Environment/Science
Biodiversity
Bloomington: A snow leopard died after suffering from COVID-19 induced pneumonia  at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington city of the US. more
Forensic lab aids crack down on illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam

New York: Despite travel bans and other COVID-19 restrictions, the small team at Viet Nam’s wildlife forensic lab has been bolstering police efforts to crack down on illegal traffic ...

UNESCO ‘eDNA’ initiative to ‘unlock' knowledge for biodiversity protection

New York: To understand the richness of biodiversity across World Heritage marine sites, the UN scientific organization launched on Monday a project to protect and preserve biodiversity, ...

Secretary-General calls for bold action to end biodiversity crisis

New York: With one million species at risk of extinction, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called for greater leadership and political will to end the biodiversity c ...

Race is on to limit extreme weather impact on most vulnerable: Guterres

New York: As the global aid community marked World Humanitarian Day on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres paid tribute to all those who help people in need and urged support for t ...

Minorities are 'key partners' in saving planet's biodiversity – UN expert

New York: The global initiative to save the planet's biodiversity on land and water must not be allowed to threaten the world's most vulnerable people, a top human rights expert s ...

Restoration call for area ‘the size of China’ to protect falling biodiversity and food insecurity

New York: An area of land roughly the size of China needs restoring if the planet’s biodiversity and the communities who rely on it are to be protected, UN agencies said on Thursday ...

Hunger rising in mountain regions due to biodiversity loss, climate change

New York: Although many of the world’s most important crops and livestock species originate in mountain regions, hunger is rising in these areas due to biodiversity loss and climate ...

France joins international program to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030

Moscow/Sputnik: France has joined 64 other nations for the so-called Leaders’ Pledge for Nature initiative to curb the biodiversity loss on the planet by the end of the decade, Fren ...

International Rhino Foundation awards emergency grant for tourism economy and rhinos in Southern Africa

Strasburg, Va – Responding to urgent requests from game reserves and parks facing severe budget shortfalls as the result of the loss of tourism income in Southern Africa, the Intern ...