Causes of Arctic Warming.

19 August 2022. Introduction: Researchers from Finnish Meteorological institute published their research regarding Arctic warming on August 11, 2022. As per the research, Arctic is heating up four times faster than other parts of the Earth. Heating is more concentrated in Eurasian part of the Arctic. In this part, Barents Sea and Norway are heating […]

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Start-up loan for Compostable Plastic.

18 August 2022. Introduction: Start-up loan of Rs 1.15 crores was approved by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh to commercialise “compostable” plastic. This move also seeks to eliminate the usage of Single Use Plastics (SUP). To commercialise the compostable plastic, Technology Development Board and M/s TGP Bioplastics Private Limited (Satara, Maharashtra) inked a Memorandum of […]

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India adds 11 more wetlands to its list of Ramsar sites.

16 August 2022. Introduction: In this 75th year of Independence, India has added 11 more wetlands in the Ramsar Sites list. Thus, total number of Ramsar sites in India stands at 75, covering an area of 13 lakh 26 thousand 677 Hectare. Highlights: Four sites have been added from Tamil Nadu, three from Odisha, two from […]

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