Worried over the diminishing number of amphibians in the Chambal River due to pollution, the forest department is going to measure and enumerate the amphibians. In this regard, a survey would be conducted from February 4-17, enumerating ghariyals, crocodiles, dolphins, and tortoise.

Very high levels of a range of pharmaceuticals have been reported recently in the effluent from a wastewater treatment plant near Hyderabad, India. The plant serves approximately 90 manufacturers of bulk drugs that primarily are exported to the world market. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics were found at levels that are highly toxic to various microorganisms.

A rare tree frog found only in central Panama could soon croak its last, as deforestation and infection push the species toward extinction, an environmental group said on Tuesday.

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three new species of legless amphibians have been discovered from forests in Manipur and Nagaland by researchers led by Delhi University Associate Professor S.D. Biju.

Vertebrates are an indicator of the quality of the environment and are considered necessary to reduce the time and effort required to develop management strategies. This study document the species diversity of lower vertebrates in the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary, with special reference to fishes, amphibians and reptiles.

A new study has found that about 0.9% of the world

THE United States Environment Protection Agency has a four-day testing period to evaluate a pesticide

Out of the 353 new flora and fauna species discovered in Eastern Himalayas between 1998-2008, 19 were found in Sikkim, stated a latest WWF report.

Pigs may not fly, but frogs certainly do make nests.

In a 20-km stretch between Wayanad and Coorg, three different kinds of tree frogs

As many as 353 new species of flora and fauna have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in the past decade, of which more than 40 per cent were found in the eight states of the Northeastern region.