Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York : With no end in sight to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the UN climate change talks which were due to take place in Scotland later in the year, have been postponed until October 2021. more
Magnitude 7.6 quake occurs 300 miles from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: Russian Seismologists

Vladivostok/Sputnik: A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred some 500 kilometers (300 miles) from the Russian Far Eastern city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the Kamchatka office of the Geophys ...

Turn around deforestation in 2020, the ‘Nature Super Year’, says Guterres

New York : On the International Day of Forests, which falls on Saturday, UN chief António Guterres is calling for 2020, which has been referred to as a “nature super year&rdq ...

Blueprint launched to manage Earth’s fragile peatland carbon sinks

New York : A blueprint for how countries can keep carbon in fragile land-based carbon sinks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been unveiled by the UN Food and Agriculture Organizatio ...

Flagship UN study shows accelerating climate change on land, sea and in the atmosphere

New York : A wide-ranging UN climate report, released on Tuesday, shows that climate change is having a major effect on all aspects of the environment, as well as on the health and wellbe ...

World Wildlife Day: UN chief urges ‘more caring’ relationship with nature

New York/IBNS: People everywhere need to remember that we depend on Mother Earth to survive, the UN chief said in his message for World Wildlife Day marked on Tuesday, advocating for &ldq ...

Warmer months ahead for many parts of the planet: UN weather agency

New York :  Many parts of the world can expect above average temperatures in the coming months even without the presence of an El Niño event to drive warming, the World Meteor ...

Single-use plastic bag ban goes into effect in New York

New York/Xinhua: A ban on single-use plastic bags officially took effect in the U.S. state of New York on Sunday, though the state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate ...

Biodiversity ‘fundamental’ for global food systems, at “heart’ of development – UN agriculture chief

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 discussio ...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern Turkey - Seismologists

Moscow/Sputnik: A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has occurred in eastern Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.