Environment/Science
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Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’s natural habitat, UN deputy chief observes

New York : Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed sa ...

Ten new migratory species protected under global wildlife agreement

New York : Asian elephants, jaguars and great Indian bustards were among 10 new species added to a global wildlife agreement on Saturday.

Protecting migratory species in a rapidly changing world

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 wo ...

Mobile game aims to bridge gap between citizens and leaders on climate action

New York : Millions of people worldwide will get to share their views on climate action through a UN campaign launched on Thursday aimed at connecting them with Governments and policy mak ...

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 ...

Climate crisis: Antarctic continent posts record temperature reading of 18.3°C

New York  : Fresh fears of accelerating damage to the planet’s ice sheets and sea level rise have been fuelled by confirmation from the UN’s weather agency that the Antar ...

2020: the year for action, to ‘rise up’ and safeguard ocean life

New York : With the ocean in deep crisis, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations are urging governments and corporations to take bold action to safeguard the ocean.  ...

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 ...