Landmark review for biodiversity by Indian-British economist Partha Dasgupta acknowledges the world is losing nature at an unprecedented rate.
The film festival is organized jointly by Birds Club International Jayaraj foundation and aims at bringing ecologically conscious filmmakers together to showcase their creations.
Jayachandran Kadampanad had undertaken a trip across the state under the auspices of the state Haritha mission, singing folk music, promoting nature conservation.
The finding is said to be an important step toward the development of a detailed chemical model of how the first life forms originated on Earth.
The Bengaluru civic body is pooling in resources worth around Rs 100 crore of which 50 per cent will be secured from Chief Minister's Nagarotthana grants.
Forest department officials had to struggle for over seven hours to rescue the animals from the well at Bommanapalli village.
The field guide covers all mammals, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles and amphibians of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
A visitor to the trail on a good birding day can see on average from 25 to 35 different species of birds.
Pampanal waterfall is a less popular adventurous spot which attracts tourists from far and near in the monsoon season
Heatwaves and droughts will pose the greatest threat in the next decade, as temperatures continue to rise due to heat-trapping gases, experts said.