Gold fish

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Goldfish Grows Larger In Lakes Than Aquariums: Minnesota Authorities

A pet goldfish should not be released into local lakes or ponds as it grows several times than its normal size and disturbs the ecosystem, clarified Minnesota authorities in the USA. In a tweet, the City of Burnsville wrote, ''Goldfish contribute to poor water quality by Mucking up the bottom sediments and uprooting plants.'' Reportedly, 50,000 goldfish were extracted last year from local waters.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: GOLDFISH, AQUARIUM, Ecosystem, Minnesota, Fish

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Climate change

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Impacts Of Climate Change To Be Irreversible, Says UN Report

People might have to brace themselves for considerably fatal irreversible climate change effects according to a draft report from the UN's climate science advisors. Reports state that the climate conditions have reached to a point of no return unless they are tackled together. "The worst is yet to come, affecting our children's and grandchildren's lives much more than our own," the report says. However, blue carbon ecosystem can help sustain… read-more

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Climate Change, un report, Ecosystem, New Species


Mining projects lead to loss of vegetation over large areas

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Banks Financed Projects Worth $2.6tn Which Harmed Environment In 2019: Study

In an initiative by which analysed Investment Banks loans revealed that in 2019, financial institutions funded projects worth $2.6 trillion which harmed environment and wildlife. The 'Bankrolling Extinction' report noted that banks lack systems to measure the environmental-degradation due to projects financed by them. While banks approved the Paris-Agreement commitment of not financing fossil-fuel projects, the report lauded … read-more

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: environment, Investment banks, Paris Climate Agreement, Ecosystem, conservation, fossil fuel

Courtesy: The Guardian