Environment
Environment
New York, June 7(Just Earth News): As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustainable trade of fisheries. more
FEATURE: Climate change and the world’s oceans

New York, June 6(Just Earth News): The vital link between oceans and climate change is among the issues at the forefront of discussions at the United Nations Ocean Conference taking place in ...

Sustainable production a 'powerful engine' for decent work creation – UN labour chief

New York, June 6(Just Earth News): Emphasizing the potential for 'greening' the world of work, the top United Nations labour official told delegates at the International Labour Conference on ...

UN Ocean Conference opens with calls for united action to reverse human damage

New York, June 5 (Just Earth News): Opening a “game-changing” international conference on the health of the world’s oceans and seas, top United Nations officials on Monday urged coordi ...

Get outside, connect with the planet that sustains us, urges UN on World Environment Day

New York, June 4(Just Earth News): With the theme of this year's World Environment Day – 'Connecting People to Nature' – aimed at highlighting the well-documented physical and mental hea ...

UN poised to open summit on world's oceans; outcome will 'call for action' on ocean health

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): Warming oceans, depleting sea life and plastic pollution are on the agenda for next week's ocean summit at the United Nations, which will call for urgent ...

Green economy is 'the economy of the future,' says UN chief, urging commitment to climate action

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): Underscoring the threats posed by climate change – those already apparent, as well as those sure to impact the future of the planet – United Nations ...

FEATURE: UN Ocean Conference ‘dream come true’ for Caribbean nations such as Trinidad and Tobago

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): Protecting the oceans is among the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the blueprint for a more just and equitable world adopted by the ...

US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment' – UN

New York, June 2(Just Earth News): The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate c ...

Climate action 'a necessity and an opportunity,' says UN chief, urging world to rally behind Paris accord

New York, May 31(Just Earth News): Highlighting the seriousness of the impact of climate change on the planet and its inhabitants, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tue ...