Species Diversity
North East  /  Published 16.02.19

NGO leads hunt for rare flying squirrel

A search has been launched to trace the Namdapha flying squirrel, which has not been seen since 1981.A team of scientists led by Aaranyak, in collaboration with global conservation partners, has launc...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Science  /  Published 13.02.19

New frog found in Wayanad

Two zoologists on Wednesday announced their discovery of a mysterious frog previously unknown to science in roadside puddles near Wayanad, Kerala, that they say could add fresh insights into India’s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.02.20

New snail species named after Greta Thunberg

A group of 'citizen scientists' have discovered a new species of land snail, and have named it Craspedotropis gretathunbergae in honour of the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg for her efforts to raise ...
By Our bureau and agencies in London

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Two more hues of balsam blossom in Arunachal

Researchers from Malabar Botanical Garden in Kerala, who have discovered two new species of balsams near waterfalls in Arunachal Pradesh, said it shows close similarities with Chinese and Myanmar spec...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Chinese plant species found in Assam

A Chinese plant species, Ixora yunnanensis, has been found for the first time in Assam.Previously, it was considered endemic to the Yunnan province in China.Senior Assam forest department officer Jati...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.19

Conservation is a low priority for our legislators

Sir — It is worrying, but not entirely unexpected, that 22 species of flora and fauna have gone extinct in India in the past few centuries. These findings were recently tabled by the ministry of env...
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