Environment
Biodiversity
New York, Apr 13(Just Earth News): A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important step forward, the United Nations agricultural agency, said on Wednesday as a measure aiming to create a “gold standard” for catch documentation nears the finish line. more
Follow China’s example, shut down ivory factories and shops, UN agency urges countries

New York, Apr 3 (Just Earth News): Applauding the Chinese Government’s closure of many of its ivory factories and retail outlets, the United Nations environment wing has called on other co ...

On Wildlife Day, UN spotlights youth's role as on Friday's change-makers, tomorrow's custodians

New York, Mar 3 (Just Earth News): With the fate of the world's wildlife soon to be in the hands of the next generation, the United Nations is observing this year's World Wildlife Day with a ...

Project to support conservation of Indonesian river and forest habitats to protect wildlife

London, Mar 3 (IBNS): A new project led by a researcher from the University of Leicester is supporting the conservation of river and forest habitats in Indonesia - which are vital to the s ...

Rare clouded leopard cub born in US zoo

Nashville (Tenn.), Mar 3 (IBNS): The birth of a rare clouded leopard cub at Nashville Zoo (Tennessee), US, through artificial insemination, may open new avenues in stabilising the elusive ca ...

Blue Abadi Fund raises US$ 23 million to sustain Indonesia’s Bird’s Head Seascape

Bali, Indonesia: Feb 24 (Just Earth News)– At the World Ocean Summit Friday, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund and the Indonesian government ann ...

Mongolia: Lethal livestock plague now hitting endangered antelope, warns UN agency

New York, Jan 28 (Just Earth News): The international pledge to eradicate a devastating livestock disease affecting mostly sheep and goats has taken on new urgency in the wake of a mass die- ...

Governments make strong commitments to biodiversity at UN conference in Mexico

New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, ag ...

Governments, businesses must integrate biodiversity into their practices to halt degradation, UN conference hears

New York, Dec 3 (Just Earth News): The UN Biodiversity Conference on Friday opened in Cancun, Mexico, with a call to governments and businesses to integrate biodiversity into their practices ...

On eve of major UN conference, alarms raised that efforts to halt biodiversity loss are lagging

New York, Dec 2 (Just Earth News): Time is running out to stop the global decline in biodiversity and protect ecosystems that are essential for the livelihoods and well-being of billions o ...