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Category: Nature

Perth As The ‘Path-Finder’

Remains of an ancient coral reef have recently been discovered in the Australian desert. Researchers have claimed that the height of this coral reef, consisting of limestone bedrock, was no […]

Owing To Low Water Levels

A centuries-old village was buried under a reservoir… Well, it was one day, when, all of a sudden, houses, neighbourhood and roads of the village became visible, as the reservoir […]

A ‘Delighting’ Drought, For Some

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC) has confirmed that Europe is experiencing most severe drought of the past 500 years, as nearly 47% of the European Union […]

On The ‘Carbon Sink’

The National Institute for Space Research (INPE), the space agency of Brazil, has reported that deforestation of the Amazon rainforest hit a new record in the first six months of […]

Combatting The Impacts Of Pollution

It may not be easy to make a completely plastic-free world in the near future. However, India took an important step on July 1, 2022 to combat worsening pollution, as […]

On Earth’s Oldest Known Wildfires

The Earth had experienced wildfires at a time when there were not many trees, but only little bushes, on its surface. Scientists recently found that the oldest wildfires had taken […]

Recognising Her Work & Legacy

American pioneering art historian Stella Kramrisch (May 29, 1896 – August 31, 1993) had arrived in India in 1922 at the invitation of great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore […]

Blot On The Landscape

In 1993, American astronomer, planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist and author Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) had mentioned that the Earth was not an insignificant […]