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211 New Species Found in Eastern Himalayas, Walking Fish Tops (Video)

In an initiative, WWF found 211 exciting species including waking blue fish, a frog with blue eyes and a monkey that sneezes as part of its 6-year-long survey of the Eastern Himalayas covering the Northeast region as well. The WWF Living Himalayas Initiative in its final report “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland” said there are 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, ...

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Ocean Economy: Our ocean wealth worth $24 trillion, says WWF

Ocean assets such as fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism are worth $24 trillion and produce an annual value of $2.5 trillion from their outputs, says a latest report by the conservation group World Wide Fund (WWF). The report titled “Reviving the Ocean Economy” attempts to estimate the value of the oceans and proposes steps for its safeguarding. “If the oceans ...

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