Australia declares ‘La Nina weather event begins’.

 23 November 2021. Introduction: Weather bureau of Australia declared on November 23, 2021 that; a La Nina weather phenomenon had developed in Pacific Ocean for the second consecutive year. Highlights Development of this phenomenon will bring above average rainfall across central, north and east Australia. This event could boost wheat yields in Australia. In September […]

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IQAir: 94 of 100 most polluted cities in India, China, Pakistan.

23 November 2021. Introduction: According to air quality tracker “IQAir”, air pollution continues to present one of the biggest health hazards to people across the world. Highlights: Air Pollution contributes to around 7 million premature deaths per annum. Out of these deaths, 600000 are children. Air pollution is also estimated to cost global economy upwards of $2.9 […]

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Amazon Deforestation reaches 15 years high.

  20 November 2021. Introduction: As per official data published by National Institute for Space Research’s Prodes monitoring system, the area deforested in Amazon Forest of Brazil has reached a 15-year high. Highlights: There was a jump of 22 per cent as compared to year 2020. As per data, Brazilian Amazon lost 13235 square kilometres of rainforest in […]

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Swachh Survekshan -2021 awards.

20 November 2021. Introduction: President Ram Nath Kovind is set to honour around 342 cities that have been conferred star rating for being garbage-free and clean in ‘Swachh Survekshan 2021’. Highlights: Union ministry of housing & urban affairs (MOHUA) has been organising “Swachh Amrit Mahotsav” to felicitate the cities. Event will be organised at Vigyan […]

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