TIGR2ESS

Context: TIGR2ESS is a new, large-scale, multi-partner project that aims to define the requirements for a second, more sustainable Green Revolution, and to deliver this through a suite of research programmes, training workshops and educational activities. This will draw together a formidable network of partners from research, industry, government and Read More …

Solar storms and L1 point

Context: A group of researchers from Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, have, for the first time, figured out the conditions under which certain types of solar storms can flow towards the earth and affect its atmosphere. This is important because such storms contain charged particles travelling at very high speeds Read More …

CITES’ certificate to India for efforts in combating illegal wildlife trade

India has been awarded a certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Currently, 183 countries are signatory to the CITES. the award was given to WCCB for its efforts in conducting and coordinating Read More …

Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

A boost in levels of oxygen may have caused a three-fold increase in biodiversity during between 445 and 485 million years ago, a study has found. The explosion of diversity, recognised as the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, brought about the rise of various marine life, tremendous change across species families Read More …