Sphaerotheca varshaabhu is a newly discovered species of burrowing frog from urban Bengaluru.

Air quality

Bengaluru
11 Aug 2020

For years, chemicals in pesticides were thought to be the culprits, leading to the mass death of insects. Now, a new study has found that toxic pollutants in the air are equally responsible for this misery. Much like in humans, polluted air is affecting the survival, behaviour, health and genes of pollinating insects, honey bees in this case.

 

Bengaluru
26 Mar 2019

Researchers estimate that half of these deaths, resulting in India and China, can be prevented.