Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 23, 2014 (SKNIS): St. Kitts and Nevis will have a leading voice contributing to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), as the Federation was elected to the CBD Conference of the Parties (COP) Bureau for COP 13 to be held in Mexico in 2016.
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
Scientists have discovered how an invisible menagerie of microbes in permafrost soils acts as global drivers of Earth processes such as climate via gas exchange between soils and the atmosphere.
International trade with agricultural and wood products is an increasingly important driver of tropical deforestation.
Volatile rainstorms drive complex landscape changes in deserts, particularly in dryland channels, which are shaped by flash flooding.
Four commodities produced in just eight countries are responsible for a third of the world's forest loss, according to a new report.
Earlier this week, the Brazilian government announced the declaration of a new federal reserve deep in the Amazon rainforest.
Invasive Species Council says Australia has not heeded lessons from decision to introduce cane toad in Queensland in 1935
Marrakech — By leveraging knowledge about climate change, through adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march towards sustainable development.
Wildlife is an important renewable natural resource, with economic, cultural, nutritional and recreational value to humans, Parties at the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12), held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea concluded.