Environment/Science
New York: To help prevent conflicts and at the same time protect the planet, “we all must tackle environmental degradation”, a top UN official told the Security Council on Thursday. more
Palm oil politics: Liberian land rights defenders on the run after threats from police

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov 4 (Just Earth News): Land rights defenders in Liberia are on the run after being threatened by the state police as palm oil continues to be a flashpoint for persecution a ...

Tackling impacts of land degradation vital to achieving Global Goals – senior UN treaty official

New York, Oct 19 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification told delegations gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, to assess the treaty’s implementat ...

Drylands susceptible to more drought and land degradation, shows first of its type UN study

New York, July 19 (Just Earth News):More than two billion people live in deserts and other drylands, and as water availability declines due to climate change and land use – combined w ...

On Day to Combat Desertification, UN calls for action to restore land resources

New York, June 17 (Just Earth News):Nearly 800 million people are chronically undernourished as a direct consequence of land degradation, declining soil, fertility, unsustainable water use, ...

Sri Lanka: Deadly tropical storm displaces more than 230,000, UN relief wing reports

New York, May 25 (Just Earth News): The United Nations humanitarian wing has reported that at least 84 people have died, another 116 are missing, and more than 230,000 are displaced followin ...

CSE slams the statement of Jaguar and Land Rover Chief

New Delhi Feb 8 (JEN): Centre for Science and Environment on Monday condemned the misleading remark of the Jaguar and Land Rover Chief Ralph Ralf Speth in claiming that their cars act like a ...