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This policy brief is largely based on the World Atlas of Mangroves (2010) which provides a wealth of knowledge on the ecology, biodiversity, distribution, economic value, and management status of mangroves around the world.

Shrimp farmers and exporters in the State are worried.

Studying diversity and distribution patterns of species along elevational gradients and understanding drivers behind these patterns is central to macroecology and conservation biology. A number of studies on biogeographic gradients are available for terrestrial ecosystems, but freshwater ecosystems remain largely neglected. In particular, we know very little about the species richness gradients and their drivers in the Himalaya, a global biodiversity hotspot.

More than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030 if the world fails to tackle climate change, a report commissione

LUCKNOW: New lease of life for the Gangetic dolphins of Uttar Pradesh.

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are becoming an increasing problem to human health and environment, including harmful effects on natural and cultured resources, tourism and ecosystems all over the world. Marine raphidophycean algae, Chattonella spp., have been implicated in major fish deaths in various parts of the world and are regarded as the most noxious HAB species in Japan and China. 

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The Environment Ministry has decided to reverse a fish extinction for the first time by removing "kunimasu" freshwater salmon from its Red Data Book for endangered and extinct species after the fis

Climate change, pollution, reckless fishing as well as a scarcity of water in lower estuarine area have pushed the giant Indus prawn, as well as many other species, to extinction, according to a re

Food security problems caused by climate change and ocean acidification will hit small island and coastal nations hardest, environmental group Oceana said on Monday.

Measures to protect the critically endangered grey nurse shark have been announced by the NSW government.