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Around the world, 14 million tonnes of microplastics litter the ocean floors: CSIRO report
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Around the world, 14 million tonnes of microplastics litter the ocean floors: CSIRO report

The report said that areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the seafloor.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Trade body demands SEBI action to curb speculation in castor seed futures
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Trade body demands SEBI action to curb speculation in castor seed futures

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
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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 wearing 3-D glasses explain how they find the right distance to strike prey
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Cuttlefish wearing 3-D glasses explain how they find the right distance to strike prey

Cuttlefish catch food using their tentacles, to be successful, they must find the correct distance from the prey.

Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change
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Melting ice, increasing temperatures, natural calamities are warning signs for climate change

The first United Nations diplomatic conference to tackle climate change was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.

Curious Kids: Do fish ever get thirsty? If they do, do they drink sea water?
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Curious Kids: Do fish ever get thirsty? If they do, do they drink sea water?

Marine fish have kidneys, which pump excess salt into their pee so they can get it out of their bodies.

Govt for imposing 5% safeguard duty on palm oil from Malaysia; DGTR recommends probe into jump in imports
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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
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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
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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

Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean
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Ancient rock samples found in Laxmi Basin seabed shows evolution of Indian Ocean

Studying the rocks, scientists concluded that a short-lived subduction event occurred 70 million years ago in the basin

Massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico finally getting contained nearly 14 years later
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Massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico finally getting contained nearly 14 years later

The oil spill occurred in 2004 when hurricane Ivan caused an underwater mudslide.

Microplastic pollution on seashore linked to population size of coastal cities
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Microplastic pollution on seashore linked to population size of coastal cities

Mumbai beaches have the highest concentration of microplastic particles, in India, according to a study.

Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed
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Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed

Virtually no chicks have hatched at Antarctica’s second-biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins.

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outside homes fearing earthquake; two critical
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Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outside homes fearing earthquake; two critical

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

Nokia may sell its undersea cables division valued at $870 million
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Nokia may sell its undersea cables division valued at $870 million

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.

New study suggests that the hidden sea may be closer to surface on Saturn's moon Enceladus
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New study suggests that the hidden sea may be closer to surface on Saturn's moon Enceladus

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.

NASA found flooded canyons on Saturn's moon, Titan
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NASA found flooded canyons on Saturn's moon, Titan

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.

Maharashtra: 13 students from Pune drown near Murud beach in Raigad, search operation underway
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Maharashtra: 13 students from Pune drown near Murud beach in Raigad, search operation underway

Over 13 students of Pune's Inamdar College on Monday drowned in the sea near Murud beach in Raigad, Maharashtra, according to reports.

Philippines evacuates 700,000 ahead of powerful typhoon
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Philippines evacuates 700,000 ahead of powerful typhoon

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.