Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York, Oct 30 (JEN): The United Nations Economic and Social Council has embarked on a timely slate of far-reaching reforms that will make it a stronger, more issues-oriented body, as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon notes that mounting global economic, social and environmental pressures “suggest that the world will see continued turbulence in the coming years.” more
International football star to spotlight illegal wildlife trade

New York, Oct 30 (JEN): International football star Yaya Touré Tuesday joined the roster of Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), pledging to combat t ...

Ban seeks clean energy transformation for sustainable future

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday called for a clean energy transformation to help put the world on a more sustainable path, stressing that this wi ...

Japan: UN hails remediation efforts in Fukushima-affected areas

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): Good progress has been made by Japan in remediation efforts in areas affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, a group of United Nations experts have said i ...

Netherlands seeks UN support on Greenpeace ship

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): The Netherlands Monday submitted a request to the United Nations-backed International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea for provisional measures in a dispute with Russi ...

Greenpeace shares concern on Phailin

New Delhi, Oct 12 (JEN): Environmental non-profit organisation Greenpeace India has shared the concern for the people of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, who face the devastation that will be cau ...