Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York,  Families in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being supported by their government and the United Nations to protect the environment and build what the UN Development Programme calls “climate-resilient lives.” more
Every bite of burger boosts harmful greenhouse gases: UN Environment Agency

New York, Even though meat production is known to be a major contributor to climate change and environmental destruction, worldwide demand for meat continues to rise, said UN environment ...

Healing of ozone layer gives hope for climate action: UN report

New York, The findings of a new UN-backed report, released on Monday, showing the ongoing healing of the ozone layer, are being hailed as a demonstration of what global agreements can ach ...

Sustainability themed Marathon runners sport GOTS-certified organic cotton T-Shirts

Mumbai, Oct 30 (JEN) A Green Marathon held in Mumbai in Oct-end was aimed at celebrating a passion for the environment, sustainability and better living conditions for future generations ...

Hurricane Willa: Category three storm makes landfall in Mexico; residents asked to stay indoors

Mexico City: 'Life threatening' and 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa made landfall in Mexico on Tuesday.

Hurricane Michael: Storm kills at least 16, leaves behind a trail of destruction

Tallahassee: Dubbed the 'mother of all bombs', Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

Hurricane Michael: Storm kills at least one person in Florida, downgraded

Tallahassee: At least one person was killed as Hurricane Micheal made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, reports said.

Hurricane Michael: Florida braces for 'extremely dangerous' category 4 storm

Tallahassee: Residents in Florida have been warned of an 'extremely dangerous' category 4 storm, Hurricane Michael, which is due to make landfall later in the day.

5.9 earthquake hits Haiti, 11 killed

Port-Au-Prince: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit northwest coast of Haiti on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, media reports said.

UN system mobilizing to support Indonesia, following earthquake and tsunami disaster

New York, Rescue workers are still trying to reach areas of Sulawesi in Indonesia affected by an earthquake and tsunami, UN humanitarians said on Monday, noting that more than 840 people ...