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Humphead Wrasse

Environmental activists have called attention to the increasing instances of illegal fishing of the humphead wrasse fish in the waters of Hong Kong. About the Fish The humphead wrasse is a fish that dwells in the coral reefs. It is characterised by the presence of a ‘bump’ on its head. It can grow up to ..

Republic of Palau becomes world’s first nation to ban reef-killing toxic sunscreen

The Republic of Palau, an archipelago found in the western Pacific Ocean, has become the world’s first nation to ban the use of sunscreens that have been deemed harmful to coral reefs and ocean life. The ban, which will come into force by 2020, has been signed into law by the Palau government. These sunscreens ..

International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR 2018) held in Lakshadweep

The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR 2018) was held at Bangaram Island, Lakshadweep with theme “Reef for Life” from October 22-24. It was organised by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) in co-ordination with the local administration. The Conference highlighted the importance of coral reefs and the need for its ..

News Today January 3, 2010

Appointments:Tamilnadu State Public Services Commission Chairman: MR R SellamuthuMR R Sellamuthu has been appointed as Chairman of the State Public Service Commission. who appoints chairman of state public service commission?A chairman of a state public service commission is appointed for a period of six years under Article 316(1) of the Indian Constitution by the Governor ..