Permafrost Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The Zombie Fires in the Arctic region are becoming frequent. This says that the fire regimes in the Arctic are changing rapidly. These regions were once-frozen Tundra. What are Zombie Fires? A Zombie fire is a fire from a previous growing season. It can smolder (burn slowly with smoke and no flame) under the ground ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The NOAA stated that march 2019 for Alaska will be ranked the warmest once again for the 29th time since 2013. It is not only March, many more such months have witnessed warmer temperatures in Alaska since 1925. Usually the temperature should be -13 degree Celsius. But it was 35 degree Celsius. Alaska is one ..
Doomsday vault is a global seed reserve. With 4 months of daylight and 4 months of darkness, the place is the favourable to reserve seeds in case of apocalypse. It is built on permafrost which has several thich layers of ice harder than concrete. REcently cracks are found in the building. Scientists confirm that this ..
It has been found out that unusual weather patterns in Arctic Russia have resulted in the death of more than 80,000 reindeer due to starvation in the past 10 years. The death of reindeer was not found to be gradual. It is estimated that 20,000 reindeer have died in 2006 and 61,000 in 2013 due ..