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Dust from Middle East affects Indian summer monsoon: Study

Dust from Middle East affects Indian summer monsoon: Study

The study found that large quantities of dark aerosols- airborne particles such as dust and soot that absorb sunlight- settle on top of the Tibetan Plateau's snowpack in spring before the monsoons begin. These dark aerosols cause the snow to absorb more sunlight and melt more quickly.

Narendra Modi, Emmanuel Macron selected for UN's highest environmental award

Narendra Modi, Emmanuel Macron selected for UN's highest environmental award

Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron are selected in the Policy Leadership category for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance. India's Cochin International Airport - the world's first fully solar-powered airport - is also selected for the award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category.

Goa may go Kerala way, warns ecologist Madhav Gadgil

Goa may go Kerala way, warns ecologist Madhav Gadgil

Noted ecologist Madhav Gadgil has warned Goa may face the same fate as the flood-battered Kerala if it does not take precautions on the environmental front. Like in some other states, Goa, too, is witnessing activities which are driven by greed for unlimited profits, said Gadgil, who headed a committee that authored a study on the Western Ghats a few years ago.

Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve gets entry into the UNESCO's global list

Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve gets entry into the UNESCO's global list

The other Indian biosphere reserves in the list include Nilgiri, Gulf of Mannar, Sunderban, Nanda Devi, Nokrek, Pachmarhi, Simlipal, Achanakmar-Amarkantak, Great Nicobar and Agasthyamala.

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