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India & Denmark conform to work together on Green Fuels

Facebook Twitter Instagram Last week, India and Denmark agreed to initiate joint research and development on ‘Green Fuels’ A statement from Science and Technology Ministry mentioned, the specific focus of the discussion, was green solutions of the future-strategy for investment in green research, technology, and innovation. The progress of on-going projects being enforced in areas …

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Race towards Net Zero

Facebook Twitter Instagram Forests are considerably important to mitigate the challenges of climate change despite this fact India is witnessing enormous degradation of forests and deforestation. State forests report infers; every year on average nearly 1.57 lakh hectares of forests are degraded mainly due to anthropogenic pressures including encroachment, grazing, fire, and since 1980, 1.5 …

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Ranthambore tigers at risk of extinction

Facebook Twitter Instagram Biologists in Bengaluru reported that in small isolated forests like Ranthambhore, the tiger population is at risk of being wiped out due to inbreeding practices. National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) states that Ranthambore is the only source population of the big cats in the Ranthambore – Mukundra – Kuno – Shivpuri – …

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World on track for 2.7°C temp rise this century

Facebook Twitter Instagram World on track for 2.7°C temp rise this century United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warns that the century will see a rise of 2.7°C. The 2.7°C breaches the Paris Agreement’s target of 2°C and therefore the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been warning of catastrophic consequences if the earth is …

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vultures-living in the domain of nature

Facebook Twitter Instagram VULTURES- LIVING IN THE DOMAIN OF NATURE Around eight critically endangered oriental white backed vultures were released into the wild from the Jatayu Conservation and Breeding Centre (JCBC). “The oriental white backed vultures that were released in the wild are residential birds and not migratory,  so they largely stay within a radius …

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28% of 138000 assessed species faced extinction-iucn

Facebook Twitter Instagram Habitat loss, overexploitation, illegal trade, and poaching and hunting have hammered global wildlife populations for decades, and climate change is now kicking in as a direct threat as well. Frequent wildfires in South Australia have shown a decline in koala population, migratory birds are decreasing in India’s Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary with subsequent …

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greenland ice melting incident

Facebook Twitter Instagram Greenland, world’s largest island located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, has 3⁄4 of its surface area covered with a permanent ice sheet, which is under threat because of climate change. Last week Saturday for the first and foremost time on America’s National Science Foundation record, the summit of Greenland received rain …

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kinnaur landslide

Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin With the upcoming of monsoon season during July- August month, the incidents of landslides increases in North India causing fatal destruction. Recently, a devastating landslide at Kinnaur , Himachal Pradesh claimed more than 28 lives. Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) arrived on time to rescue peoples who got buried into the debris. Meteorologist …

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