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Spending time in nature is good for us, reveals study

Spending time in nature is good for us. Studies have shown that contact with nature can lift our well-being by affecting  emotions, influencing  thoughts, reducing stress and improving physical health. Even brief exposure to nature can help.

Nature’s Hints In Kerala And Balochistan: Road To Extinction

Human greed is causing destruction of forest covers in India's Kerala and Pakistan's Balochistan exposing the regions to future climate disasters. Sai Kiran from from India's Thiruvananthapuram and Tanveer Ahmed from Quetta in Pakistan report in a cross-border journalism project

Giraffes, parrots, and oak trees, among many species facing extinction

New York: Around one million species are facing extinction, according to a report from IPBES, an independent intergovernmental science and policy body supported by the UN.

Reflect nature’s ‘true value’ in economic policies and decisions, UN chief urges

New York: Nations must start weighing up the cost of economic profit against damage to the environment if they are to have a chance at a sustainable future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday.

‘Make peace with nature’, UN chief urges at Ocean Decade launch

New York: January marked the beginning of what many within the UN and beyond view as “the most critical decade of our lives”, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said on Wednesday, launching a major initiative to protect the world’s oceans through the next ten years.

‘New contract’ needed with nature to keep drought and deserts at bay

New York/IBNS: The UN Secretary-General has called for “a new contract for nature” to address ongoing global challenges connected to land degradation, such as forced migration, hunger and climate change.