A deal brokered by 24 countries to allow the creation of a massive 600,000 sq mile marine sanctuary in the Antarctic ocean. The sanctuary will cover more than 12% of the Southern Ocean, which is home to more than 10,000 species including most of the worlds penguins, whales, seabirds, colossal squid and Antarctic tooth fish.
Oct 28, 2016
Science & Health
Survey of the Great Barrier Reef reveals aftermath of extreme underwater heatwave over 2015 and 2016. Findings show a third of the corals in the northern third have died, with footage showing the extent of the bleaching.
Oct 26, 2016
Avian Influenza: Results of only 3 out of 50,000 samples received in 9 days, delays Delhi govt's action plan
A drone has recorded rare footage of bowhead whales. The video is of much better quality than previous recordings.
Oct 22, 2016
Foraging has become popular once again in recent years after falling out of favour in the 50s and 60s with the rise of supermarkets. A preference for local and sustainable food has led to more people searching for eatable plants, berries and mushrooms in parks and woodlands. Jason Irving, of Forage Wild Food, explains what the rules are to stay safe.
Oct 21, 2016
A new study published in The Cyrosphere has found that Bolivian glaciers shrank by 43% between 1986 and 2014 and will continue to due so if temperatures continue to increase. This puts water supplies in the region at risk,as irrigation drinking water and hydropwer could affect up to 2.3 million inhabitants.
Oct 20, 2016
A second deadly storm has returned to the Philippines this week as the country was pummeled by Typhoon Haima with torrential rains and wind, leaving at least four dead. Earlier, Typhoon Sarika caused heavy flooding in parts of the country. The typhoon raised fears that Haima could be on par with the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that battered the Philippines in 2013.
Oct 20, 2016
Chinkara poaching cases: Rajasthan govt approaches Supreme Court over acquittal of Salman Khan, wants him to surrender
- Life-threatening bacteria found in Make-up products: Study
- World's first pig-monkey hybrids created by scientists: Check here
- 'Were they debris of Indian moon lander Vikram?' questions ISRO
- Kids born through C-sections not at higher obesity risk; here's why
- All you need to know about the engineer who found Vikram lander debris in NASA images