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Earth Day

April 22nd, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day. The theme for the 2020 event is climate change. About The Earth Day is an annual event to create awareness about environmental protection, observed on April 22nd. The observance started in 1970 after 20 million people took to the streets to protest the environmental ..

China-US Climate Change Cooperation

The two biggest polluters of the world China and US have agreed to work together in tackling climate change issues. They recently issued a joint statement that they will work together to uphold Paris Agreement. The announcement comes days before the Earth Day Leaders Summit. The announcement was made after Kerry, the former US Secretary ..

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September 21: World Peace Day

Every year, the World Peace Day is celebrated on September 21. The day is also called International Day of Peace. It is celebrated by the United Nations and also by the other world organisations. Highlights The World Peace Day was first established by the United Nations in 1981. It was dedicated to peace education by the ..

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April 22: World Earth Day

Every year World Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. The day is celebrated to demonstrate environmental protection. It is being celebrated since 1970. This year the World Earth Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Climate Action Highlights On the World Earth Day, 2016, the famous Paris Agreement was signed by more than 120 ..

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Study on Rudist Clams

Scientists recently studied an ancient molluscan (Torreites sanchezi) fossil to estimate the length of day, 70 million years ago. Torreites sanchezi The Torreites sanchezi is a species of molluscan (shelled animal) that belongs to an extinct group of clams called the rudist clams. They lived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 70 million years ago. ..

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Earth Day 2019

Earth Day 2019 observed on 22nd April 2019 marks the 49th annual Earth Day. Earth Day 2019 is observed with the theme Protect Our Species. The theme Protect Our Species aims to highlight that nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species. But unfortunately, human beings have irrevocably upset the balance of nature. ..

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