The Earth’s protective ozone layer, which shields the planet from harmful ultraviolet radiation, is on track to recover within four decades, according to a scientific assessment conducted by a panel of experts and backed by the United Nations. The findings, ..
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed every year on September 16. Key points International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is also known as World Ozone Day. It is observed to raise awareness ..
At its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) marked its 50-year anniversary. Participants pledged to rally behind the idea of a green and inclusive future. Overview: In the recently concluded UN Environment Assembly 175 countries supported ..
Recently, a study was published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology that some microbes that are found on Earth might temporarily survive on the Mars. Highlights This study is significant for the success of future MARS missions. The endurance of ..
The International Day for the preservation of the ozone layer which is also known as the World Ozone day is being observed today on September 16, 2020. Theme for 2020 edition is- “Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer ..
The Research Centre Imarat (RCI) of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) has developed Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitizer (DHRUVS). Highlights The RCI of DRDO based in Hyderabad has developed a Ultra Violet Cabinet to sanitize mobile phones, laptops, iPads, passbooks, challans ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020