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Archipelagic Waters

UNCLOS III, which is the latest version of United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) covers all the vital issues regarding the maritime boundaries. This convention introduced a number of provisions and covered the most significant issues such as setting limits, navigation, archipelagic status and transit regimes, exclusive economic zones (EEZs), continental ..

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Antimatter

The term Antimatter has been much talked about during CERN Experiment on Higgs Boson. Antimatter is material composed of antiparticles, which possess the same mass as particles of ordinary matter but have opposite charge and quantum  spin. Antiparticles bind with each other to form antimatter in the same way that normal particles bind to form ..

Arribadas

Olive Ridley turtles are best known for their behavior of synchronized nesting in mass numbers, termed arribadas. The winter season is the mating and breeding season of these turtles. So accordingly, the fishing activities inside the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary and 20 kms off the shore are banned from November to May. The ban is enforced ..

African Grand Free Trade Area

African Grand Free Trade Area is a planned Cape-to-Cairo free trade zone that will encompass 26 countries, 525 million people and $1 trillion in output. If it comes to reality, it will be one of the largest free trade areas in the developing world. The 26-nation free trade area encompassing countries from Egypt to South ..

AVAHAN Project

Avahan is an India AIDS Initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A recent joint study carried by the IHME (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation), University of Washington, University of Hong Kong and the PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) discovered that “Avahan” productively slackened the transmission of HIV in INDIA. Avahan ..

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