Environment/Science
New York:‘Dogged pragmatism’ is needed to save the Ocean as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, according to the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean. more
World Wildlife Day: UN chief urges ‘more caring’ relationship with nature

New York/IBNS: People everywhere need to remember that we depend on Mother Earth to survive, the UN chief said in his message for World Wildlife Day marked on Tuesday, advocating for &ldq ...

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 ...

Ten new migratory species protected under global wildlife agreement

New York : Asian elephants, jaguars and great Indian bustards were among 10 new species added to a global wildlife agreement on Saturday.

Radioactive material ‘a magnet for groups with malicious intent’, warns UN nuclear watchdog chief

New York : Government ministers and other high-level representatives from more than 140 countries, on Monday adopted a new declaration to enhance global nuclear security and counter the t ...

Time Magazine names environment activist Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year 2019

New York: Adding one more jewel to her crown, Time magazine has named environment activist Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year 2019.

Deliver ‘significant results now’, UN General Assembly President tells COP25 climate conference

New York :It is “imperative” that the COP25 climate conference underway in Spain delivers “significant results now”, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the UN Ge ...

COP25: ‘Signals of hope’ multiplying in face of global climate crisis, insists UN chief Guterres

New York: The UN Secretary-General has outlined the “increased ambition and commitment” that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate ch ...

COP25: UN climate change conference, 5 things you need to know

New York: Climate change is happening—the world is already 1.1°C warmer than it was at the onset of the industrial revolution, and it is already having a significant impact on t ...

UN summit tackles climate change-induced threat to mountain water supplies

New York: The world’s mountain and glacier regions are facing unprecedented challenges due to climate change, imposing a crippling effect on the people and economies that rely on th ...