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  • Changing Landscape of Alps: Europe

    Why in News A recent study by the ETH technical university in Zurich, Switzerland shows that climate change has dramatically altered the Swiss Alp...

    20 Jul 2021 Physical Geography

  • Heat Waves and Heat Dome

    Why in News The Pacific North-west, known for its moderate climate, is experiencing a “historic” heat wave. The heat wave is being...

    20 Jul 2021 Physical Geography

  • Moon’s Wobble Effect

    Why in News Recently, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has highlighted Moon’s Wobble as a potential problem in the...

    19 Jul 2021 Physical Geography

  • Discrete Auroras of Mars

    Why in News Recently, the UAE’s Hope spacecraft has captured images of glowing atmospheric lights in the Mars night sky, known as discrete...

    06 Jul 2021 Physical Geography

  • Heat Dome

    Why in News Recently, the Pacific Northwest and some parts of Canada recorded temperatures around 47 degrees, causing a "historic" heat...

    02 Jul 2021 Physical Geography

  • Exercise Sea Breeze

    Why in News Ukraine and the United States launched joint naval Exercise ‘Sea Breeze’ in the Black Sea in a show of Western cooperation...

    29 Jun 2021 Physical Geography

  • Black Sea

    Why in News In a recent event, Russia alleged that the British warship had breached its territorial waters in Black Sea which Britain and most of...

    25 Jun 2021 Physical Geography

  • Summer Solstice: 21st June

    Why in News 21st June is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere, technically this day is referred to as Summer solstice. In Delhi, the day...

    21 Jun 2021 Physical Geography

  • Black Carbon and Glacier Melting

    Why in News The report titled “Glaciers of the Himalayas: Climate Change, Black Carbon and Regional Resilience” says that the glaciers...

    05 Jun 2021 Physical Geography

  • A-76: World’s Largest Iceberg

    Why in News An enormous iceberg 'A-76' has calved from the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf, lying in the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica. It...

    21 May 2021 Physical Geography

  • Indian Monsoon Resembled Australian Monsoon

    Why in News According to a recent study based on fossil leaves, Indian monsoon 25 million years ago resembled present day...

    07 May 2021 Physical Geography

  • Climate Change Causing Shift in Earth’s Axis

    Why in News A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) says that due to the significant melting of...

    03 May 2021 Physical Geography

  • Assam Earthquake

    Why in News Recently, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts of Northeast. According to the...

    29 Apr 2021 Physical Geography

  • Types of Forests in India

    Introduction Definition of Forest: At present, in India, there is no clear nationally-accepted definition of ‘forest’. States are...

    26 Apr 2021 Physical Geography

  • Sulphur Dioxide Emissions from Caribbean Volcano

    Why in News The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear...

    20 Apr 2021 Physical Geography

  • Red Sea

    Why in News An Iranian freighter was hit by Israel in the Red Sea in retaliation for past Iranian strikes on its vessels. The blast struck the...

    08 Apr 2021 Physical Geography

  • Sangay Volcano: Ecuador

    Why in News Recently, Ecuador’s Sangay volcano erupted. Key Points About Sangay Volcano: Sangay volcano is one of the highest active...

    13 Mar 2021 Physical Geography

  • Declining Rainfall in Cherrapunji

    Why in News A recent study that looked at the rainfall pattern in the past 119 years found a decreasing trend at Cherrapunji (Meghalaya) and nearby...

    22 Feb 2021 Physical Geography

  • Deglaciation and Threats

    Deglaciation Glaciers, ice caps and continental ice sheets cover some 10% of the earth’s land surface at the present time, whereas during...

    22 Feb 2021 Physical Geography

  • Glaciers

    About A glacier is a large, perennial accumulation of crystalline ice, snow, rock, sediment, and water that originates on land and moves down...

    15 Feb 2021 Physical Geography

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