Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

Melting of Himalayan Glaciers   Context: The government has carried out studies and maintains data regarding melting of glaciers in the Indian Himalayan region. Several Indian institutes/universities/organizations (Geological Survey of India (GSI), Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology(WIHG), National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), […]

Seagrasses

Seagrasses Context: • Based on field surveys and satellite data, the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management has estimated the total extent of seagrass ecosystem in India to be 516.59 km2. • The CO2 sequestration rate of seagrass ecosystem is estimated to be up to […]