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Snakes have Ability to Find their Home: Study

Snakes have Ability to Find their Home: Study

A new study has found that Burmese pythons are very good at finding their way home. Researchers came to know about the ability of the snakes after conducting the study on six pythons caught from South Florida's Everglades National Park. All the snakes were fitted with radio transmitters under their skins. And then, they were released up to 24 miles from where they were caught.

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Asia and Africa could be hit by Storm Surge Flooding

Asia and Africa could be hit by Storm Surge Flooding

A study has been carried out estimating the damage that could be faced by coastal regions from storm surge flooding in the 21st century. The study led by the Berlin-based think-tank Global Climate Forum (GCF) and researchers from the University of Southampton has found that massive damage is expected to take place in these regions.

Global average storm-led-damages could witness a rise from around 10 to 40 billion dollars per year today to about 100 billion per year by the end of the century.

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Increase in Risk of Strong Tropical Cyclones in East Asia

Increase in Risk of Strong Tropical Cyclones in East Asia

Researchers claim that East Asia is at high risk of intense tropical cyclones over the past 30 years. Because of rising sea surface temperatures and the strong local atmospheric circulation system, the coastlines of China, Korea and Japan had faced strong storms.

The evolution of Pacific tropical cyclones between 1977 and 2010 enclosed in five separate data sets has been analyzed by Prof. Chang-Hoi Ho, from Seoul National University and his team. They believe that increase in sea surface temperatures is basically caused by greenhouse gas emissions.

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Type-2 Diabetes Witness Significant Rise in Asia

Type-2 Diabetes Witness Significant Rise in Asia

Type-2 diabetes incidents have increased by a significant number in Asia. There are a number of factors that has been causing a rise in the diabetes cases.

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Certain Folk Tales have Common Source of Origin: Study

Certain Folk Tales have Common Source of Origin: Study

A research has taken place in which study researchers have talked about a fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood. The tale has a number of versions, but study researchers are of the view that stories like this have originated from a common source.

They affirmed the same when they got to know that similar stories were prevalent in countries Africa, Asia and Korea. The story is about a young girl who always red cape and of a bad wolf.

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Moon, Two Planets and Libra Star would appear after Sunset

Moon, Two Planets and Libra Star would appear after Sunset

This Monday would witness the Moon, two planets and Libra star after sunset. All across the globe, these entities of Solar system would dazzle our eyes.

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Royal Tiger Poaching Soaring in Asia

Royal Tiger Poaching Soaring in Asia

Population of Asia has been exploding but it seems that 93% of the animal in the region has been destroyed. This is the reason that the big cats have been attacking humans and cattle. So, villagers in some regions have retaliated by shooting the big cats.

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Cashmere Demand Threatening Endangered Snow Leopards

Cashmere Demand Threatening Endangered Snow Leopards

A new report has claimed that the endangered snow leopards are being threatened by the huge demand for cashmere across the globe.

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