Environment/Science
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 discussions are needed to decide on the scale of acceptable transformations. more
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 ...

Governments make strong commitments to biodiversity at UN conference in Mexico

New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Countries attending the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Mexico reached agreements on actions to integrate biodiversity in forestry, fisheries, ag ...

Governments, businesses must integrate biodiversity into their practices to halt degradation, UN conference hears

New York, Dec 3 (Just Earth News): The UN Biodiversity Conference on Friday opened in Cancun, Mexico, with a call to governments and businesses to integrate biodiversity into their practices ...

On eve of major UN conference, alarms raised that efforts to halt biodiversity loss are lagging

New York, Dec 2 (Just Earth News): Time is running out to stop the global decline in biodiversity and protect ecosystems that are essential for the livelihoods and well-being of billions 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...