Mountain Ranges in India

No other nation in the world can be compared with India's stupendous glory. From holy rivers to tranquil lakes to magnificent waterfalls to verdant valleys to lush green canopies and to...

5 reasons why biodiversity is a big deal | MNN

"Biodiversity as a whole forms a shield protecting each of the species that together compose it, ourselves included." — E.O. Wilson, "Half-Earth" Earth is teeming with life, from huge blue whales...

Biologists launch ‘moonshot’ plan to sequence the DNA of every living thing on Earth...

Back in 1976, scientists completed the first sequencing of a genome, a relatively small genome of 3,569 base pairs belonging to the single-stranded RNA virus Bacteriophage MS2. Since then, scientists...

Lost Indian Worlds

Indian tribesThe main focus of this article is to outline some historical and esoteric subjects related to the area of the Amazon, where is the presence of many native tribes, some...

International Law And The Right To A Healthy Environment As A Jus Cogens Human...

I. JURISPRUDENTIAL BACKGROUND AND THEORETICAL ISSUESTo date, traditional international law does not consider human environmental rights to a clean and healthy environment to be a jus cogens human right. Jus cogens ("compelling...

Drone reveals ‘extinct’ Hawaiian flower growing on remote cliff | MNN

Hawaii is known as the "extinction capital of the world," a reference to the dramatic loss of the islands' native wildlife, largely due to invasive species and habitat degradation. As...

How WildArk is saving biodiversity, one safe haven at a time | MNN

Land conservation is a big job, but one small not-for-profit group isn't deterred by the size of the task. WildArk is taking big swings to protect as much of the Earth's...

Ecotourism – Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

Eco-tourismResponsible tourism means all tourism directly dependent on the use of natural life e.g. wildlife and landscape. Nature based tourism include eco-tourism and mass tourism. Uncontrolled mass tourism continues to contribute...

International IP Rights Regarding Plants Native To India: Texmati = Basmati?

I. IntroductionIn the age of global markets and the resulting development of international intellectual property rights, conflicts arise between industrialized nations seeking to develop new products from plants, and developing nations...

Villagers in remote rainforest village save their community with help from WildArk | MNN

For months, members of the Tuke community in Papua New Guinea had watched the destruction around their village in the Nakanai Mountains of New Britain. Lush forests that had surrounded ancestral...

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