Environment/Science
Biodiversity
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 cat's numbers, according to media reports on Friday. more
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 ...

Landmark accord agreed on world's largest marine sanctuary for Antarctica's Ross Sea – UN

New York, Oct 28 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) welcomed a unanimous decision on Friday from the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Livin ...

World's oldest panda Jia Jia dies

Hong Kong, Oct 17 (Just Earth News: A giant panda Jia Jia has died at a theme park in Hong Kong, officials said.

UN-backed treaty concludes summit with ‘game changing’ outcomes for wildlife protection

New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): The triennial conference of the parties to a United Nations-backed wildlife treaty concluded yesterday with actions that are expected to go a long way in en ...

UN agency launches action plan to tackle threat of 'superbugs'

New York, Sept 14 (Just Earth News): The United Nations agricultural agency on Wednesday released a new action plan to help countries combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their f ...