Thursday, September 22, 2022

Science

UNEP combats pollution, restores ozone and protects seas, UN chief tells 50th anniversary session

“The planet was already showing signs of buckling under the weight of humanity” back in 1972 when the agency was founded, he explained...

Push for ‘more caring, thoughtful’ relationship with nature: UN chief

Everyone must commit to preserving the Earth’s “invaluable and irreplaceable wildlife,” the UN chief said on Wednesday in his message for World Wildlife...

nasa: NOAA’s newest earth observing satellite launched by NASA, ULA – Times of India

WASHINGTON: In a big development, NASA has successfully launched the third in a series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and...

UN climate report urges world to adapt now, or suffer later – Times of India

Climate change is upon us and humanity is far from ready, the United Nations climate panel warned in a major report on Monday....

Climate change impact far greater, frequent and disruptive than previously understood: IPCC report

The adverse impacts of climate change are far greater, more frequent and vastly more disruptive than previously understood, a new assessment by Intergovernmental...

National Science Day: PM Modi urges families to develop a scientific temperament in kids

New Delhi: On the occasion of National Science Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (February 28, 2022) greeted scientists and science enthusiasts...

Limiting the damage: UN helps policy-makers tackle climate change

“The floods have grown in intensity and turned into much stronger events that reach neighbourhoods, and areas that weren’t exposed before”, says Armando...

Wildfires getting worse globally, governments unprepared: UN – Times of India

BILLINGS: A warming planet and changes to land use patterns mean more wildfires will scorch large parts of the globe in coming decades,...

UN-backed report warns of rising wildfire threat

The study found that even the Arctic and other regions previously unaffected by wildfires face elevated risk.  The authors call for a radical change...

Is Omicron leading us closer to herd immunity against Covid? – Times of India

Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible variant - or any other variant - will lead to herd immunity. "Herd...

Chinese rocket, not Falcon 9, will hit moon on March 4, confirms Indian-led team | India News – Times of India

PUNE: A US research team co-led by an Indian-origin space scientist who once dabbled in Tamil movies claims to have found near-conclusive evidence...

New environmental report offers solutions for ‘triple planetary crisis’

“The Frontiers Report identifies and offers solutions to three environmental issues that merit attention and action from governments and the public at large,”...

Adapting to climate change ‘happening worldwide’, essential

The meeting opened to approve the report of the second IPCC Working Group focusing on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change which...

ISRO launches PSLV-C52 with earth observation and 2 small satellites – WATCH

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday (February 14) launched the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which also carried two small...

koalas: Australia warns koalas ‘endangered’ as numbers plunge – Times of India

SYDNEY: Australia officially listed koalas across a swathe of its eastern coast as "endangered" on Friday, with the marsupials fighting to survive the...

jncasr: Bengaluru too to get national centre for carbon capture & utilisation; JNCASR got nod same day as IIT-B – Times of India

BENGALURU: A lab at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) will soon set up a National Centre of Excellence on...

isro: INSAT-4B decommissioned after 11 manoeuvres in space – Times of India

BENGALURU: The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), as a part of its continual efforts towards preservation of long-term sustainability of outer space, has...

Madagascar: Cyclone Batsirai leaves at least 10 dead, thousands displaced

Batsirai made landfall on Saturday night local time, with wind speeds of up to 165 kilometres per hour, and wind gusts of up...

Dubai plans to cut carbon emissions 30% by 2030: Government media office – Times of India

DUBAI: Dubai plans to cut carbon emissions by 30% by the end of 2030, the Emirate's government media office said on Sunday on...

NASA shares incredible images of cosmic lights, stuns stargazers

New Delhi: The Univeres is filled with amazing phnomenons which are generally not visible to human eyes but the American space agency, NASA...

NASA shares incredible images of cosmic lights, stuns stargazers

New Delhi: The Univeres is filled with amazing phnomenons which are generally not visible to human eyes but the American space agency, NASA...

International Space Station will plunge into Pacific in 2031: NASA – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The International Space Station (ISS) will continue its operations until 2030 and will plunge into the most remote point in the Pacific...

Madagascar: Recovering from one deadly cyclone, bracing for another

“Frequent cyclones during the agricultural season mean loss of harvest, high food prices and increased food insecurity”, said WFP Deputy Regional Director Margaret...

Attention Disorders: IISc team studying ‘how brain regions contribute to attention’ – Times of India

BENGALURU: A team led by Prof Sridharan Devarajan which is studying brain regions and mechanisms that mediate human attention so as to develop...

NASA’s Mars orbiter finds water flowed on Red Planet longer than thought

Washington: It is commonly believed that water on Mars evaporated about 3 billion years ago. But two scientists studying data from NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance...

UN report finds nature conservation funding must triple globally this decade  

 In its joint report on finance for nature in the G20 countries, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Economic Forum (WEF)  and the Economics of Land Degradation Initiative, examined how...

omicron: Anti-Covid drugs potent against Omicron, antibody therapies less effective: Study – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The current drugs to treat Covid-19 remain very effective against the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a laboratory study....

Object found in the Milky Way ‘unlike anything astronomers have seen’ – Times of India

SYDNEY: Australian researchers have discovered a strange spinning object in the Milky Way they say is unlike anything astronomers have ever seen. ...

moon: Three, two, one: Astronomers predict SpaceX space junk will hit the Moon – Times of India

WASHINGTON: A chunk of a SpaceX rocket that blasted off seven years ago and was abandoned in space after completing its mission will...

Ghostly monkey, succulent bamboo among new species in Mekong – Times of India

BANGKOK: A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund's latest update...