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New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Wednesday that he will be visiting hurricane hit islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this Saturday to survey the damage caused by multiple storms and what more the UN can do help people recover. more
Major new UN report sets course towards ‘pollution-free planet’

New York, Sept 29(Just Earth News): While pollution has considerably negative impacts on human health and ecosystems, it is controllable and avoidable through political leadership, high-leve ...

In UN address, Venezuela decries effects of capitalism as enemy of Mother Nature

New York, Sept 26(Just Earth News): Echoing the sentiments of other speakers from the Latin American and Caribbean, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Venezuela told the United Nations toda ...

Bali: Thousands evacuated from active volcano site

Denpasar, Sep 25 (JEN): More that 42,000 people have been evacuated from areas around Mount Agung, an active volcano in Bali, reports said.

Mitigating climate change impacts vital for sustainable future, Somali leader urges UN Assembly

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Noting that countries across the globe – including his own – continue to pay a dear price for acts of terrorism and violent extremism, the Prime Minis ...

No time for scepticism, ‘but for decisive climate action,’ Ethiopia’s Prime Minister tells UN

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Like many other countries, Ethiopia is dealing almost every day with the adverse impacts of climate change, its Prime Minister told the United Nations Gen ...

At UN, Cuba urges relief to assist storm-hit Caribbean; cites ‘setback’ in bilateral relations with US

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): In the wake of successive hurricanes Irma and Maria, which tore through the Caribbean and left communities in desperate conditions, Cuban Foreign Minister ...

‘No room for complacency’ when survival of future generations is at stake, Bhutan tells UN Assembly

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Addressing global leaders at the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations, the Prime Minister of Bhutan underscored that the impacts of climate ch ...

Healthy oceans, safe climate imperative for small islands to survive, Pacific island leaders tell UN

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): As the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly continued on Thursday, Baron Divavesi Waqa, President of Nauru, expressed deep sorrow and ...

Devastating ‘season of natural disasters’ demands action to address extreme weather events – Dominican Republic

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): Amid a “devastating season of natural disasters” in the region – widespread catastrophe that extends to Mexico, hit by two destructive earthquakes, ...