Environment/Science
Biodiversity
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 Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said on Tuesday, urging shared responsibility among the international community in tackling wildlife and forest crime. more
On International Day, UN highlights biodiversity's role in underpinning development

New York, May 23 (Just Earth News): Biodiversity and the ecosystem services it supports are the foundations for life on Earth and the livelihoods and well-being of people everywhere, United ...

UN agricultural agency accord on illegal fishing set to enter into force

New York, May 17 (Just Earth News): The world’s first-ever international agreement specifically targeting illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing is set to enter into force next m ...

FEATURE: at UN film screening, animal heist fable serves as poignant metaphor for Middle East relations

New York, Apr 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A 15-foot giraffe is one of the main characters in Giraffada, a film shown at the United Nations, depicting the struggles of living in a Palestinian ...

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 ...

Ranthambore: Full-day safari a reality

Sawai Madhpur/Jaipur, Apr 8 (IBNS) Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, about 180km from Jaipur, Rajasthan, is all set to allow full day wildlife safari for enhanced fees, according to media reports. ...

WB: Royal Bengal Tiger's skin recovered in Alipurduar, wild elephants kill 4 in Burdwan

Kolkata/Alipurduar/Burdwan, Mar 20 (IBNS): Forest guards on Saturday night nabbed four persons with a skin of Royal Bengal Tiger from New Hasimara area in West Bengal's Alipurduar district, ...

Dead dolphin washes ashore in Mumbai beach

Mumbai, Mar 2 (IBNS) A dead dolphin washed up on a Mumbai beach on Wednesday, reports said.

The Frozen Canyons of Pluto’s North Pole

California, Feb 26 (IBNS): The ethereal scene captured by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft tells yet another story of Pluto’s diversity of geological and compositional featuresâ ...

Water birds census begins in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 17 (JEN) Two-day census of waterbirds began on Tuesday in 23 wetlands of Kashmir valley, which hosts a million migratory birds each winter in addition to thousands of local spe ...