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World Rhino Day 2022: History, Significance, Theme, and interesting facts about the Large Mammal

Sep 22, 2022
Every 22nd of September is celebrated as World Rhino Day over the globe. This day marks the importance to protect and conserve the five species of rhino on the edge of extinction. Read all about World Rhino day here.

Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

Sep 5, 2022
Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Strongest Global Storm 2022: What is Super Typhoon 'Hinnamnor' & its effects?

Sep 1, 2022
The world’s strongest typhoon is extending to Japan. Hinnamnor is a category 5 Super Typhoon with a wind speed of 160 mph winds and 915 mb pressure. Read and know all the details about the Super Typhoon and its effect all over the globe.

EXPLAINED: What Is Europe’s Great Drought? Is It Worst In 500 Years?

Aug 24, 2022
The torrid summer heat may lead to the worst drought in Europe in at least 500 years. Superpowers, the US and China, are too facing drought. Know what the Global Drought Observatory Report says about the Europe drought.

What are cloudbursts and why they are becoming more common in places like Amarnath?

Jul 11, 2022
According to the Director-General of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutunjay Mohapatra, a cloudburst is a small-scale event it takes place over hilly areas in the Himalayas or in the Western Ghats. Check what are the causes of cloudburst?

When is Endangered Species Day 2022 observed?

May 20, 2022
Endangered Species Day 2022: It is observed every year on the third Friday in May and is the 17th annual celebration across the world. This year, it will be celebrated on May 20. Take a look at the history, celebration, significance, and more of the day.    

Cyclone Asani: Who Named It, Latest Updates & All You Need To Know

May 9, 2022
Asani is a cyclonic storm originating in the Bay of Bengal which would hit the Easter Coastal Plains of India, mainly the regions of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Check all the latest updates of this storm below. 

What is Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and what does its latest report on climate change say?

Apr 5, 2022
IPCC is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations that assesses human-induced climate change. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, IPCC is composed of 195-member states. Read the key findings of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) released in April 2022. 

What is Grassland Ecosystem?

Feb 14, 2022
Grassland Ecosystem: It is also known as a transitional landscape and is also known by different names in different regions of the world like steppes in Europe and Asia, pampas in South America, Veldt in South Africa, and Downs in Australia. Check below for the components, functions, and economic importance of the Grassland Ecosystem.

National Energy Conservation Day 2021: Theme, History, Significance, and Key Facts

Dec 14, 2021
National Energy Conservation Day 2021: It is observed on 14 December to spread awareness about the importance of energy and the need of conserving energy by using less energy. Know about the theme, history, and significance of the day.  

What is O-SMART Scheme?

Dec 7, 2021
O-SMART Scheme: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by PM Modi has approved the continuation of the O-SMART on 24 November 2021 for the 2021-26 period at a cost of Rs. 2,177 crores. Check objectives, sub-schemes, major components, significance, and milestones achieved.

What is Cryogenic Technology? All about ISRO's biggest cryogenic propellant tank

Dec 2, 2021
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, HAL has delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) made by it to the Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO. Take a look at what is cryogenic technology, its history, how it came to India, its fundamentals here

Botanical Gardens in India: Complete List Here

Nov 26, 2021
The Botanical Gardens are dedicated places for the conservation and exhibition of different varieties of plants and trees. In this article, check the list of the Botanical Gardens in India along with their location. 

World's Largest Solar Park: All About Bhadla Solar Power Plant in India

Nov 18, 2021
Bhadla Solar Power Plant is the Largest Solar Plant in the country and the world. India has been listed in the largest solar energy producers list by the USA Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. Check all details about the largest solar park in the world below. 

Explained: What is the major difference between 1.5°C and 2°C Global Warming?

Nov 8, 2021
Earth's warming or global warming has been a bigger than ever issue now that the global temperatures have been seeing a rise in mercury. You would be amazed to know there would be a lot of difference in the state of the planet when there would be a rise of 1.5°C and 2°C
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