Chile Current Affairs, GK & News

Deadly algae kill 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile

Deadly algae have killed more than 4,000 tonnes of Salmon in Chile. The algal bloom in the water reduced the amount of oxygen suffocating the salmon fishes. Impacts More than eighteen salmon fish farms that produce 26% of world salmon have been affected. What are the reasons for the death of the Salmons? The presence ..

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68 Million Years Old Egg discovered from Antarctica

In 2011, on the Seymour Island of Antarctica, a group of scientists from South American Nation Chile discovered a fossil 200 meters away from the spot where the fossil of a 10-meter long Mosasaur (an ancient reptile) was unearthed. The fossil, since then was kept at a museum in Chile and was named ‘The Thing’ ..

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Birth of New Planets witnessed first time in human history

The SPHERE instrument of the Very Large Telescope has captured the birth of new planet in the AB Aurigae star system recently. This is the first time in human history the birth of a star is being witnessed. Highlights The birth of the new star was depicted by the European Southern Observatory. The image depicts ..

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Easter Island Statues

A man was arrested for ramming a truck into an Easter Island Statue which is considered as sacred and ‘a national monument’. Rapa Nui People The Easter Island Statues are attributed to the Rapa Nui people. They are aboriginal Polynesians who settled in the Easter Island between 300 and 1200 CE. Currently, their population is ..

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14,100 tonnes of the rare metal, Lithium Reserves found in India

The researchers at the India’s Atomic Energy Commission have found Lithium Reserves of 14,100 tonnes in Mandya. Mandya is 100 km away from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Being a very rare metal Lithium is mainly used in manufacturing batteries for electric vehicles. Highlights The reserves found is very little as compared to the world’s leading producers of ..

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