The report said that areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the seafloor.
The industry body said the SEBI should take suitable action as in the current conditions, the futures market is completely unlinked to the physical market.
Edible oil industry body demands cap on import of refined palm oil to protect local refiners, farmers
Last week, the government had imposed restrictions on imports of refined palm oil and palmolein in the backdrop of remarks by Malaysia on the new citizenship law and Kashmir issue.
Cuttlefish catch food using their tentacles, to be successful, they must find the correct distance from the prey.
The first United Nations diplomatic conference to tackle climate change was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.
Marine fish have kidneys, which pump excess salt into their pee so they can get it out of their bodies.
A glorified retelling of ordinary days and experiences.
Govt for imposing 5% safeguard duty on palm oil from Malaysia; DGTR recommends probe into jump in imports
DGTR said it has prima facie found sufficient evidence that the palm oil imports have increased significantly causing serious injury to domestic producers.
Solvent extractors association asks to hike import duty on Malaysian refined palm oil to safeguard domestic farmers
Expressing concern over Malaysian palm oil flooding Indian markets, edible oil trade body SEA on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hike import duty on palm oil being purchased from the South-east Asian country, to safeguard domestic oilseed farmers
Kolis, Mumbai's aboriginal fishing community, gets a retrospective look with a pop-up museum in Thane
The exhibition was put up by the Tandel Fund of Archives — a public art project and a pool of archives which aims to gather and document information of the Son Koli communities in and around Mumbai
Studying the rocks, scientists concluded that a short-lived subduction event occurred 70 million years ago in the basin
The oil spill occurred in 2004 when hurricane Ivan caused an underwater mudslide.
Mumbai beaches have the highest concentration of microplastic particles, in India, according to a study.
Virtually no chicks have hatched at Antarctica’s second-biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins.
Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey
Finland's Nokia plans to sell its undersea cables unit, a business that underpins the global Internet, two union sources and a French government source told Reuters.
Saturn moon Enceladus's hidden sea might be closer to the surface than previously thought, suggests a new study that found the south polar region of the moon to be warmer than expected just a few feet below its icy surface.
US space agency NASA on Wednesday said its Cassini spacecraft has found deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's largest moon Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons.
Over 13 students of Pune's Inamdar College on Monday drowned in the sea near Murud beach in Raigad, Maharashtra, according to reports.
More than 700,000 people fled the central Philippines amid threats of giant waves, floods and landslides as powerful Typhoon Melor approached the archipelago nation, officials said on Monday.