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Aviation hubs or hub airports are used by one or more airlines to concentrate passenger traffic and flight operations at a given airport. They serve as transfer (or stop-over) points to get passengers to their final destination.

The Southern Ocean the body of water that surrounds Antarctica is officially the fifth ocean now. The Southern Ocean, which encircles Antarctica, will now have the same status as the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, as well as the same typeface.

India’s Role in Maldives after 23rd September Maldives, the nation: The Maldives is an Islamic republic which lies off the Indian sub-continent. It is made up of a chain of nearly 1,200 islands, most of them uninhabited. None of the coral islands measures more than 1.8 metres (six feet) above sea level, making the country vulnerable to a

GLOBAL SHIPPING TRENDS & PROBLEMS In October 2019, the Global Maritime Forum published its annual monitor in which it noted that the global maritime industry—which transports 90 percent of global trade—is ill-prepared for the challenges it faces in the short to medium term.

Forest fires are an annual occurrence in different states of India, including Odisha, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh. Since the beginning of 2021, there has been a series of forest fires in Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland-Manipur border, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat

The eastern Siberian landscape In winter it is blanketed in snow; in summer, its forests are lush and its wetlands soggy. In 2019, however, the region is on fire, as are large parts of the Arctic Circle. Nothing on this scale has been observed. The amount of burning seen in boreal regions in recent decades was outside