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Amid Fund Crunch, Chennai Aquarium Offers Virtual Adoption Of Fish

Amid Fund Crunch, Chennai Aquarium Offers Virtual Adoption Of Fish

The VGP Marine Kingdom in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai is asking people to contribute money so that the administration can feed the fish and other animals at the largest walk-through tunnel aquarium. Chennai:  One of the largest aquariums in India and Chennai’s popular tourist spot is calling on people to virtually adopt a fish and help …

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How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown

How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown

Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal – clean up the Yamuna river wo months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their …

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This Dolphin is Getting Gifts for Visitors From Depths of the Ocean Because it Misses Human Interaction

This Dolphin is Getting Gifts for Visitors From Depths of the Ocean Because it Misses Human Interaction

Dolphins are considered smart for a reason. Their acts of intelligence are quite impressive. In one such incident, a humpback dolphin is leaving people in awe by bringing them gifts from the bottom of the ocean. The dolphin, named Mystique, dives into the ocean and takes out items such as bottles, coral and shells for …

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Crocodiles may shed real tears for food at Chennai reptile zoo.. Image Source IANS News

Crocodiles may shed real tears for food at Chennai reptile park

CHENNAI, MAY 22 : Hit by COVID-19 lockdown since March 16 and revenue sources drying up, the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT) and Center for Herpetology, that maintains the popular crocodile park near here, is crowd sourcing for funds, said a top official. The 44-year old Madras Crocodile Bank spread over 8.5 acres of land on …

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Rare North American fish species found in Mangaldai district

Rare North American fish species found in Mangaldai district

The recovery of an ‘Alligator gar’ (Atractosteus spatula) — a rare species of fish available only in North America MANGALDAI: The recovery of an ‘Alligator gar’ (Atractosteus spatula) — a rare species of fish available only in North America — in a village pond at Mangaldai on Monday created quite a sensation here. According to …

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മനുഷ്യരെ കാണുന്നില്ല, മത്സ്യങ്ങള്‍ കടുത്ത വിഷാദത്തിലോ?

മനുഷ്യരെ കാണുന്നില്ല, മത്സ്യങ്ങള്‍ കടുത്ത വിഷാദത്തിലോ?

ടാങ്കിന് പുറത്ത് സ്ഥിരമായി ആളുകളെ കണ്ടുകൊണ്ടിരുന്നിട്ട്, ഇപ്പോൾ പെട്ടെന്ന് മനുഷ്യരെ കാണാതാകുമ്പോൾ അവ വല്ലാതെ അസ്വസ്ഥരാകുന്നുവെന്നും വിദഗ്ദ്ധർ പറയുന്നു.   ദിവസവും വണ്ടി എടുത്ത് പുറത്തു പോയിരുന്ന, അവധി ദിവസങ്ങളിൽ കൂട്ടുകാരുമായി മാളിലും മറ്റും ചുറ്റിയടിച്ചിരുന്ന ആ കാലം നിങ്ങൾ മിസ് ചെയ്യുന്നുണ്ടോ? അന്നൊക്കെ തിരക്കുകളിൽനിന്നൊഴിഞ്ഞ് വീട്ടിൽ കുറച്ചുനേരം ഇരിക്കാൻ കൊതിച്ചിരുന്നവർ, ഇപ്പോൾ ഒന്ന് വെളിയിൽ പോകാൻ കഴിഞ്ഞിരുന്നെങ്കിൽ എന്നായിരിക്കും ചിന്തിക്കുന്നുണ്ടാവുക. കൊവിഡ് 19 എന്ന മഹാമാരി നമ്മുടെ ജീവിതത്തെ മാറ്റിമറിച്ചത് പോലെ പ്രകൃതിയിലെ എല്ലാത്തിനെയും അത് …

മനുഷ്യരെ കാണുന്നില്ല, മത്സ്യങ്ങള്‍ കടുത്ത വിഷാദത്തിലോ? Read More »

In Assam, a centuries-old temple practice is helping attempts to revive an endangered turtle species

In Assam, a centuries-old temple practice is helping attempts to revive an endangered turtle species

The conservationists hope the black softshell turtle’s classification will move to ‘critically endangered’ from ‘extinct in the wild’. Following release of the black softshell turtle – Nilssonia nigricans – population in Assam’s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary last year, Guwahati-based herpetologist Jayaditya Purkayastha is hoping for a revision in the animal’s status, currently classified as extinct in the wild by the …

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Babu sells fish free of cost for 1 day to serve his community during crisis

Babu sells fish free of cost for 1 day to serve his community during crisis

Babu believes that everyone should do as much he/ she can in this fight for survival. He does not care about the profit or the loss. Vadakara: Babu, who meets his livelihood by selling fish every day, went out of work for one and half months. And finally when he started going back to work, …

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As dolphins return to Kolkata, Bengal men torture one on camera

As dolphins return to Kolkata, Bengal men torture one on camera

We had reported in April how Gangetic dolphins have returned to the Hooghly river ( With decreasing pollution dolphins make a comeback to Kolkata) and how many had people spotted the aquatic mammal in the days following the lockdown. But it seems the lockdown hasn’t been able to root out the ‘viruses’ responsible for the disappearance of the dolphins from …

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