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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
Some of the ponds
which have been around for thousands of years in H...al warming , according to two researchers. Ancient ponds
in the Arctic drying up during the polar summer as warmer temperatures evaporate shallow bodies of w...
Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly
...ions, and found that completely drying golf course ponds
in the late summer or early fall would benefit amp...ses nutrients from the soil. Maintaining permanent ponds
actually harms biodiversity," said Prof. Semlitsch. In the study, the researchers used two types ...
Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse
... forests and mountains, 12 caves, seven artificial ponds
and a number of dens. Misho, Svetla and Mima will probably also get their first winter sleep after a couple of years in the park. But they will never be able to live outside this artificial habitat as their natural instincts have long been suppressed...
Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts
.... Flocks of ducks roving across rice paddies and ponds
are a traditional, iconic feature of the Vietnamese countryside. After the lifting of the ban, they have come back in great numbers following the northern rice harvest. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week ordered the agriculture ministry to map ...
Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival
...During the celebrations, Goans jumped into rivers, ponds
and wells amidst persistent rains. In villages, the festival was celebrated with much traditional fervour. At Loutulim in south Goa, men wearing 'copel' or crowns of flowers and grass, sung traditional songs and danced to merry tunes before jumpi...
Human Induced Global Warming Drying Up Arctic Ponds
...rming is now taking its toll on the ancient Arctic ponds
as well, according to new study by a researcher fr...) deep and around several hundred feet across, the ponds
brim with moss, algae, fairy shrimp, and other organisms that need liquid water to live during the s...
Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains
...hat have restricted the floodplain. Many lakes and ponds
in east Delhi that used to get filled by the river's floodwaters dried up when they were cut off from the river by these bunds and housing or commercial complexes. India had worked on a Rs.10,000 million Yamuna Action Plan to improve the river and ...
Wearing Shorts, Sleeveless Clothes Could Make You Prone to Skin Cancer
...cities. But spending time boating, bathing in open ponds
and rivers is not good for the skin. Sunrays reflecting from the water are even more dangerous and helps the cause of skin cancer," Govil told IANS. The problem, she stressed, was that people don't cover themselves properly in the summer. Added K...
Ancient Worm Disease Could Be Eradicated Within Two Years, UN Agency Reports
...ltering water through fine-mesh cloth and treating ponds
with Abate, which kills water fleas. To contain infection, health workers clean the ulcer, gradually pulling out the worm, disinfecting and bandaging the lesion to prevent secondary bacterial infection. Infected people should be prevented from wading...
Cooling Temperatures Help Crucian Carp
...its brain healthy despite there being no oxygen in ponds
between February and April The study from Finlan...lesome neighbors: predators. But the predator-free ponds
where they live are inhospitable and require the fish to survive several months in only a few feet o...
Zoo Animal Succumbs to Avian Influenza in Germany
...cording to Brockmann wild birds that stayed on the ponds
last winter must have brought the virus into the zoo. Fears that other species, such as the lions, might eat dead birds and become infected exist among the staff at the zoo. After being assured that the virus does not spread through the air, visito...
Russia Initiates Mass Vaccination Of Poultry To Restrict Bird Flu
...of the bird flu vaccine to farms, located close to ponds
and other water sources. Such areas face an enhanced bird flu threat as migratory birds frequent it. It has been proposed to complete the project by July, this year. Domestic fowl would be vaccinated free of cost. The local farmers have been warned...
Malachite green adulteration in seafood exports
...EIA conducts monthly inspection of the aquaculture ponds
and each batch of frozen seafood products before exporting to other countries. Malachite green and microbial contamination is tested by EIA laboratories before certifying the product for export. Malachite green:Malachite green is an inexpensive and...
Bird Flu Alert In Jammu And Kashmir
... anywhere in inundated paddy fields, local village ponds
or in water logged areas. People have also been requested to avoid illegal trade of any nature of such birds....
Arsenic in drinking water
...water used to be collected from open dug wells and ponds
with little or no arsenic, but with contaminated water transmitting diseases such as diarrhoea, dysentery, typhoid, cholera and hepatitis. Programmes to provide "safe" drinking-water over the past 30 years have helped to control these diseases, but i...
Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases
...stricts. Some 120,000 fish have been introduced in ponds
and other water bodies to prevent the spread of mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite....