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  • NASA attempts to send human on Mars within 25 years
    SpaceNASA attempts to send human on Mars within 25 years

    While life-threatening radiations are major concern for scientists, astronauts thinks that they can step in Mars, NASA experts said Tuesday. The US space organization believes that humans can reach the Red Planet within 25 years, but the technological and medical hurdles are huge.

    9 months ago
  • Air pollution doesn’t just affect you, but harms the plants around
    EnvironmentAir pollution doesn’t just affect you, but harms the plants around

    A new study reveals that air pollution in particular area not only has devastating impact on human beings but also affects plants, animals and micro-organisms.

    9 months ago
  • Ozone layer is back to track, Earth much safer than in 1980s
    EnvironmentOzone layer is back to track, Earth much safer than in 1980s

    A recent report by UN reveals that the ozone layer is going through the healing process, meaning that the agreements on global environment can be achieved with the aim that the catastrophic rise in world temperatures can be controlled.

    10 months ago
  • New dinosaur species found in Argentina
    EnvironmentNew dinosaur species found in Argentina

    Paleontologists in Argentina have come up with a new discovery. A team of multinational scientists have found three well-preserved specimens of a new gigantic dinosaur species, named Lavocatisaurus agrioensis in the province of Neuquen.

    10 months ago
  • 11 lions found dead in Gir Forest, Gujarat govt orders inquiry
    Environment11 lions found dead in Gir Forest, Gujarat govt orders inquiry

    The dead body of 11 lions has been recovered from the Gir National Park in Gujarat. The shocking news has led the state government to order an inquiry. The forest is home to Asiatic Lions. According to 2015 census, there are 106 male, 201 female and 213 sub-adult lions in the wilderness.

    11 months ago
  • Sea turtles are at risk, plastic can kill them, says study
    EnvironmentSea turtles are at risk, plastic can kill them, says study

    Yet again, plastic has been declared as threat to the environment and animals living in. The surge of plastic into the world's oceans is taking an increasing toll on iconic marine species. A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can kill sea turtles. And, the young turtles are at higher risk of dying from exposure to plastic than adults.

    11 months ago
  • Scientists create new map of Antarctica, better than before
    EnvironmentScientists create new map of Antarctica, better than before

    The new map of Antarctica has been named as the Reference Elevation Model of Antartica (or REMA). It was created by researchers at Ohio State University led by Professor Ian Howat. His dream to create the incredibly detailed map has replaced the otherwise simple map of Antarctica which was just plain without detailing.

    12 months ago
  • First omnivorous Shark species identified
    EnvironmentFirst omnivorous Shark species identified

    Scientists claim that they have identified the first known omnivorous shark species which graze seagrass along with marine fishes, crabs and snails. The findings have overturned the concept that all sharks are only meat-eaters.

    12 months ago
  • Extinct birds: First declared avian extinctions of 21st century
    EnvironmentExtinct birds: First declared avian extinctions of 21st century

    A latest report by scientists claims that eight species of birds is on the verge of extinction. It has been declared that it the first avian extinctions of the 21st century, according to a report in the British newspaper, The Guardian.

    12 months ago
  • Reef funding to end if Australian Labor Party wins
    SourcesReef funding to end if Australian Labor Party wins

    A controversial funding handed to Australia's Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF) will be rescinded if the opposition Australian Labor Party (ALP) wins in the next election.

    12 months ago