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    India’s Rejection of Global Environment Report ‘Perilous’

    The Environmental Performance Index 2022 ranked India as world’s least environmentally sustainable country. India rejected the report, challenging its methodology. The EPI report’s chief...

    Living in Harmony with Nature

    Indigenous communities have historically been at the margins of formal global negotiations on climate change. They were finally given a voice alongside governments in...

    A Billion ‘Dryland-Like’ Hectares Under Threat, Says FAO Study 

    According to a report launched at United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification COP15, presumed drylands are under threat from unsustainable use, such as overgrazing...

    No Climate Transition Without Securing Land Rights

    The ongoing session of the Conference of Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) dwells upon the theme, ‘Land, Life....

    Delhi’s Heatwave: A Warning For Worse Summers To Come?

    India could experience further unprecedented and prolonged heatwaves, extreme weathers, increased hospitalizations even leading up to fatalities and irreparable damage to agriculture and wildlife...

    Tree Loss In Tropics Casts Doubt Over Climate Goals

    Tropics lost 11.1 million hectares of forest cover in 2021, with the Amazon, Democratic Republic of Congo seeing the greatest losses. The need for...

    Can Forests Undo Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic, Conflict?

    Trees can provide means for recovery and inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies, if action to unlock their potential is stepped up. For instance, the...

    UN Recognizes Broadcaster Attenborough With Lifetime Achievement Award

    Attenborough, 95, is arguably the world’s best-known natural history broadcaster. During a career that began with the dawn of television, he has penned and...
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    ILO Adopts New Guidelines On Biological Hazards In The World Of Work

    Groundbreaking new guidelines on handling biological hazards in the workplace have been agreed by experts representing governments and employers’...

    Ocean Heat, Deoxygenation and Acidification are “Alarming”, Says WMO

    Global mean sea level reached a new record high in 2021, after increasing at an average 4.5 mm per...

    First Batch of Village Engineers Ready, Says Rajeev Chandrasekhar

    Training was provided in five fields – electrical and solar energy, agricultural mechanization, e-governance, plumbing and masonry and two...

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