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New York, July 21(Just Earth News): As part of his 47th birthday celebrations, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and the actor playing the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, is calling on his friends, family and fans to help him raise funds to support UN climate action programmes. more
6.7m quake rocks Greece and Turkey, kills 2

Athens/Ankara, Jul 21 (JEN): A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Turkey and Greece on Friday morning, killing at least two people and injuring 200 others, reports said ...

7.0m quake hits Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula; Tsunami alert issued

Moscow, July 18 (JEN): A powerful quake of magnitude 7 on the Richter Scale shook Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, forcing the authorities to issue a Tsunami alert, local Tass news a ...

'Smart' money moving to 'green' financing, reveals new UN report

New York, July 15(Just Earth News): Even though investments towards sustainable development in developing countries have fallen short by nearly $2.5 trillion each year, emerging financial pr ...

IAEA Mission says Nigerian nuclear regulator committed to safety, sees areas for improvement

Abuja, Nigeria, July 12(Just Earth News): An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said that Nigeria has a committed regulatory body that works for the continuous improve ...

IAEA completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, July 7(Just Earth News): An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts on Friday completed an advisory nuclear security mission in Hungary.

Amid rising temperatures, UN agency launches video ‘forecasts’ on impact of climate change

New York, July 5(Just Earth News): In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, the United Nations weather agency and television weather anchors have joined force ...

On Asteroid Day, UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat

New York, June 30(Just Earth News): A top United Nations official on Friday urged the international community to come together to jointly raise awareness and develop a plan to mitigate the d ...

UN marks first ever Day of the Tropics with focus on region’s vulnerability

New York, June 29(Just Earth News): The majority of the world’s most vulnerable communities are in the Tropics, and will be most affected by environmental threats, the United Nations on Th ...

Scientific collaboration 'essential' to achieving world free from nuclear threat, UN-backed forum told

New York, June 28(Just Earth News): Scientific collaboration is essential to achieving a world free from the nuclear threat, the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Com ...