COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sri Lanka's new mangrove protection scheme, the world's first country-wide initiative, is relying on women like Michel Priyadarshani, head of a fisherwomen's

A new study may reveal an unprecedented surge in biodiversity that occurred 20 million years ago.

Four new fish species have been found in Kerala, the college professor who made the discovery has said.

The adverse impact of climate change has been posing a serious threat to indigenous fish species particularly the small ones, reports BSS.

With the State Government turning a blind eye to the detrimental effects of building large dams like the Tehri dam, the native fish species once found in abundance in the Bhagirathi river and its m

The Lakhimpur district authority has imposed restrictions on fishing and killing fishes in this breeding season for saving the fish progeny, an official order of the Additional District Magistrate

'Restriction of activities has resulted in formation of fresh coral reefs in Netrani'

Scientists in Italy say they have discovered a new species of jellyfish in the Gulf of Venice.

Deposits of fish fingerlings of exotic varieties such as Rohu, Katla, Mrigal and Thilopia were being increasingly found in the Kabani River and its tributaries, which were once treasure troves for endemic fishes, K.C. Shaji, a conservation biologist, said at a seminar on biodiversity organised by the Wayanad Prakruthi Samrakshana Samiti in connection with the golden jubilee celebration of the Vechur cow conservation on Sunday.

The State government will move Ministry of Environment and Forests seeking Rs. 2.14 crore assistance for overall development of Similipal Biosphere Reserve.

A management action plan that has been prepared keeping in mind the infrastructure and manpower requirement has been approved by Biosphere Reserve Management Council headed by Chief Secretary J. K. Mohapatra here on Thursday.