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Environment Watch- Coral Story


Mapping of Coral Reef:- Background:- PROVe, The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), developed by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), maps the coral reefs in Andaman & Nicobar Island. Details:- Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India are the hot-spots of biodiversity with their unique Coral Reef bio-reserve. In recent decades, they have been under constant threat due to global warming and sea level rise. Coral reef biodiversity at Andaman region, roughly around 11,000 sq.km., was seriously affected during the 2004 Tsunami event and also are undergoing the stress from the increasing sea surface temperature. Currently, there is no mechanism other than Scuba [...]

Environment Watch- Coral Story2017-02-13T21:54:26+05:30

20 and 21 Apr 2016


Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015 Background:- The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister   gave its approval to move official amendments in the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015. Details :- […]

20 and 21 Apr 20162016-04-28T21:15:40+05:30