Odisha rolls out conservation plan for Ganjam Slender Gecko

Source: Down To Earth What is the News? Odisha’s forest officials have announced measures to preserve the newly discovered tiny gecko species named Ganjam Slender Gecko. About Ganjam Slender Gecko Ganjam Slender Gecko is a tiny gecko species of the genus Hemiphyllodactylus. The species was first spotted within the premises of a temple at Humma… Continue reading Odisha rolls out conservation plan for Ganjam Slender Gecko

Three new plant Species in Western Ghats

News:Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered three new plant species in the evergreen forest patches of the southern end of the Western Ghats in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Facts: Eugenia sphaerocarpa: It belongs to the Myrtaceae or Rose apple family.It was found in the Malabar wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. Goniothalamus sericeus: It belongs to… Continue reading Three new plant Species in Western Ghats

4 new frog species found in Northeast after 14-year study

4 new frog species found in Northeast after 14-year study News: An Indian and British team of biologists have discovered four new species of horned frogs in the Northeast, ending a 15-year confusion on the amphibians’ nomenclature. Important Facts: This has been the result of a 14-year study that was a joint effort by Delhi… Continue reading 4 new frog species found in Northeast after 14-year study