New York/IBNS: Countries must not use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to weaken environmental protection and enforcement, a UN independent human rights expert said on Wednesday.
Guwahati/IBNS : As part of anti-plastic drive, National Cadet Corps (NCC) Group HQ Guwahati units, on behalf of NER Directorate, conducted a massive plogging activity at Paltan Bazaar in Guwahati.
Mumbai/New Delhi/ IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday directed that the Metro car shed project in Aarey colony area in Mumbai can continue.
New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world.
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation.
New York, Aug 7 (IBNS): Calling 2017 “the first year in human history” that more electricity was generated globally from the sun, than oil, gas and coal combined, Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has told UN News that “we are on track” but “we really need to speed up”.
Guwahati, May 16 (IBNS) : While destruction of forest continued and it is at the peak, villagers of a remote village in Assam's hills district Dima Hasao have transformed a wasteland into a green forest by plantation drive.