26 April 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
Is the state of our environment really all doom and gloom? The first Conservation Optimism Summit suggests a need, as well as a cause, for optimism.
The changes in the region are so significant they will have implications across the globe
Climate change has put nearly 12 million Colombians at risk from natural disasters like flooding and landslides, which could kill hundreds and cause serious infrastructure damage, the environment minister said on Tuesday.
Discussions on risk reduction will be centre stage over the coming months, and gender will undoubtedly enter the conversation.
A new study indicates that the number of plant and animal species at risk of extinction may be considerably higher than previously thought. A team of researchers, however, believe they've come up with a formula that will help paint a more accurate picture.
Lima, Apr. 25. Peru will strengthen conservation of various marine and coastal protected areas thanks to a €10-million contribution by the German Government, Environment Minister Elsa Galarza announced on Tuesday.
A report by a leading research body monitoring the Arctic has found that previous projections of global sea level rise for the end of the century could be too low, thanks in part to the pace of ice loss of Arctic glaciers and the vast ice sheet of Greenland.
Yes, say chefs and conservationists. But only if traps or robots can bring in more lionfish from depths divers can't reach.
We are hearing more and more about stress, and threats to the Arctic, but not so much about Antarctica.
Dodoma — The Minister of State in Vice President's Office (Union Affairs and Environment), Mr January Makamba, yesterday told the Parliament that serious measures are required to save the country from environmental disaster.
The abrupt change in direction of a Yukon river because of a rapidly melting glacier has attracted international attention.
Climate change could lead to overall increase in river flow, but more droughts and floods, study shows
TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change should be grasped as an opportunity to attract vast capital flows into low-carbon investments, create jobs and spur economic growth, rather than viewed as a money-absorbing burden, top officials and experts said.
TOKYO—— With contrasts being such a notable feature of life in Japan, it is no surprise that – like in most countries – opinions of older and younger generations on climate change are so different.
Picture Kenya. You’d be forgiven for defaulting to mainstream media imagery of people in poverty - starvation, flies, and sprawling slums. Or perhaps you picture an open savannah at sunset, the red glow silhouetting a herd of elephants as they move slowly across the horizon.
The world needs to do more to protect the Antarctic wilderness and its wildlife, scientists warned Tuesday, as they marked World Penguin Day.
Artificial lawns, plants from arid countries and flower beds designed to cope with floods are among future features of UK gardens outlined in a major new report.
Roadside verges are becoming the last refuge for some of the rarest wild flowers and plants in the UK, according to a conservation charity.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 24 2017 (IPS) - Keen to tap its natural resources as a way to boost its struggling economy, Guyana struck a multi-million-dollar deal with Norway in 2009.
While parts of Kenya are becoming drier, a growing number of people are starting to keep camels. The animals are more drought-resistant than cows - and their highly nutritious milk is catching on around the world.
Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot, and could lead to a loss of countless ecosystem services to humanity and biodiversity in the region, stakeholders have warned.