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The Earth's 'blood pressure' is too high, and we are inching closer to a heart attack: new report warns

A new report card has shown that we have breached six of nine planetary boundaries, putting enormou…

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Saline groundwater in Sundarbans makes people buy drinking water, quit farming

The central sector of the Indian Sundarban biosphere reserve is hyper-saline. No freshwater dischar…

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The many marvels of Satpura Biosphere Reserve in Madhya Pradesh

When Shyamla Nayyar, an executive search professional, was told she would be travelling to Pachma…

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The haunting true story of a man who spent 2 years in a self-contained 'Biosphere' and nearly fell apart

Normally, humans are hardwired to cheat on any kind of diet, which is another reason it is so diffi…

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The haunting true story of a man who spent two years in a self-contained 'Biosphere' and nearly fell apart

Normally, humans are hardwired to cheat on any kind of diet, which is another reason it is so diffi…

Bill Gifford, "Spring Chicken"   


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The first life forms on Earth might have come from Saudi Arabia, scientists find new proof

Scientists have unearthed living stromatolites — ancient geological structures made from algae — on…

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Exploring the untamed beauty: Wildlife encounters in the Nilgiris

Located in the Western Ghats, the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve stands as a testament to nature's maje…

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How antimatter engines could fly humans to other stars in just a few years

Antimatter isn't just a sci-fi trope. Ryan Weed has been working on designing an antimatter propuls…

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Harrison Ford doesn't get why scientists are naming animals that 'terrify children' after him: 'I spend my free time cross-stitching'

A new species of snake in Peru has been named Tachymenoides harrisonfordi. The "Indiana Jones" star…

Callie Ahlgrim   


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Explore the treasures of South India this august

As August rolls in, so does the promise of a long weekend – a perfect opportunity to escape the mun…

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A mysterious Arctic shark that can live for 500 years got lost and ended up swimming in the balmy waters of the Caribbean, scientists say

The natural habitat of the Greenland shark — that can live up to 500 years — is the icy waters of…

Rebecca Rommen   


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First ever video captures the adorable birth of critically endangered Burmese peacock softshell turtle hatchlings

The rare species, found only in Myanmar and highly sought after as a source of food, is one of the …

Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert   


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'The Great British Baking Show' host Matt Lucas had never watched the show before joining but it was the 'perfect pandemic job'

Lucas, who announced his exit in December, said on the "Deeney Talks" podcast that he originally tu…

Eve Crosbie   


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Space travel is critical because it will drive people to protect the Earth, says the founder of a spaceflight company and ex-advisor to Elon Musk

Jane Poynter told Insider the "profound experience" of space travel will transform human behavior t…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Govt intervention critical to remove green financing barriers, IPCC report stresses as we move towards 3.5°C warming

The Synthesis report is the closing chapter of the Panel's Sixth Assessment of the planet and world…

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From Auli to Zuluk, 10 places in India where you can experience snowfall

Many hill stations in Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience snowfall, according to the India Me…

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Elon Musk to now build a Noah-like Ark to transport life to Mars

The Tesla CEO stated that making life multiplanetary will help backup the ecosystems on Earth. H…

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Droupadi Murmu's vision once led to plantation of 50 lakh trees in Odisha! Can she inspire a greener future for India?

The primary duty of an Indian president is to protect and defend the constitution. But they also se…