Kerala: Identification of New Marine Species.

26 March 2022. Introduction: A new Carangid species has been identified by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) from the Indian coast of Kerala. Overview: This newly identified fish belongs to the group named ‘queen fish’. The scientific name of this fish is Scomberoides pelagicus. In the local language this fish is called ‘pola […]

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Wildlife Conservation Bond

26 March 2022. Introduction: The world’s first wildlife bond has been issued by the World Bank, raising USD 150 million that will partly be used for the conservation of South Africa’s black rhinos. Overview: The Wildlife Conservation Bond is the world’s first-of-its-kind financial instrument that is outcome-based and will be channelling investments to conserve black […]

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Study: Fish in Great Barrier Reef Fading .

 26 March 2022. Introduction: Due to climate change, the oceans are heating up and corals are continuing to bleach which is causing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef’s fish communities to fade and lose their colour, according to a new study. Overview: This study has been published in Global Change Biology. Dr Hemingson at James Cook University, […]

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UN-WMO Goal for Climate Early Warning Systems.

24 March 2022. Introduction: A project has been announced by the United Nations to put every individual on the planet in early weather-warning systems range within the next five years as natural disasters have grown frequent and more powerful due to the effects of climate change. Overview: Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, announced this project in […]

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Cyclone Asani.

22 March 2022. Introduction: The name of the new cyclone that is forming on the Bay of Bengal has been named ‘Asani’. The cyclone seems to be carrying thunderstorms for the eastern coast of India which includes West Bengal, Odisha, etc. Overview: Meteorologists have predicted that the cyclone will move towards the north. The name […]

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