Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York : Many animals – including birds, fish and mammals – migrate along set routes in search of food or breeding grounds. How best to protect them in a rapidly changing world is the focus of a major UN wildlife meeting which opened in Gandhinagar, India, on Monday. more
Act now to prevent Desert Locust catastrophe in Horn of Africa: UN agencies

New York : With the rainy season fast approaching, countries in the Horn of Africa are in a race against time to tackle a Desert Locust invasion amidst ongoing humanitarian challenges, th ...

Radioactive material ‘a magnet for groups with malicious intent’, warns UN nuclear watchdog chief

New York : Government ministers and other high-level representatives from more than 140 countries, on Monday adopted a new declaration to enhance global nuclear security and counter the t ...

Ocean Conference has potential to be a ‘global game-changer’

New York : The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in a few months’ time promises to be “a critical moment” for the health of life under water and on ...

State of emergency declared amid bushfire threat to Australian capital

Canberra/Xinhua: Authorities have declared a bushfire state of emergency in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

National science body to aid Australian recovery from bushfire crisis

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's national science body will be called up to help the nation recover from devastating bushfires.

Death toll from earthquake in East Turkey reaches 14 - Emergency Management Agency

Ankara/Sputnik The death toll from the Friday earthquake in Turkey's east has increased to 14 people, the Turkish emergency management agency said.

Philippines volcano: UN aid operation in place as thousands told to flee

New York: The UN is concerned over warnings issued by Philippines’ authorities that volcanic eruptions on the country’s most populous island could last “days, months or ...

Climate denial wastes time amid Australian bushfire crisis: official

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's science minister has said that people arguing over the existence of climate change and its impact on bushfires are wasting time.

Thousands evacuated as Philippine volcano threatens big eruption

Manila/Xinhua: Nearly 50,000 people living near a volcano on an island close to the Philippine capital have heeded official warning to evacuate as fears of an eruption grew, officials sai ...