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2018 – Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity

International Day for Biological Diversity The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the

Severe Weather Warning: Ministry of Earth Science

India Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warning for the five days as below: 07 April (Day 1):♦  Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Meghalaya. ♦ Thunderstorm accompanied with squall and hail very likely at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and

Seasonal Outlook for the Temperatures during the Hot Weather Season

Highlights Upcoming Hot Weather Season (April to June-AMJ) is expected to have the above normal sub-divisional average seasonal temperatures (maximum, minimum and mean) over most of the meteorological sub-divisions of the country except the subdivisions of eastern, east central and southern parts for the country

The Great Pacific Garbage is getting bigger: New Report

The Pacific Ocean is being treated like a giant dumpster — and it’s starting to look like one, too. A “floating” island of trash dubbed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) now stretches 600,000 square miles, according to a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports. It’s more