Wildlife-&-Environment

Wild chimps have long life spans: Study
Wildlife-&-Environment

Wild chimps have long life spans: Study

Wild chimpanzees can lead surprisingly long lives under the right ecological conditions, according to a new study of a large community of our close primate relatives. These findings are important for understanding the evolution of chimpanzee and hominin life histories, the researchers said. The study establishes an average life expectancy […]

Green Eco: Saving 2 tigers gives more value than Mangalyaan!
Wildlife-&-Environment

Green Eco: Saving 2 tigers gives more value than Mangalyaan!

Comparing tigersand Mangalyaan may seem bizarre but a new bio-economic analysis throws up interesting statistics, saving two big cats gives more value than the cost of India’s much-hyped maiden mission to Mars.In a one-of-its-kind analysis, an Indo-Australian team of scientists has published a paper titled ‘Making the hidden visible: Economic valuation of tiger […]