Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: ocean

It took us 30 years to realise oceans need crisis management. 16 rules could save it

16 Blue Partnership Principles by the Chinese delegation at this year's UN Ocean Conference pave the way for multilateral management of ocean health.

Trade to tourism—oceans are key to Asian, Pacific economies. They need more than investment

Leaders of Aisa, Pacific nations attending the UN Ocean Conference must step up efforts to protect the ocean. Millions of lives depend on them.

The world has wronged its oceans, but 2022 can be the year for redemption, says UN

Steady abuse has turned our oceans into a breathless, acerbic mess. Its high time we turned to innovative solutions

Govt approves proposal to launch ‘deep ocean mission’ for resources, mineral study

Prakash Javadekar said the mission will study changes, if any, noticed due to climate change. An advanced marine station will also be set up for ocean biology under this mission.

Data is transforming the way we take care of the ocean. Here’s how

Our ability to measure and monitor the ocean is expanding exponentially, with the amount of ocean data collected accelerating through emerging technologies.

By 2050 there may be more plastic than fish in the sea. This 10-step plan can change that

Experts say 90% of coral reefs could soon be dead, waves of mass marine extinction may be unleashed & seas may be left overheated, acidified and lacking oxygen.

Coral reefs are rainforests of the sea. 44 countries of the world are ready to save them

Estimates indicate that coral reefs account for $2.7 trillion per year in ecosystem service value. And yet, we have lost 50 per cent of the world’s reefs.

Scientists used a robotic submarine to find out how much plastic the ocean floor has

There’s more than twice the amount of plastic on the ocean floor than on its surface.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.