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Environment
New York, Apr 26(Just Earth News): The United Nations development agency is teaming up with ofo, a China-based bike sharing platform, to raise public awareness about climate change, it was announced on Tuesday. more
Mother Earth Day: Environmental and climate literacy vital for a cleaner, greener planet, says UN

New York, Apr 22(Just Earth News): Environmental and climate literacy is the engine not only for creating green voters and advancing environmental and climate laws and policies but also for ...

Canada: Poor ice conditions compel seals to move to thicker ice grounds

Toronto, Apr 18 (Just Earth News ): Officials from the Fisheries Department said that harp seals who usually reproduces in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, had been forced, this year, to move off c ...

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

New York, Apr 12(Just Earth News): With global leaders heading to the United Nations for a major conference in June on the protection and sustainable use of the planet’s oceans, the UN o ...

Weather, existing socio-economic factors compounded Colombian landslide tragedy – UN agency

New York, Apr 5(Just Earth News): Very heavy rainfall triggered the landslides that hit Colombia over the weekend, but “exceptional” level of rains were not the sole cause, the United Na ...

Mali ratifies amendment to Montreal Protocol, first country vowing to slash HFCs – UN

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): Mali has become the first country to ratify the Kigali Amendment, a ground-breaking amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase out hydrofluorocarbons, a ma ...

Stanford study explores policies for avoiding deforestation as agriculture expands in Africa

New York, Apr 4 (IBNS): Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, think of Africa. The continent produces nearly 70 percent of the world’s cocoa, a growing output that requires carving more ...

Renewable energy sources could be cheaper than fossil fuels within 10 years - UN-backed report

New York, Apr 4(Just Earth News): A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that eve ...

Earth Hour 2017: UN joins iconic landmarks 'going dark' to support protecting the planet

New York, Mar 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of th ...

Environmental recovery key to post-conflict development in Colombia - UN agency

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Concluding a mission to Colombia, a multi-disciplinary team of United Nations environment experts have highlighted that the country has a unique opportuni ...