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Indian Ocean hit by six heatwaves in 2021, temp rising by 0.15 degrees Celcius per decade
25/03/2022 11:37 AM | Click to read full article
With the effects of climate change, the marine world is set to face the brunt of ocean warming. The Indian Ocean witnessed six marine heatwaves in 2021 over a period of 52 days.
The information was released by Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Thursday indicating the rampant impact of climate change on oceans surrounding the country.