Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicGreat barrier reef

Topic: great barrier reef

Stay at home and map the Great Barrier Reef, one photo at a time

The Great Reef Census is asking the global community to help assess the health of Australia’s coral reef system.

2 IIT Bombay students discovered the asteroid that flew closest to Earth

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Fossilised footprints reveal crocodile ancestors walked on two feet

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Great Barrier Reef faces third bleaching event & world’s oldest salamander in Siberia

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Dead coral reefs could be revived by playing sounds of healthy reefs, finds study

The research, published in Nature Communications, says playing sounds of healthy reefs lure fish — which are extremely important for coral reefs to function — back to dead reefs.

Global Pulse: A brutal stand-up set at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner scandalised guests 

Comedian Michelle Wolf's performance at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner has sparked a debate on free speech, polarising opinion among journalists and the political establishment

Global Pulse: A breakthrough on the Korean peninsula is on the horizon

On Thursday, North Korea withdrew a long-standing demand for the United States to withdraw its forces from South Korea in exchange for denuclearization.

Adani abandons 2020 target date to begin mining coal in Australia

Lenders from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to three of China’s largest banks have ruled out providing loans for the project.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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