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NSG commandos, Marcos to guard G20 meet venue in Srinagar

This was decided in a meeting convened by additional director general of police (ADGP), Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar, on Tuesday, wherein inputs were also sought from the heads of various international agencies

Personnel of paramilitary forces patrol along the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday. (AFP)
Updated on May 03, 2023 11:16 PM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

U.P’s first fish repository comes up in Lucknow

A National Fish Museum and Repository with a collection of 1,900 fish species from across India is set to open on April 14 in Lucknow on the campus of the ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources. The institute said it is the first fish museum and repository in the state and has the largest collection of preserved fish. The museum will feature finfish and shellfish voucher specimens of freshwater, marine, and brackish water environments, and will be open to researchers, students, teachers, scientists, and the general public.

A view of the specimens at teh museum (Sourced)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 10:39 PM IST
ByAakash Ghosh, Lucknow

Marine heatwaves are sweeping seafloor around North America

A team of scientists with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have conducted the first assessment of marine heatwaves along North America's continental shelves.

Marine heatwaves have become about 50% more frequent over the past decade.(AP/Representative image)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 04:27 PM IST
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Marine predators, animals that are small, can fly perceive time fastest: Study

The study, which is the largest of its kind to date, analysed the rate at which over 100 animals perceive changes in the world -- known as temporal perception.

A dragon fly sits on a twig at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.(AFP )
Published on Jan 03, 2023 03:50 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Policies and People | Are marine heatwaves affecting India’s monsoons?

Research by Indian scientists shows there is a close link between marine heatwaves and atmospheric circulation and rainfall. To soften the impact of these changes, India must scale up its observation capacity and climate resilience efforts 

Marine heatwaves are periods of extremely high temperatures in the ocean, which leads to coral bleaching, seagrass destruction, and loss of kelp forests, affecting the fisheries sector adversely. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 06:22 PM IST
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