Sensor network to map and predict pollution, effluents in Godavari

Why in news ? U.S. researchers is working on a system to map undulating pollution trends in the Godavari, India’s second longest river. About Sensor network Using a mix of methods, including satellite-monitoring, traversing stretches of the river to collect water samples and using special sensors to measure bacterial and chemical pollution, the researchers are… Read More Sensor network to map and predict pollution, effluents in Godavari

Asmara and Hoh Xil in world heritage list of UNESCO

In News UNESCO declared the Hoh Xil nature reserve in China’s Qinghai Province a natural heritage site and the Eritrean capital of Asmara has been listed as a Unesco world heritage site. Eritrean Capital Asmara Asmara is the capital city of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa. Asmara is a former Italian colony .… Read More Asmara and Hoh Xil in world heritage list of UNESCO

Climate change impact on Sunderbans mangroves

In News  Mangrove Forest Cover Changes in Indian Sundarban (1986-2012) Using Remote Sensing and GIS, a publication by the School of Oceanographic Studies, Jadavpur University, reveals that from 1986 to 2012, 124.418 sq. km. mangrove forest cover has been lost. About the Study In a development, for both environmentalists and policy makers, the mangrove forest… Read More Climate change impact on Sunderbans mangroves