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Mussaurus and Protoceratops-Dinosaurs

Mussaurus and Protoceratops These are the earliest dinosaurs. Their eggs are soft-shelled. The embryo-containing eggs were leathery on the outside rather than hard and calcified on outside.

Fullani and Peul Tribes

Fullani and Peul Tribes They are in Western Africa (Burkina Faso)

What is Christmas Star?

What is a Christmas Star? After nearly 400 years, Saturn and Jupiter will be brought closest in the night sky by an astronomical event called the “great conjunction” and popularly referred to as the “Christmas Star”. Conjunction is the name given to any event where planets or asteroids appear to be very close together in the sky when viewed from the Earth. Astronomers use the term great conjunction to describe meetings of the two biggest planets in the solar

Suez Canal Lakes

Suez Canal Lakes Due to the blockage of the Suez Canal, the $200 billion of India’s trade flows with Europe, North America and South America is at risk. So, the Department of Commerce has worked out an action plan to cope with the crisis, including possibly re-routing shipments through the Cape of Good Hope (Re-routing may take 15 additional days’ time.) More details on SUEZ CANNEL: https://www.aspireias.com/daily-news-analysis-current-affairs/Suez-Canal-crisis-Past-to-Present

Everything about: Arctic

Everything about: Arctic Arctic mapping Read all this from Orient Longman Blackswan Atlas as Ankit Sir teaches in his Mapping classes. Barent (Kola penin), Kara (Yamal penin), Laptev (Taymyr penin), Eastern Siberian (Kolyma lowland), Chukchi, Beaufort sea (USA, Canada), Gulf of Boothia, Baffin Bay. Lincoln sea is between Denmark and Arctic. Gunnbjorn Mt is in Denmark. Denmark Strait is between Greenland (Denmark) and Iceland. Greenland is between Denmark Strait and

Everything about: Antarctic

Everything about: Antarctic Antarctic mapping Read all this from Orient Longman Blackswan Atlas as Ankit Sir teaches in his Mapping classes. Antarctic = Ross Sea, Amundsen Sea, Bellingshausen Sea, Drake Passage, Weddel Sea. Drake Passage/ Antarctic Peninsula is between Bellingshausen Sea and Weddel Sea. Winson Massif (Ellsworth Mountains) is the highest peak of Antarctica. Bharati, Maitri, Dakshin Gangotri are in Antarctic. Lambert glacier is here. Himadri is in Arctic.

World’s largest iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

World’s largest iceberg breaks off from Antarctica A huge ice block has broken off from western Antarctica into the Weddell Sea, becoming the largest iceberg in the world and earning the name A-76. It is the latest in a series of large ice blocks to dislodge in a region acutely vulnerable to climate change, although scientists said in this case it appeared to be part of a natural polar cycle. Slightly larger than the Spanish island of Majorca, A-76 had been monitored by scientist

Militarisation of the Arctic

Militarisation of the Arctic The Biden administration is leading a campaign against Russian attempts to assert authority over Arctic shipping and reintroduce a military dimension to discussions over international activity in the area. As Russia assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Arctic Council on Thursday, the U.S. rallied members to oppose Moscow’s plans to set maritime rules in the Northern Sea Route, which runs from Norway to Alaska, and its desire to resume military talks

DBT MOES Polar Research Centre

DBT MOES Polar Research Centre Department of Biotechnology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) With Ministry of Earth Sciences To Set up DBT MOES Polar Research Centre POLAR region encompassing the Antarctic, Arctic, Southern Ocean and the Himalayas being a unique ecosystem offers a huge amount of interest due to its extreme climate compare to the rest of the world. Although researchers across the globe have contributed to different areas of research, the POLAR region is yet kn

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