problem tigers
2014-11-21 03:00:25

Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm’s way for the benefit of both tigers and people.

yellowstone
2014-11-19 03:30:11

Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a recently released study.

New Threat For Tiger Populations
2014-11-11 03:45:16

Along with the pressures of habitat loss, poaching and depletion of prey species, a new threat to tiger populations in the wild has surfaced in the form of disease, specifically, canine distemper virus (CDV).

Siberian musk deer
2014-11-02 06:14:02

The Kashmir musk deer, a strange breed with vampire-like fangs, was last spotted in 1948. That is until now. The endangered, and presumed extinct, deer has been spotted at five different times in the forested slopes of the northeastern province of Nuristan.

pronghorn migration
2014-09-29 03:00:09

Five-year study identifies dense natural gas field developments, highways, and fencing as threats to one of North America's last great long-distance mammal migrations.

leopard
2014-09-15 03:00:14

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals that in India's human dominated agricultural landscapes, where leopards prowl at night, it's not livestock that's primarily on the menu – it is man's best friend.

Wolverines
2014-09-04 03:00:55

A new paper looks at the issues facing biodiversity throughout the world’s mountain regions, sets agenda for conservation. Do we need corridors between “habitat-islands?”


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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