UNESCO adds 15 new Geoparks, not a single from India

UNESCO’s executive board in its July 2020 meeting designated 15 new areas as new geoparks. Geoparks are single and unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with a holistic approach (UNESCO 2020). With these 15 newly designated areas, the total number of sites in the Global UNESCO Geoparks Network […]

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India’s World Class Tsunami Warning Services

A tsunami early warning system is devised to detect tsunamis well in advance and issue timely warnings to prevent loss of life and damage. A tsunami early warning system is made up of two components, a network of sensors to detect tsunamis and a communication infrastructure to disseminate timely alarms for evacuation of people from […]

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