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ZSI: Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds

The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) recently published the “Birds of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve” in which ZSI highlighted that the Indian Sunderbans is home to 428 species of birds. About Indian Sunderbans It is a mangrove area in the Delta formed by the rivers Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna in the Bay of Bengal. It ..

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What is “Blue Jet Lightning”?

The Scientists from the International Space Station (ISS) have observed a bright-blue lightning bolt that is shooting upward from the thunderclouds. Such blue jets are hard to observe from the ground because the electrical discharges emerge from the tops of thunderclouds. But from space, one can easily observe the phenomenon. Highlights The instrument at the ..

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What is Sudden Stratospheric Warming?

The Southern India received excessively heavy rainfall (ten times the normal) between January 1, 2021 and January 17, 2021. This winter rain, according to the scientists, is due to sudden stratospheric warming that occurred in Arctic region. Sudden Stratospheric Warming The Sudden Stratospheric Warming is an event where the polar stratospheric temperature increases up to ..

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What is Great Green Wall Initiative?

The Great Green Wall for Sahel and Sahara Initiative recently received 14 billion USD funds at the recent One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. The funding is to be used to restore degraded land, strengthen resilience, create green jobs and protect biodiversity. Among the financiers, the World Bank has committed 5 billion USD, African Development Bank ..

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Tropical Rain Belt: Climate Change to alter its position

The researchers from the University of California recently predicted that the future climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt. This might threaten food security for billions of people. Key Findings According to the study, the shift of the tropical rain belt over the Indian Ocean and Eastern Africa will result ..

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