Category Archives: BIODIVERSITY

Agriculture Started in West Asia 23,000 Years Ago?

Researchers believe agriculture was “invented” some 10-12,000 years ago in the Cradle of Civilization — Iraq, the Levant, parts of Turkey and Iran — an area that was home to some of the earliest known human civilizations. A new discovery … Continue reading

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A Garden With a Canon!!

Botanical Garden in Ooty has its own canon. We v.isited it on 7th and were amused by its beauty,variety and upkeep. It has a fossil tree, and a variety of artifacts and flowers. It was laid out in 1848. The … Continue reading

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Iraq’ Venice where People Live in Floating Houses

Iraq is colorful. In Tigris-Euprates marshland people live in floating houses. Some tribes live here. They do fishing here. These hoses are build easily , in 2-3 days. The population consisted of several tribes that had developed a beautiful, eco-friendly … Continue reading

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India Gets to Mars on the First Try – MOM’s the Word(link)

Dear Readers A fellow blogger has written a very good post on India’s Mars Mission and commented on my previous post. Here I am giving a brief introduction of the post and a link to the post.Please read in the … Continue reading

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Satellite Reveals Indonesia’s Fast Dwindling Forests

Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a treasure of biodiversity and also a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than thought, scientists said. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia lost around 6.02 million hectares of primary forest, … Continue reading

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Fossil of World’s Biggest-ever Flying Bird discovered

Science Daily reports  that scientists have identified the fossilized remains of an extinct giant bird that could be the biggest flying bird ever found. read here

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