Long live the emperor: Emperor penguins, the only penguin variety that breed during the harsh Antarctic winters, are headed towards extinction, said a research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. If climate change continues to melt ice at rates published in the last report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the population of


AIZAWL, Dec 25

The modern-day pied pipers in Mizoram and Manipur have earned a cool Rs 78.97 crore, killing; you guessed right, rodents. Yes, you read it right, that is the amount Government of India sanctioned to Mizoram and Manipur, two of the worst-affected States, to fight the menace of rodent.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Four deaths have been reported owing to Diphtheria, three owing to Dengue Fever and 112 following Weil

Eat it! HOW about rat burgers, rat tail pasta or baby rat keema for dinner? It may become a reality in Bihar if the state government pursues its latest obsession with rats. The state plans to promote rat meat as a source of protein that

The population cycles of rodents at northern latitudes have puzzled people for centuries, and their impact is manifest throughout the alpine ecosystem. Climate change is known to be able to drive animal population dynamics between stable and cyclic phases and has been suggested to cause the recent changes in cyclic dynamics of rodents and their predators.

Rajahmundry, Oct. 15: After facing the nature

A large number of paddy farmers in the Gampaha, Kalutara, Matale, Kandy, Kurunegala, Matara and Hambantota districts are reported to have contracted leptospyrosis since the beginning of this year.

Rat Fever (Leptospirosis) has claimed 118 lives in the last eight months while 3,960 patients have been reported.
This is an alarming increase in patients with rat fever in the country. Only 34 deaths were reported in 2007 due to rat fever and the number of reported cases were 2,195, Deputy Director General, Public Health Services, Dr. P.G. Maheepala said.