Himalayan wolves prey on as many as 39 species: Study
The study also found that more Himalayan wolves consumed a larger proportion of domestic than wild prey in areas that had regular livestock …
The revenge of the boar
The wild pig can be a danger to humans, as some very special ones in northern Iraq found recently
Russia joined the coloniser's club in 1741 when its Great Northern Expedition discovered Alaska. It remains the most grisly exploration in …
`Indian Ocean has been the central theatre of human existence'
Economist, environmentalist, urban theorist, Sanjeev Sanyal wears many hats. He has written four bestselling books on Indian political history …
African lions attack humans over larger areas than Indian leopards, tigers: study
Scientists speculate that this is due to social structure differences between the cats; Lions live in prides while tigers and leopards are …
"Snow leopard habitat may be lost due to climate change"
The snow leopard is facing a huge threat from climate change and a hostile human population in Pakistan. Muhammad Ali Nawaz, an authority on the …
Another species extinct: This time the Yangtze giant soft shell turtle
The last surviving female dies in a Chinese zoo
Female turtle returns to Maldivian atoll to lay eggs, finds runway instead
The turtle laid her eggs on the runway of Maafaru airport itself, on Noonu Atoll
‘The Persian Gulf is a sensitive issue in Iran’
Amir Masoud Aghababaeian is an Iranian film-maker, originally from Isfahan and based in Tehran. He is the director of ‘Mermaid’, a …
Arctic rivers continue to melt more and more every summer, says report
The Arctic Report Card for 2018 notes that this provides powerful evidence for the intensification of the Arctic hydrologic cycle
African swine fever runs riot across Asia; Is India next?
A whopping 3.7 million pigs have been culled across East and Southeast Asia since the disease struck China in August last year
`Indian cuisine is rediscovering itself'
Ethnic Indian food is reinventing itself, says Colleen Taylor Sen, considered to be one of the leading historians on Indian and South Asian food. …