Environment/Science
New York: The continued degradation of the environment is increasing the likelihood of diseases spreading from animals to humans, warns a UN report on biodiversity, released on Tuesday. more
Biodiversity ‘fundamental’ for global food systems, at “heart’ of development – UN agriculture chief

New York : Because the production of everything we eat transforms the environment, the United Nations agriculture chief told a high-level UN meeting on biodiversity that careful discussio ...

Coral reefs can’t wait for world to take action, urges UN, as Biodiversity Conference gets underway

New York,: Sounding the alarm about the urgent need to protect coral reefs from extinction within decades, a new coalition of organizations, including the United Nations Environment Progr ...

Major reports on biodiversity, ecosystem services to be launched at UN-backed meeting in Medellin

New York: With our planet’s flora and fauna facing unprecedented threats, science and policy experts are set to gather next week in Medellin, Colombia, for a United Nations-backed m ...

Canada: A news study promotes action on climate change

Toronto, Apr 4 (IBNS): A new study “Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being” by Tero Mustonen and Kaisu Mustonen has been published o ...

Under-reporting Biodiversity: Clear and Present Danger

Media has not been able to keep aside its circulation arithmetic and assign enough space to this critical topic---Biodiversity, reports Jayalakshmi Sengupta for IBNS humanitarian and develop ...