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New York, Nov 13(Just Earth News): With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23), in Bonn, Germany, entering its final week of negotiations, the Fiji Presidency on Monday announced an agreement on a Gender Action Plan, highlighting the role of women in climate action.

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Costa Rica rocked by 6.5M quake

San Jose, Nov 13 (JEN): A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica on Sunday night, reports said.

Over 200 people killed as 7.3M earthquake strikes Iraq-Iran border

Baghdad/Tehran, Nov 13 (JEN): Over 200 people have died after a quake with magnitude 7.3 struck the border region of Iraq and Iran, local Mehr news agency reported.

7.3M earthquake strikes Iraq-Iran border, kills at least 130 people

Baghdad/Tehran, Nov 13 (JEN): At least 130 people have died after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the border region between Iraq and Iran, reports said.

Bonn: new efforts announced at UN climate conference to push for further, faster climate action

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): Cities, the transport sector and ocean advocates today announced a number of new initiatives to push for further, faster climate action, at the Unite ...

In wake of ‘Paradise Papers’ leak, UN experts urge States to take action against corporate tax fraud

New York, Nov 12 (Just Earth News): Ratings agencies must downgrade businesses responsible for unethical practices such as tax evasion carried out through off-shore-registered companie ...

Bonn: New initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors announced at UN Climate Conference

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday, at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn ...

Accelerate climate action and raise ambition, urges UN chief

New York, Nov 10(Just Earth News): As the impact of climate change worsens around the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble ...

Bonn: At UN climate conference, Congo Basin youth spotlight their work protecting fragile forest ecosystem

New York, Nov 10(Just Earth News): Youth groups working in Africa’s Congo Basin countries are supporting economic progress in isolated rural communities while protecting the forest, and it ...

Bonn: Participants at UN conference examine human mobility in an era of climate change

New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): As the number of people displaced worldwide due to climate change-related events continues to grow, the United Nations and its partners are focusing on regi ...