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Posts tagged ‘Biodiversity’

Aquatic invasive fish: A major threat to Indian biodiversity

By Ratna Ghosal
The suckermouth catfish, a native to South America and a popular aquarium species, has spread into the open waters in several states like Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal. These catfish have a hard external armor and are highly oxygen tolerant, with no value as a food fish and face no predation pressure in the introduced range.

In The Name of Heritage and Culture

By Sadiq Zafar
With crumbling and decaying sewage infrastructure, unchecked sewer outfalls and haphazard informal growth, violation of environmental norms and encroachment on the floodplain, Yamuna still struggles to find a place in the city’s imagination.