Monday 22 September, 2014

US calls for more efforts to protect oceans

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the oceans are facing threats from over-fishing, pollution and acidification, and called for “a comprehensive Continue reading “US calls for more efforts to protect oceans” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Trash concentration in ocean as dangerous as climatic change

Large concentrations of trash in the oceans, also known as “plastic soups”, are as dangerous as climatic change, one of the experts in the field Continue reading “Trash concentration in ocean More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 13th, 2014

World’s largest water reservoir found deep in earth

In what could quench the thirst of billions of people in the future, researchers have discovered our planet’s largest water reservoir 640 km beneath our feet Continue reading “World’s largest water More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Curb carbon emission to slow global warming: Study

Forget about positioning giant mirrors in space to reduce the amount of sunlight being trapped in the earth’s atmosphere or seeding clouds to reduce the amount of light entering earth’s atmosphere Continue More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Has earth gobbled up giant craters?

Do you know that in past 3.5 billion years, over 80 asteroids – larger than the rocks that wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago Continue reading “Has earth gobbled up giant craters?” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet – that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet Continue reading “Antarctic ice sheet collapse More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Superfast solar winds trigger lightning bolts on earth: Study

Lightning on earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space but also by energetic particles from the Sun Continue reading “Superfast solar winds trigger lightning bolts on earth: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 25th, 2014

How Australian camels turned into ‘humped pests’

The once useful Australian camels that helped the country establish its modern infrastructure are now regarded as “humped pests” and culled on a large scale, says a study. Australian camels exemplify More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Mysterious ‘duck’ sound came from rare antarctic whales

They tracked this mysterious low-frequency sound in the southern ocean for decades but could not find its true source. Now, scientists are determined that this ‘duck’ like sound is actually coming from More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Our ancestors enjoyed summer holidays at Antartica!

If this information stands true, the history books have to be rewritten soon. According to scientists, some parts on the coldest region on our earth Continue reading “Our ancestors enjoyed summer holidays More...