The Brahmaputra Valley region has a unique landscape, with the Brahmaputra River and other rivulets running between the parallel hill ranges. The valley gets flooded during the monsoons, which deposit a large amount of silt and debris on the riverbeds.

Free-ranging horses (Equus caballus) in North America are considered to be feral animals since they are descendents of non-native domestic horses introduced to the continent. We conducted a study in a southern California desert to understand how feral horse movements and horse feces impacted this arid ecosystem.

KOCHI: The Ministry of Environment and Forests has issued a notification under the Biological Diversity Act (2002) and released a revised list of endangered species in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala.

KANNUR: The Biodiversity Centre set up at the District Agricultural Farm at Karimbam here under the aegis of the district panchayat will be open to the public on Thursday.

THRISSUR: Teachers and students of the Botany Department of Sri Krishna College have located around 200 syzygium travancorium gamble trees, known as

The Eastern Himalayan region has been proposed as another National Agricultural Biodiversity Heritage Site, based on six indices. The region is the richest in species diversity among the northeastern states of India. It is the center of diversity for several widely distributed plant taxa and a crucible for speciation encompassing several primitive familities.

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KOCHI: Scientists are working on projects for sequencing the DNA of a wide variety of trees, fishes, insects and animals as part of a project for barcoding life.

CHENNAI: Rules under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 will be revised by November this year to ensure equitable sharing of revenue from commercial use of biological diversity with the community, said Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday.

He was speaking at the inauguration of an office of the National Biodiversity Authority here.

Trees In The Region Major Source Of Shikimic Acid, A Vital Ingredient Of Tamiflu
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New Delhi: The Western Ghats

Laxman Hembram, a Class 9 student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), has been selected to participate at Tunza International Children and Youth Conference on Environment 2009, to be held in Seoul from August 17 to 23.