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New York, May 22(Just Earth News): Tourism must not undermine the nature that attracts tourists in the first place, said the head of the United Nations-backed treaty on biological diversity, marking International Day for Biological Diversity. more
Next month's ocean conference eyes cutting $35 billion in fisheries subsidies – UN trade officials

New York, May 11(Just Earth News): Harmful fishing subsidies that contribute to overfishing are estimated to be as high as $35 billion, fisheries experts from the United Nations trade and de ...

On World Migratory Bird Day, UN spotlights common destiny for wildlife and people

New York, May 10(Just Earth News): A healthy planet for migratory birds means a healthy plant for people, as they share the habitats on the Earth, the heads of two United Nations-backed envi ...

Importance of broad financing for sustainable forest management highlighted at UN forum

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): A United Nations meeting on sustainable management of forests on Thursday discussed the importance of mobilizing resources from a diverse range of actors ...

Guidelines on keeping illegally caught fish from global supply chains near ‘finish line’ – UN agency

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 forw ...

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 ...