Dinosaur-era Plant Found Alive

A large species of green algae was discovered alive in North America for the first time ever, with the only previous record being fossils...

Biological Name of Fish Correctly Named

Researchers from Japan have identified and clarified the biological name of the world's heaviest bony fish ever caught. The 2,300 kilogram whopper is a Mola...

New Species of Snake Found in Europe

Scientists have identified a new species of snake in Europe. Based on more than 1,600 snakes, the researchers were able to show that the...

Committee for Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals

A two-days training programme conducted by the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) to ensure that animals...

‘Shortfin Mako’ Shark Under Threat: Study

The shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), also known as the blue pointer or bonito shark, is a large mackerel shark. It is commonly referred...

Great Horned Owls Killings: Loosing Biodiversity

As per the latest reports, the trading and killing of Great Horned Owls is rampant in Karnataka. There is illegal trading of live owls ...

100 kg Sea Cucumber Siezed

Tamilnadu coastal marine police has seized about 100 kg of sea cucumber valued at Rs 10 lakh in the international market. Sea cucumbers are a...

New Antbird Discovered in Peru

Team of researchers from the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science (LSUMNS) visired the extremely remote eastern Cordillera Azul in town of Flor...

New Species of Frog Discovered in India

A team from Institute of Natural History Education and Research (INHER) and Pune forest division (wildlife) discovered new species of burrowing frog — Sphaerotheca...

New Earthworm Species Discovered in India

Two new primitive species of earthworm were discovered by a team of Indian researchers in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala. The new earthworm...

New Species of Marsupial Lion Discovered in Australia

Australian scientists has discovered a new species of marsupial lion which has been extinct for at least 19 million years in the Riversleigh World Heritage...

Poaching of Asian Geckos Increased in India

Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm (0.64 to...