Karnataka minister for tourism and environment CP Yogeshwar said the state government will spend ₹1,500 crore in five years to build a tertiary treatment facility so that Vrishabhavati river water will be treated and used for agriculture purposes.
Offering insight that may help in developing planned measures to curtail future pandemics, a new paper shows that one-quarter of mammal species in wildlife trade host 75% of diseases known to transfer between animals and humans.
An important day on July 6 marking the anniversary of Louis Pasteur’s first successful testing of the rabies vaccine on a human being, went largely unnoticed amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Green spaces are often called a city’s lungs, They reduce air and noise pollution, remove carbon from the atmosphere, increase biodiversity and improve our quality of life, But keeping these green spaces alive requires regular watering and maintenance. And in cities, that becomes a big challenge due to water shortage.
Over the years, tree planting has run the risk of becoming a competition as to who plants more trees in the week. Important topics about forest health and invasive species which are causing irreversible damage to our forests are not often discussed.
Forest restoration is more well-known than grassland restoration, even though grasslands, just like forests, are important carbon sinks and crucial for carbon sequestration.
The snail, given the common name Mizoram Apple Snail, has a shell height and diameter of about 2,5 cm When asked if these snails are edible, Dr Aravind NA explained that most species in this genus are edible.