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Indians Scientists identifies a new species of primate wasp from genus Kudakrumia in Goa

Indians Scientists has recently identified a new species of primate wasp from the genus Kudakrumia in Goa. The new species was collected in the forests of Western Ghats. The wasp, which is dubbed as Kudakrumia rangnekari, was named after Goa-based researcher Parag Rangnekar. Rangnekar is the author of a book “Butterflies of Goa”, which is ..


Study on the South West Monsoon by the IIT Bombay: Key Findings

A team led by Prof. Subimal Ghosh from the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay had undertaken a comprehensive study on south west monsoon. The findings of the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters include the following: The dense vegetation in the Western Ghats determines the amount of rainfall that ..


UN assigns ‘World Heritage Site’ status to the Western Ghats

1600-km long India’s Western Ghats mountain chain, which possesses forests older than the Himalaya Mountains, has been added to list of world heritage sites by the UN. UNESCO held that the Western Ghats mountain chain is discerned as one of the world’s 8 hottest hotspots of biological diversity. The World Heritage Committee meets once a ..