Justin Marshall of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has done the unthinkable. He has taught mantis shrimps to distinguish between cubes painted with different polarisation

according to a study conducted by the Central Institute of Fisheries Techno

Seas around the Antarctic are losing krill a crucial part of the marine and terrestrial food chain

An estimated US $2 million worth of lobsters were found either dead or ill off the coast of Maine in the US in 1998. Though some of these lobsters were found to have bacterial

The US Trade Representative (USTR) has filed a formal notice of appeal of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling that held the US import restrictions on shrimp as inconsistent with the country's WTO

Brine shrimps have the ability to revive after years without oxygen

the Indian government plans to adopt a strategy to counter moves by industrialised countries to install green barriers to trade, as had happened when the us had imposed an embargo on shrimp imports

The Supreme Court of India recently directed the Union ministry of environment and forests to enforce the laws prohibiting the use and dumping of banned hazardous substances. The court remarked that

A report on the US ban on shrimp exports from India, which appeared in this magazine recently, has elicited a sharp response from Earth Island Institute, a US based NGO. Reproduced below is an extract of the letter and CSE s s

emerging stronger and starker links between trade and environment have made the 1990s a momentous decade for environmentalists. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (gatt), which never