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  • Genetic profile of mithun reveals unique traits

    Genetic profile of 'mithun' reveals unique traits

    New Delhi (ISW) - Mithun, often called 'cattle of the mountains', is rare cattle species reared in the subtropical rain forests of Northeastern hilly regions of India. A new study on its genetic profiling has revealed certain unique traits, which sci...

    24 July 2018 10:57 AM GMT
  • DNA barcoding may help conserve fish biodiversity in NE India

    DNA barcoding may help conserve fish biodiversity in NE India

    New Delhi (ISW): Unsustainable use of fishery resources and declining fish diversity are matters of grave concern. The identification and cataloguing fishes is necessary for conservation of endangered species. Such efforts may also help in restricting...

    18 Jun 2018 5:44 AM GMT
  • Western Ghats biodiversity is a significant source of moisture for monsoon

    Western Ghats biodiversity is a significant source of moisture for monsoon

    Pune (ISW)) - The mountain range that runs along the west coast of peninsular India from Tamil Nadu through Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa to Maharashtra is known as the Western Ghats and is very well known for its majestic beauty. It is also among the to...

    7 May 2018 4:46 AM GMT
  • TN deploying artificial reefs to save sinking islands

    TN deploying artificial reefs to save sinking islands

    Chennai - India is amongst the 16 countries at 'extreme risk' of global warming and some of its islands could disappear with the sea level rise in the times to come. But Tamil Nadu has hit upon a novel idea to protect vulnerable islands on its coast...

    3 Aug 2017 12:38 PM GMT
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