Environment/Science
Environment/Science
New York: Caribbean and UN leaders were on hand for the first regional launch of a plan to ensure that every person on the planet is protected by early warning systems by 2027, held in Bridgetown, Barbados on Tuesday. more
Revive and restore wetlands, home to 40 per cent of all biodiversity

New York: Although coastal and freshwater wetlands – such as swamps, mangroves and marshes - contain 40 per cent of all plant and animal species, many are polluted or degraded due t ...

3 die in New Zealand’s Auckland amid floods: Reports

Auckland: At least three people died in New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland amid flooding caused by torrential rains, the country’s public broadcaster RNZ reports.

Climate crisis and migration: Greta Thunberg supports IOM over ‘life and death’ issue

New York: The head of the UN migration agency IOM, and leading climate justice activist, Greta Thunberg, called on Friday for immediate action to help tackle the impacts of climate change ...

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal on Tuesday as tremors were also felt in Indian capital city New Delhi.

‘Let’s all become the champions the ocean needs’ – UN chief Guterres

New York: On the last day of his visit to Cabo Verde, UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the Ocean Race Summit Mindelo, saying that “ending the ocean emergency i ...

Surviving in minus 62 degree Celsius- the world's coldest city in Russia

Yakutsk: Mercury dropped to minus 62 degrees Celsius during an abnormally cold snap in Russia's Yakutsk, the coldest city in the world.

UN experts to intervene in Zambia lead pollution case

New York: A South African court has allowed a group of UN-appointed experts to intervene in a class action lawsuit against a mining company based in Zambia, the UN human rights office, OH ...

Afghanistan: Extreme weather leaves 78 people dead

Kabul: A statistics revealed by the Ministry for Disaster Management has shown at least 78 people have died from extreme cold exposure across the country over the past nine days.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology an ...