Unchecked Ocean Acidification May Cause Mass Extinction

There has been a looming threat to our marine life which oceanographers, across the globe, have been monitoring closely in recent years. The increasing carbon emission from the anthropogenic activities and the growing human population has led to a new phenomenon called ocean acidification. On a pH scale, zero is most acidic and 14 isRead More

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Extreme Air Pollution Threatens the Lives of Millions of Indians Each Year

Come autumn and winter, many parts of India struggle with the noxious air quality and stifling smog which lingers in the sky. Being home to seventeen per cent of the population of the world, the ongoing air quality crisis in India threatens the lives of over a million Indians every year. While city dwellers, likeRead More

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Noise Pollution is Killing Marine Life!

Hums and hoots, purrs and grunts, clicks and drums –a mellifluous orchestra plays underneath the surface of the sea. Marine animals like fish, whales, dolphins use sound i.e. high-frequency echolocation to forage, navigate through the water and to communicate with each other. They produce sound to locate their prey or predators in their vicinity. EvenRead More

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Microplastic Pollution is Ubiquitous!

Microplastics– this word has been gaining a lot of attention from the ecologists in recent time. With rising population, material consumption has exponentially grown in the last hundred years leading to the huge production of plastic. A consequence of anthropogenic plastic pollution, microplastics are small particles of plastic having a length of five millimetres orRead More

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Climate Change is Skewing Sex Ratio in Animals

There has been a growing concern among wildlife scientists and ecologists as far as the effect of global warming on the sex ratio of certain animals is concerned. Rising global temperature has been reported to skew sex ratio in certain species. As the temperature of an ecosystem plays a vital role in the way someRead More

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Sea Level Rise Can Diminish the Value of Real Estate Investments

Climate change repercussions have been mostly talked about within the frame of cultural implications and a common man, hardly, conceives a possibility of a fiscal debacle which may be triggered due to ongoing and spiralling climate crisis. Thanks to the unfettered increase in the global emission of greenhouse gases, the sea level, all across theRead More

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More and More Nations are Declaring Climate Emergency

There has been a lot of acknowledgement pouring in, across the globe, regarding the impending climate crisis which our civilisation may face if we don’t take radical measures to mitigate the effects of global warming. Increasingly, politicians — all over the world — have moved beyond just casual conversations over the ongoing crisis and areRead More

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