´╗┐Why Black Kites Attack Humans

Kite aggression is highly linked with neighborhood conditions such as poor hygiene, ritual feeding practice prevalent among some communities, high population density and closeness of any balcony surrounding a kite nest.

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India Meteorological Dept Predicts ‘Near Normal’ South West Monsoon

Forecasts are prepared using a statistical ensemble forecasting system and a dynamical coupled ocean-atmosphere global climate forecasting system developed under the Monsoon Mission of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

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Low soil-moisture posing threat in most river basins´╗┐

According to an index based on data of rainfall and soil moisture from 1982-2010, two-thirds of the country’s total cropland has been found to be sensitive to vegetation drought, raising the concern for food security.

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Study finds gaps in conservation efforts of Asiatic wild dogs in Western Ghats

A team of scientists have estimated the dhole population and its occupancy pattern in 16 protected forest reserves and adjoining landscapes covering an area of 37,000 sq km in Karnataka portion of Western Ghats. They have found that there are 49 sites in the surveyed areas, which faced threats of local extinction of the animal.

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Britain now generates twice as much electricity from wind energy as coal

Britain’s wind energy output increased by 14 terawatt-hours between 2016-17 (enough to power 4.5 million homes) and electricity was completely “coal free” for 613 hours last year

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Delhi should follow Beijing’s example in tackling air pollution

India has made remarkable progress lifting millions of people out of poverty in recent years, but has singularly failed to curb air pollution in Delhi & other cities

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Fight against nitrogen pollution in the environment may witness a paradigm shift

The fight against environmental pollution could soon witness a paradigm shift, with a new study showing that domestic sewage is increasingly becoming a major source of Nitrogen pollution.

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Plastic waste can be used for decontamination of water

Dr. Premanjali Rai and Dr. Kunwar P. Singh used plastic waste to develop a low-cost material which can be used to remove an antibiotic “cephalexin” from water

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Tiger Reserves And Core Area Inviolability

We had travelled to Kanha to change the battery of the radio-collar of a particular tiger. We followed the tiger sedulously but it kept eluding us.

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Tesla Builds World’s Biggest Battery In 100 Days, Elon Musk Wins Bet Against Australia

Elon Musk’s Tesla has built a 100-megawatt battery in less than 100 days. The battery pack in Australia is also the world’s largest single lithium-ion energy storage project

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