MUMBAI: The much-delayed Mumbai Trans Harbour Link -a 22-km road bridge connecting the island city with Navi Mumbai -can finally take off with the Bombay high court granting MMRDA permission to cut

Wildlife ecologists who study the effects of climate change assume, with support from several studies, that warming temperatures caused by climate change are forcing animals to move either northwar

On Friday, South Korea's agriculture ministry issued a temporary nationwide standstill order for poultry farms and other related transport that took effect over the weekend.

Japan has started culling more than 300,000 chickens and ducks after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on farms in the north of the country, local officials said.

Poultry farmers have been advised to take measures to prevent the disease spreading

Environmentalists are making a last-ditch effort to halt a controversial plan to build a 13 billion yuan (HK$14.5 billion) dam on China’s biggest freshwater lake, Poyang, fearing the project will t

Despite years of repeated bombing, fires and other disturbances, military training areas can maintain biodiversity and help in the conservation of threatened species, according to a new study.

BERLIN – The news agency dpa reports that some 8,800 geese on two poultry farms will be culled in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein because some of the animals are infected with the b

Carbon isotopic evidence revealed Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil entering coastal planktonic and lower terrestrial food webs. The integration of spilled oil into higher terrestrial trophic levels, however, remains uncertain. We measured radiocarbon (14C) and stable carbon (13C) in seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus) feathers and crop contents. Lower 14C and 13C values in feathers and crop contents of birds from contaminated areas indicated incorporation of carbon from oil.

Ahmedabad: The recent population count of the Great Indian Bustard taken up after six years has raised serious questions on conservation efforts.