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5.6 magnitude earthquake hits New Caledonia

India Blooms News Service
Paris, Dec 10 (UNI) A magnitude 5.6 quake struck near New Caledonia, a French overseas territory in the Pacific on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.
COP25: Global investors urge countries to meet climate action goals
New York/IBNS: More than 630 investors who collectively manage over $37 trillion in assets are calling on governments across the world to step up action to address climate change and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.
New Zealand: Volcano erupts in White Island
Wellington/UNI: A volcano erupted at New Zealand's White Island on Monday about 1415 hrs local time (0115 GMT), around 50 km away from Bay of Plenty.
Plogging drive conducted by NCC cadets in Guwahati
Guwahati/IBNS : As part of anti-plastic drive, National Cadet Corps (NCC)  Group HQ Guwahati units, on behalf of NER Directorate, conducted a massive plogging activity at Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati. 
New report shows dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction
New York/IBNS: Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to findings in “Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction,” new research published in the American Thoracic Society’s journal, Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
Marine life, fisheries increasingly threatened as the ocean loses oxygen: Study
Madrid/IBNS: The loss of oxygen from the world’s ocean is increasingly threatening fish species and disrupting ecosystems, a new IUCN report warns. Ocean oxygen loss, driven by climate change and nutrient pollution, is a growing menace to fisheries and species such as tuna, marlin and sharks, according to the report released today at the UN Climate Change conference in Madrid. 
Carbon emissions from volcanic rocks can create global warming - study
London/IBNS: Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects – a discovery which could transform the way scientists predict climate change, a new study reveals.
Iceland to ban ships powered by heavy fuel oil from entering territorial waters: Reports
Moscow,/Sputnik/UNI: Iceland will impose a ban on vessels powered by heavy fuel oil (HFO) from entering its territorial waters beginning on January 1, 2020, media reported on Tuesday.
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record: WMO
New York/IBNS: Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) which released its provisional statement on the State of the Global Climate on Tuesday.
When reefs decline, parrotfish thrive, finds Study
New York/IBNS: In contrast to most other species, reef-dwelling parrotfish populations boom in the wake of severe coral bleaching.
Green economy ‘not to be feared, but an opportunity to be embraced’ says UN chief as C...
New York/IBNS: A green economy is “not one to be feared but an opportunity to be embraced”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, in a keynote speech to delegates at the opening of the COP25 UN climate conference in Madrid on Monday.
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