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The largest great ape to ever live went extinct because of climate change, study finds – Times of India

[ad_1] WASHINGOTN: An ancient species of great ape was likely driven to extinction hundreds of thousands of years ago when climate change put their favorite fruits out of reach during dry seasons, scientists reported Wednesday. The species Gigantopithecus blacki, which once lived in southern China, represents the largest great ape …

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Clones of key plantation species developed to boost afforestation and agroforestry | India News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Dehradun-based apex national forestry research institution of the environment ministry has developed and released 74 clones and varieties of plantation tree species to improve yield, quality and productivity to meet the domestic demand of wood-based industries and also to increase the carbon sequestration and storage potential of …

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