The 12th meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity opened at a resort in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, on Monday for 19 days of discussion sessions on sustainable development, under the auspices of the U.N. Conference on Environment and Development.
The conference on the development of activities as part of the framework convention on biological diversity started in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said.
The marchers and mayors, the ministers and presidents, have come and gone. So what is the verdict on Climate Week, the summit meeting on global warming convened by the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, in New York?
With political action on climate change stuck in reverse gear, investor responses and public action is where the power lies
NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A team of researchers recently studied 120 ice sheets collapses and other factors to put together the history of sea level rise for the past 500,000 years.
27 September 2014 – In their addresses to the United Nations General Assembly today, King Tupou IV of Tonga, Fijian Prime Minister Josaia V. Bainimarama, and Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoaga of Tuvalu, all reaffirmed their commitment to the fight against climate change and for sustainable dev ...
The melting Arctic is not the source for less saline Nordic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream that has provided less salt. A new study published Sunday in Nature Geoscience documents that the source of fresher Nordic Seas since 1950 is rooted in the saline Atlantic as opposed to Arctic freshwater that ...
Isotope analysis could help in the rush to save South Africa's cycads from extinction.
High in a humid tropical forest in the Sierra de Cayey, Puerto Rico, Benjamin Crain and his field assistant were carefully picking their way through the dense growth of moss-clad trees.
With an estimated population of 700 million individuals, domestic dogs are the most abundant carnivore in the world and are present everywhere that man has settled.