Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for commitment to restoring the planet, and to making peace with nature, in his message to mark International Mother Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April. more
World Earth Day: American actor and green activist Ed Begley talks on electric vehicles

Louisville: When you purchase your first electric vehicle from a guy named Dutch in California, It’s safe to say you can officially be called an EV pioneer.

UN stands in deep solidarity with Saint Vincent after devastating volcanic eruptions

New York: Following a series of powerful eruptions from La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent, the UN chief on Monday expressed deep solidarity with the cou ...

Guterres urges cities to embrace ‘generational opportunity’ for climate action, sustainable development

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a “revolution” in urban planning and urban transport to beat back impacts of climate change and build a g ...

UN to launch funding appeal for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines following volcano eruption

The UN is set to launch a funding appeal to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, where ongoing volcanic “explosions” continue to disrupt life in the Caribbean island nati ...

Hundreds take to the streets protesting against dog killing in Nepal

Hundreds of people descended on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, and protested there. For the capital, accustomed to regular political demonstrations since the last year, ...

Bhutan launches a million trees project

A million trees would be planted in the next five years in Bhutan’s fallow land under a drive, “Million Trees Project’, that kicked off this week in the Himalayan nation ...

UN atomic energy agency to work with Japan on Fukushima water disposal

New York: The International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA, said on Tuesday that it will work closely with Japan which is preparing to release a million tonnes of contaminated seawater used to ...

Forest fires cause irreversible wildlife damage in Nepal

The wildfires in Bajura district of Nepal’s Sudurpashchim province has caused irreparable damage to the wildlife and forests of the region. The fire, started a week ago, has already ...

Paris goals still ‘long way off’, says President of UN climate conference

New York: The world is “a long way off” from meeting the goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the President of the crucial upcoming UN climate conference, ...