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Climate Change: Japan sees the earliest Cherry Blossoms ever

The Japan Meteorological Agency recently announced that the Cherry Blossom season of Japan is in full bloom. Usually, the Cherry trees of Japan reach their full bloom in April. This time the Cherry Blossom has occurred ten days earlier. This is the first time the Cherry trees have bloomed this earlier in Japan. Previously, the ..

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World’s Largest Floating Solar Farms being built in Singapore

The largest floating solar farm of the world is being built in Singapore. The country has resorted to set up the energy plants off the coasts and reservoirs across it. Highlights This floating solar farm is being set up in the light that despite being one of the smallest countries across the world, it is ..

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How Warming Oceans affects Metabolism of Sharks?

The scientists in a recent study concluded that, the warming of worldwide oceans because of climate change may affect the metabolism of sharks. The scientists conducted the work in the New England Aquarium and studied “Epaulette Sharks” which live off the Australia and New Guinea. What did scientists find? In the recently conducted study, the ..

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UN calls for Scaling-up “Carbon Capture, Use and Storage” Technology

The United Nations report have called to scale up the carbon capture, use and storage in light with the Paris Agreement on Climate change which aims for the net-zero emissions goal in order to limit the global warming. Highlights The scaling-up “carbon capture, use & storage” (CCUS) technology comprises of the component like capturing the ..

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What is Sudden Stratospheric Warming?

The Southern India received excessively heavy rainfall (ten times the normal) between January 1, 2021 and January 17, 2021. This winter rain, according to the scientists, is due to sudden stratospheric warming that occurred in Arctic region. Sudden Stratospheric Warming The Sudden Stratospheric Warming is an event where the polar stratospheric temperature increases up to ..

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