A new study has found that the indigenous farming systems like Organic farminghas increased butterfly diversity in Sikkim.
Study has found out that agro ecosystems that still follow the traditional methods of cultivation and use organic manure pesticides play a complementary role to the protected areas in fostering biodiversity conservation.
Most of the farms in Sikkim are small, which creates very less impact on the natural ecosystem and allows various species to thrive
Scientists have discovered a new comet coming towards our solar system. The studies have suggested that the comet belongs to another solar system, thereby becoming the first extra solar comet to visit our solar system.
The comet has been named as2I/Borisov, based on the name of its discoverer and is travelling from an unknown galaxy, towards a binary star system called Kruger 60 about 13 light-yearsaway from Earth.
The comet has already crossed Jupiter and Saturn and will reach its nearest point near the sun in December.
A comet is an icy, small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases. This produces a visible atmosphere or coma, sometimes also called a tail.
The Nobel Prize in Economics for 2019 has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee,Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.
The academy has said that their(awardees) new experiment-based approach has transformed development economics, which is now a flourishing field of research and have benefited more than five million Indian children.