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The United Nations climate science panel, in a major report, warned that climate change is upon us and humanity is not prepared for it. The report noted that over half of the world’s population was already exposed to increasingly hazardous climate impacts and called for massive action. Overview: The report stated that by 2040, climate ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The global startup ecosystem map Startupblink has released its latest 2019 Startup Ecosystem Ranking. In it, India has been ranked 17th out of 100 countries, based on the strength of its startup ecosystem. The index is topped by United States, followed by UK, Canada, Israel, and Australia. The ranking is carried out on the basis ..
India has recorded a marginal increase in forest cover, according to the India State of Forest Report 2017. Draft National Forest Policy, 2018 calls for increasing forest cover, involving communities in forest management, and creating plantations for industrial use. People’s biodiversity registers Forest cover had increased in India by 0.21% in 2017 from 2015, and that ..
Blue carbon refers to the carbon captured by living organisms in oceans and stored in the form of biomass and sediments from mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses. The International Blue Carbon Initiative is a coordinated, global program focused on mitigating climate change through the conservation and restoration of coastal and marine ecosystems. The Blue Carbon Initiative focuses ..
Topics: Aquatic ecology • Biological oceanography • Blue carbon • Carbon capture and sequestration • Chemical oceanography • Ecosystems • Mangrove • Marine ecosystem • Nature • Oceanography • Physical geography • Seagrass
India has been ranked 37th out of 125 countries in global startup ecosystem in 2017, according to latest report released by global startup ecosystem map Startupblink. The Startupblink is a global startup ecosystem map with tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. The list was topped by the United States, followed by ..
As per latest India State of Forest Report 2011, amongst all the Indian states, MP has the maximum Forest Cover area in country. As per latest India State of Forest Report 2011: Geographical area of the country is under Forest and Tree cover: 23.81% i.e. 78.29 million hectare Madhya Pradesh has 11.24% of the total ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012