Major reports on biodiversity,...

India Blooms News Service
New York, Mar 16 (JEN): With our planet’s flora and fauna facing unprecedented threats, science and policy experts are set to gather next week in Medellin, Colombia, for a United Nations-backed meeting to consider five landmark reports aiming to inform better decisions by Governments, businesses and even individuals on biodiversity, and issues of land degradation and restoration.
Met office predicts scorching summer in North India
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS): Indian met office has predicted that several parts of the country is going to experience  temperature above normal by more than 1 degree Celsius between March and May.
6 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
Sydney, Feb 28 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit  Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, officials said.
Study finds first evidence of ocean warming around Galápagos Cor...
New York, Dec 26 (IBNS): The ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s, according to a new analysis of the natural temperature archives stored in coral reefs.
7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea, no casualty
Sydney, Feb 26  (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale hit  Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands province early on Monday, as per the   U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website.
Cyclone Gita: Emergency declared in Christchurch
Christchurch, Feb 20 (IBNS): A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand's Christchurch city, where Cyclone Gita is expected to make landfall.
Strong 7.2M earthquake hits Mexico
Mexico City, Feb 17 (IBNS): A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 hit Mexico on Friday, damaging several buildings, though no deaths were reported.
First expedition to newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem
New York, Feb 15 (IBNS): A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), heads to Antarctica this week (14 February) to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that’s been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.
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