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New species of cannibal scorpions – Bangalore Mirror

By Deepthi Sanjiv, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | December 9, 2015 Three researchers from Maharashtra working in Bengaluru have described a new species of scorpion from the Western Ghats During a field study for the Indian tarantula project supported by the Rufford Foundation and Department of Science and Technology, three scientists Zeeshan A Mirza and Rajesh V Sanap from the National centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bengaluru and Amod M Zambre from the centre …

Woolly mammoth skin’s living cells could help bring the beast back to life 

… Islands were ‘the centre of the mammoth continent’ at the time. He said:  ‘One of the world’s greatest concentrations of mammoth remains is here, so we deliberately chose this area to carry out the research.’ To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Woolly mammoth skin’s living cells could help bring the beast back to life | Daily Mail Online …

UWA to restock wildlife reserves with black rhinoceros

… sector is recognized in the National Development Plan and Vision 2040 as one of the fastest growing service sector and a major foreign exchange earner, there has been limited strategic planning and investment and inadequate mainstreaming of tourism in all government activities to boost the sector. The three day conference was attended by dignitaries from Rhino Fund Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Education centre (UWEC), Makerere University, NEMA, Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) and African Wildlife …

Herbarium’s team looks out for new and disappearing species

… Singapore and donated to the Gardens around 1879. While the dried specimen might not be much to look at, it is one reason Singapore has been feted as a leading centre of tropical plant research. After the Gardens was founded in 1859, its herbarium was set up in 1875 to collect, document and preserve plants in the region. It has amassed a vast collection of about 750,000 dried plant specimens and 15,000 plant samples preserved in alcohol, making it a crucial stop for botanists seeking to …