Environment/Science
Biodiversity
Guwahati, Jan 11 (JEN): Poachers turned Assam's Kaziranga National Park as killing field while two more rhinos were poached in the world heritage site in past 24 hours. more
Norway: UN to launch research vessel to support endangered fisheries

New York, Jun 10 (JEN): The United Nations agricultural agency announced on Monday that it is partnering with Norway to build an advanced research vessel as part of efforts to avert the effe ...

Ban urges recommitment to treaty on use of world’s oceans

New York, Jun 10 (JEN): Marking the upcoming 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the landmark treaty that has become known as the “Constitution for the Oceans”, UN Secret ...

UN issues guide to make fisheries more sustainable

New York, May 29 (JEN): A new series of guides released on Wednesday by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will make it easier for fishers to identify deep-sea sharks ...

UN adopts new global platform to tackle wildlife

New York, May 22 (JEN): In response to the rising levels of illicit trafficking of fauna and flora, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has adopted a new global platform tak ...

UN urges global action to disrupt illegal wildlife trade

New York, May 14 (JEN): Urging the international community to “come together at the highest political level” to halt the escalation of wildlife and forest crime, the United Natio ...

UN official urges vigorous response to wildlife crime

New York, May 13 (JEN): The head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on Monday stressed the need for a vigorous response to wildlife and forest crime, noting the growing ...

UN summit commits to improve ocean health

New York, Apr 26 (JEN): A United Nations-backed summit wrapped up in the Netherlands on Friday with a set of concrete actions to turn around the health of the world’s oceans and food ...

UN seeks global instrument to protect marine biodiversity

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): United Nations Member States have begun a series of meetings in New York to discuss the need for an international instrument that would regulate the conservation and ...

Japan: UN court rules against whaling activities in Antarctic

New York, Apr 1 (JEN): The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled against Japan in a case involving charges by Australia that the country was using a scientific resear ...