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Wood Stork is no more an endangered species


On Thursday, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that wood stork is removed from the list of endangered species after the increase in their population. In year 1984, the wood stork species was declared to be endangered followed by the reduced numbers of species. However, the officials mentioned that the specie would remain in the list of threatened species globally ... Read More »

Australian researchers discovered new species in Papua New Guinea


On Wednesday, local media reported that group of Australian biologists have discovered few new species in forests of Papua New Guinea. Euan Ritchie, research member from Melbourne’s Deakin University said that they came to Papua New Guinea to explore more about endangered tree kangaroos and installed 40 cameras in the Torricelli mountain range to capture images of the Kangaroos but ... Read More »

Asiatic Cheetah on verge of extinction in Iran


One of the worlds’s most critically endangered species, Asiatic Cheetah is facing the threat of extinction in Iran. Reports suggest that only 50 -70 cheetahs were left in the northern part of the country. The Asiatic Cheetah, cousin of African cat were once found in the regions ranging from Red sea to India are now facing the danger of being ... Read More »

Over fishing and pollution destroyed our oceans : GOC Report

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A latest report released by global ocean commission mentioned that our oceans were destroyed due to over fishing and pollution by humans. During the press conference, GOC spokesperson said, “Our Ocean is in decline. Habitat destruction, biodiversity loss, overfishing, pollution, climate change and ocean acidification are pushing the ocean system to the point of collapse,” The report also mentioned that ... Read More »

NASA : Enormous earth size diamond found in space


According to Nasa, few group of astronomers have discovered a bright white dwarf star that can be the coldest constellation spotted ever. Reports suggest that dwarf white star lies along with pulsar PSR J2222-0137 and could hold at its core a diamond the size of the earth. The dwarf star is reported to be 11 billion years old. As the white ... Read More »

Monarch butterflies posses internal magnetic device for navigation


A recent report has disclosed that species of monarch butterflies can sense the directions using their internal magnetic compass. The internal magnetic compass enables the species to navigate even on the cloudy days. Earlier it was believed that butterflies along with other avian species uses sun to navigate their direction but in some cases it has been observed that these ... Read More »

Fish Eater Spider are more than previously thought


The scientists have found out that the fish eating spiders are more in numbers than previously estimated. The study has revealed that there are almost 20 various species of spiders that catch and eat fish. Scientists have also revealed that there are at least 20 instances when such activities have been captured.  However, the most shocking part of the study ... Read More »

Study shows the fishes exposed to BP oil swims slow


In a recent study conducted by researchers from University of Miami found that the fishes especially the mahi – mahi fish exposed to BP oil spill in 2010, swims 50 percent slower than their healthy counterpart. To establish the study, the researchers collected the embryo of the exposed fishes and transferred then to fresh water where their swimming rate was ... Read More »

Marine microbes might help in cleaning plastic debris


Oceanographers at the University of Western Australia have confirmed that Australian water posses a special type of plastic eating microbe that can help in cleansing marine garbage. The research on the plastic eating microbes suggests that these environmental friendly organisms eat only plastic debris. The detailed report about the study was published the scientific journal PLoS ONE. The research paper ... Read More »

Climatic changes compelled emperor penguins to adapt


A research paper published by University of Minnesota researcher’s claims that they have found changing pattern in breeding habit of emperor penguins. The research claimed that the emperor penguins are adapting to warmer climate. Satellite images showed that the penguins are not returning to the same location to breed. LaRue, research member said, “Our research showing that colonies seem to ... Read More »