Considering the swarming biodiversity at the equator, and the lack of diversity near the poles, scientists have long assumed that species evolve more rapidly in warm waters.

MANGALURU: Results of a scientific study in India to evaluate the environmental impact of small hydropower projects (SPH) showed that SHPs, despite being touted as a clean energy option, are not wi

BENGALURU: Small hydropower projects (SHPs) in the biodiversity hub of Western Ghats have not only altered the composition of freshwater fish communities but also reduced the number of species.

In a corner of his sprawling farm, Milouda Mohammed proudly unveiled his latest venture - a pond full of catfish that could herald a new future for farmers like him on the Sahara desert.

Agitated Cuncolkars are now planning to come out with all force to close all polluting fish meal plants in Cuncolim Industrial Estate.

HYDERABAD: Ocean sciences experts from Hyderabad and the United States of America (USA) have now linked global warming to the unchecked bloom of a special type of algae in the Arabian sea.

76% of freshwater species endemic to the basin are threatened with extinction, and the risk of species extinctions is increasing. Without immediate action, much of this unique biodiversity will be lost and the livelihoods of many people in the basin will be negatively impacted.

The scientific models that ecologists and conservation biologists rely on to determine which species and habitats to protect lack critical information to help them make effective decisions, accordi

The world's fisheries will be, on average, 20 per cent less productive in the year 2300, according to a study.

KOCHI: There is growing, substantial evidence that climate change has affected fish and other marine population over the decades.

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