Environment/Science
Biodiversity
New York, May 26 (Just Earth News): As bellwethers for ecosystem health and biodiversity, bees play a crucial role in agriculture and ending hunger, and “pollinator-friendly” approaches are therefore highly encouraged, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). more
UN launches unprecedented #WildforLife campaign to end illegal trade in wildlife

New York, May 26 (Just Earth News): The United Nations on Wednesday launched the #WildforLife campaign against illegal trade in wildlife, warning that such trade is pushing species to the br ...

Amid ‘bad year’ for coral, UN launches tool and report outlining ways to protect threatened reefs

New York, May 26 (Just Earth News): At the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) taking place in Nairobi this week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was among a group of age ...

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 ...

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 month, ...

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, ...