09 April, 2021
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About Antarctic region
India and Antarctic
Antarctic Treaty, 1959
Antarctic Treaty System (ATS)
Major International Agreements of the Treaty System:
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR),1982
East Antarctic Marine Park/ Sanctuary:
Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
India’s Antarctic Expeditions and Programmes
National Center for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa also works on the Arctic.
Indian Scientific Expedition to the Southern Ocean 2020
40th Indian scientific expedition to Antarctica
Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP):
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Extra news: NASA’s Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA)
Recently, NASA’s Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) has detected the unusual upward movement of neutrinos in Antarctica.
What is ANITA?
What is the news?
Click here for the complete news on Neutrinos
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