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Monday, December 22, 2014
The increasing amount of marine debris like plastic, glass, rubber and others break or damage reef, a senior scientist said. “Marine debris like plastic, glass, metal, rubber abandoned fish...
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Saturday, December 6, 2014
Pulicat lake, Nelapattu sanctuary to be developed into an eco-tourism hubs. During her recent visit to Pulicat lake and Nelapattu sanctuary, District Collector M. Janaki had directed officials to identify and develop bird watching spots near the Pulikat lake.
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Saturday, November 29, 2014
Scientists estimate that by 2050, the ocean could be largely devoid of reefs as climate change and our relentless plundering of the sea set in motion geological changes not seen for millions of ye...
More on oceans AND: ecosystems
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March 5, 2014
Black tiger, a shrimp variety found in India that once dominated the Asian aquaculture market, is getting a new lease of life. The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), an arm of t...
January 31, 2014
The government agency that oversees Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on Friday approved a plan to dump vast swathes of sediment on the reef as part of a major coal port expansion -- a decision that...
June 23, 2013
Fishermen’s organisations and boat owners in Kerala are wringing their hands over Sri Lankan government’s recent decision to let more than a dozen Chinese fishing vessels to operate under the isla...
March 21, 2013
The salinity of the oceans that surround India play an important part in the complex interactions between atmosphere and sea that determines climate over the subcontinent. The Arabian Sea is saltie...
June 18, 2012
It is part of the Indo-French project of ISRO and NIO, Goa
June 6, 2012
Pollution Control Board and The Hindu organise Environment Day rally
August 25, 2011
Cataloguing the diversity of life on earth remains one of the incomplete goals of science. Taxonomists have tried to come up with a credible number for the species that have been identified as uni...
June 18, 2011
The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) and the Kerala Swathatra Matsya Thozhilali Federation (KSMTF) have urged the government to revise the Coastal Regulation Zone notification 2011 issued by...
March 2, 2011
“As recently as 100 years ago, an estimated one lakh tigers roamed about in Asia. Today we can only count a few hundreds. For every two tiger skins seized from poachers, there are 20 l...
October 29, 2010
In place of the current slogan of Integrated Water Resource Management, we should look at Responsible, Harmonious, Just and Wise Use of Water.
February 5, 2014
Sri Lankan fishermen on Wednesday allegedly threatened their counterparts from Pamban area in Rameswaram who were fishing in an area close to the island nation and took away 10 nets worth...
September 27, 2013
Mangrove vegetation across two acres in Nettoor cut down ‘by real estate group’
June 7, 2013
June 8 is World Oceans Day. What does the waterfront mean to the people whose livelihood depends on it? Akila Kannadasan finds out »
October 31, 2012
In summer this year, the Arctic Ocean ice melt reached a record high level. Now, with the southern hemisphere summer approaching, scientists’ attention is focused on climate change effects on the...
June 10, 2012
A Greenpeace report released on the occasion of “World Oceans Day” on Friday warns that India may suffer a three pronged threat due to depleting fish stocks and neglect of marine conservation. The...
March 7, 2012
The changes in the marine domains of India and Australia are affecting the circulation patterns, distribution and abundance of marine species in the two countries, said Stewart Frusher, Associate...
June 19, 2011
Though the symmetrically laid granite grpynes after the tsunami protected the boats on Idinthakarai shore, it has given birth to a ‘beach' with protruding rocks as the sea receded suddenly.
April 6, 2011
Ice cap meltwater and river run-off could have significant impact on the climates of Europe and North America, say scientists.
January 1, 2011
Japanese whalers shot water cannons at anti-whaling activists on Saturday, the conservationist group’s founder claimed, hours after the activists tracked down the hunting fleet in the remote...
October 21, 2010
The first-ever Census of Marine Life (CoML), a mammoth decade-long exercise involving more than 2,700 scientists from over 80 countries, has been successfully completed. The painstaking research ha...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.