As part of the World Environment Day 2014 celebrations at CIFT, Cochin, saplings were planted by the Heads of different Divisions,scientists and staff in the premises of CIFT during the 'Green hour'on 5th June,.2014. In the afternoonDr.Leela Edwin, Director- in- charge addressed the gathering and conveyed the theme (Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level) of the World Environment Day 2014 after which a 40minutedocumentary film of National Geographic Channel “Earth Under Water” directed by TilmanRemme was screened at the Conference Hall of CIFT. The documentary was based on research by NASA astro-biologist and paleontologist Professor Peter Ward and a group of American climatologists and this eye-opening documentary uses scientific evidence past and present, archive film, location photography and computer-generated imagery (CGI) to explore the dire consequences should the atmosphere’s CO2 levels treble over the next 100-300 years, as predicted.
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