Environment/Science
New York : Asian elephants, jaguars and great Indian bustards were among 10 new species added to a global wildlife agreement on Saturday. more
On Wildlife Day, UN spotlights youth's role as on Friday's change-makers, tomorrow's custodians

New York, Mar 3 (Just Earth News): With the fate of the world's wildlife soon to be in the hands of the next generation, the United Nations is observing this year's World Wildlife Day with a ...

Project to support conservation of Indonesian river and forest habitats to protect wildlife

London, Mar 3 (IBNS): A new project led by a researcher from the University of Leicester is supporting the conservation of river and forest habitats in Indonesia - which are vital to the s ...

UN-backed treaty concludes summit with ‘game changing’ outcomes for wildlife protection

New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): The triennial conference of the parties to a United Nations-backed wildlife treaty concluded yesterday with actions that are expected to go a long way in en ...

On International Tiger Day, UN calls for urgent action against illegal wildlife trade

New York, July 29 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Friday marked International Tiger Day with a call for urgent ...

UN-backed fund expands wildlife protection plan to 19 countries in Africa and Asia

New York, June 11 (Just Earth News):A United Nations-backed partnership fun has approved an additional $40 million to expand its support of a global programme fighting against illegal traffi ...

IG Wildlife explains departmental stance on human-wildlife conflict

New Delhi, June 10 (Just Earth News): In the wake of the controversy that erupted from the killing of almost 200 nilgai or blue bulls in Bihar, Inspector General Wildlife, Ministry of Enviro ...

With many plant and animal species ‘hanging on by a thread,’ UN urges action to tackle wildlife crime

New York, May 25 (Just Earth News): The poaching and illegal trade of thousands of species across the globe present real environmental dangers and undermine the rule of law, the United Natio ...

India to join South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

New Delhi, Apr 13 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval on Wednesday for India adopting the Statute of the South Asia Wildlife Enforce ...

Regional co-operation is essential for combating wildlife crime: Modi

New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said regional co-operation is essential for combating wildlife crime.