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Antarctica Icefish Breeding Colony

The deep sea scientists have found an icefish breeding colony in the Weddell sea of Antarctica. The scientific name of the icefish is Neopagrtopsis ionah. About the discovery The species was discovered in February 2021. However, their breeding nests were discovered recently. About the Ice Fish The blood of the ice fish is transparent in ..

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COP26’s First Major Deal

In the COP26 climate summit’s first major deal, on November 2, 2021, 100 world leaders are set to make promise to end and reverse deforestation by 2030. Highlights Brazil will be among the signatories. In Brazil stretches of the Amazon rainforest have been cut down. The pledge includes around $19.2bn of public and private funds. ..

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US List of ‘Countries of concern’ on climate

The United States categorised India as a ‘country of concern’ on climate in the assessment of the American Intelligence Community in its report called “National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on climate”. Highlights India was put in this category along with 10 other countries namely, Afghanistan, Haiti, Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Iraq, North Korea, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. ..

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The State of Climate Services 2021: Water report

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its new report titled “The State of Climate Services 2021: Water” on October 5, 2021. Key findings of report According to WHO, climate change increases the risk of water-related hazards such as floods and droughts. Climate change will also increase the number of people affected by water scarcity. As ..

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WMO Report: Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a new report titled “Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development: Demonstrating the Interconnections” on September 22, 2021. Highlights of the report Release of the WMO report coincides with the annual session of United Nations General Assembly and the opening of the SDG Action Zone, dedicated to accelerating action on ..

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