Senna spectabilis invasive plant species

Context The Nodal Centre for Biological Invasions (NCBI) at the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) has come out with a ...
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Gophers Rare Tree Species (Nageia wallichiana)

Context Deep inside the dark green forests of Goodrickal at Ranni, there are a couple of patches of land that ...
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Saltwater Crocodiles Census 2023

Context The population of saltwater crocodiles in the water bodies of Bhitarkanika National Park and its nearby areas in Odisha’s ...
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Migratory Birds at Chilika lake of Odisha

Context Chilika lake in Odisha, Asia’s biggest brackish water lagoon, saw an increase in the number of migratory birds this ...
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Spot-bellied eagle owl

Context Recently, a spot-bellied eagle owl (Bubo Nipalensis) was seen for the first time in the Seshachalam forest, and for ...
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Giant leatherback Sea turtle

Context The Galathea Bay Wildlife Sanctuary notified in 1997 for monitoring marine turtles is home to tropical evergreen rainforests, coralline ...
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Blue-Ringed Octopus

Context Blue-ringed octopus are famed for being one of the most venomous animals on the planet. About Blue-Ringed Octopus It’s ...
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Four dinosaur species found in Chilean valley

Context Scientists have found the remains of four species of dinosaurs, including a megaraptor, in an inhospitable valley in Chilean ...
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Neelakurinji under Schedule III of WPA 1972

Context The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) has listed Neelakurinji ( Strobilanthes kunthiana) under Schedule III of the ...
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White Tufted Royal Butterfly

Context Recently, White tufted royal butterfly, a rare species, found in Kerala’s Kannur. About the White Tufted Royal Butterfly The ...
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Tropidophis cacuangoae a new species of boa

Context A new species of dwarf boa has been discovered in the upper Amazon basin. About Tropidophis cacuangoae  The snake ...
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Glass frogs

Context Recently, researchers report that when a glass frog falls asleep, almost all of its red blood cells retreat into ...
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IUCN Red List new threatened species in India

Context White-cheeked Dancing Frog, Andaman Smoothhound shark and Yellow Himalayan Fritillary are among 29 new species assessed in India that are ...
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Himalayan Medicinal Plants in IUCN Red List

Himalayan Medicinal Plants in IUCN Red List Context Three medicinal plant species in the Himalayas have been included in the ...
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Project Great Indian Bustard (GIB)

Context Hearing a plea to protect the endangered bird Great Indian Bustard (GIB), the Supreme Court asked if a ‘Project ...
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