Ambaranaya river oil spill Current Affairs, GK & News
What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster?
It has been eleven years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. The explosion that occurred in the rig on April 20, 2010, killed eleven people. What is Deepwater Horizon Disaster? After two days of the explosion, oil continued to spill from the pipe for eighty-seven days. This released 377,514 ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Ambaranaya river oil spill • Disaster • Marine pollution • oil rig • Oil spill
Oil Spill in the Arctic region of Russia
Russia declared state of emergency after oil spilled into Ambarnaya river. The surface of the river turned crimson red. Highlights The Ambarnaya river slows into environmentally sensitive Arctic Ocean. The Thermoelectric power plant located at Norilsk has been built on a permafrost. The permafrost has weakened due to climate change and increase in temperature. This ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Ambaranaya river oil spill • Emergency • Environment • Oil Spills