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Ice Age Woolly Rhino

A perfectly preserved woolly Rhinoceros was found by scientists in Yakutia in Russia. Where was the Ice Age Rhino found? The Ice Age Rhino was discovered on the bank of Tirekhtyakh river. What are findings about the Ice Age Rhinos? Most of the intestine of the Rhino was intact. Also, the Rhino had perfectly preserved ..

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What is Kamchatka Disaster?

The surfers of Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia recently complained of burning eyes, fever, throat ache and fear of losing sight. In hours after these complaints, millions of sea animals began to die in large numbers. Their bodies started to litter the beach in the region. These include seals, octopuses, sea urchins, crabs, stars and fish. ..

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India-France to launch Constellation of Maritime Surveillance Satellites

India and France are to launch a constellation of maritime surveillance satellites to monitor illegal spillage of oil in the Indian Ocean Region. Highlights In August 2020, the ISRO and the French Space Agency CNES agreed to develop and build a constellation of satellites. CNES is Centre National d’etudes spatiales, the National Centre for Space ..

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Indigenous People in Ecuador sue Government over Oil Spills

The indigenous people in Ecuador have sued their government and oil firms for the April oil spills into important rivers. About the Incident 2 oil pipelines had broken and leaked 15,000 barrel of crude oil into 2 of Ecuador’s most important rivers in early April. This is one the largest oil spills in the country ..

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New membrane to separate Oil and Water developed by IIT Guwahati

A team of researchers at IIT Guwahati have developed two new and distinct membranes which can be used for separating oil and water. These membranes can operate even in harsh conditions. What has happened? A team of researchers from the Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati have developed new and improved membranes that can be used ..

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