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4.5 earthquake hits Nepal Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IBNS): A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Wednesday, officials said. 24-Feb-2016
Fiji receives relief supplies in wake of New York, Feb 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations has begun its work of providing international assistance to the Pacific islands of Fiji, hit by a powerful tropical cyclone that left at least 28 people dead and some 14,000 people sheltering in evacuation centres. 24-Feb-2016
Fiji Cyclone: Death toll reaches 28 Suva, Feb 23 (IBNS) At least 28 people have died in the cyclone hit Fiji, according to reports. 23-Feb-2016
Fiji: UN and Government assess needs in New York, Feb 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations has begun its assessment of the needs for international assistance to the islands of Fiji, hit by a powerful tropical cyclone that left at least 21 people dead and more than 8,000 people sheltering in evacuation centres over the weekend. 23-Feb-2016
Harsh Vardhan, Y.S. Chowdary release Sei New Delhi, Feb 22 (IBNS) Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan released Seismic microzonation reports for Delhi and Kolkata in New Delhi on Monday. 22-Feb-2016
Fiji: UNICEF on stand-by with supplies a New York, Feb 22 (Just Earth News/IBNS) In the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston that struck the island nation of Fiji Saturday night, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it is on stand-by to provide emergency supplies and additional personnel to support the Government as it works to determine critical needs. 22-Feb-2016
Bees can help boost food security of two New York, Feb 20 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday highlighted the publication of a new study that quantifies, for the first time, how much crop yields depend on the work of bees that unknowingly fertilize plants as they move from flower to flower. 20-Feb-2016
El Nino passed peak, but UN weather agen New York, Feb 19 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The 2015-2016 El Nino, one of the strongest on record, has passed its peak, but its humanitarian and economic impacts will continue for many months to come, the United Nations weather agency has announced, adding that lessons learned from this climate phenomenon would help build global resilience to weather related hazards. 19-Feb-2016
Water birds census begins in Kashmir Srinagar, Feb 17 (IBNS) Two-day census of waterbirds began on Tuesday in 23 wetlands of Kashmir valley, which hosts a million migratory birds each winter in addition to thousands of local species. 17-Feb-2016
El Nino set to have a devastating impact New York, Feb 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS)Over the coming year, humanitarian partners should prepare for food insecurity levels and food insecure population numbers in southern Africa to be at their highest levels since the 2002-2003 food crisis, the United Nations agriculture agency warned today, citing an 'intense' drought as the main cause. 13-Feb-2016
New UN report reveals devastating human New York, Feb 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) A new analysis issued on Thursday by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) shows that 2015 – the hottest year on record – confirmed that weather and climate-related disasters now dominate disaster trends linked to natural hazards. 12-Feb-2016
Climate outlook 'particularly concerning New York, Feb 11 (Just Earth News/IBNS) El Niño conditions have caused the lowest recorded rainfall between October and December across many regions of Southern Africa in at least 35 years, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reported in its latest report. 11-Feb-2016
Ban welcomes proposal for first binding New York, Feb 10 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Welcoming a proposal by the United Nation's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on the first binding limits on carbon dioxide emissions from the aviation industry, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Wednesday for further strengthening of emissions standards as quickly as possible. 10-Feb-2016
Aircel Kolkata trade partners join hands Kolkata, Feb 9 (IBNS) Building on its commitment towards the cause of tiger conservation in India, Aircel organized a two-day field visit for its trade partners from Kolkata to Sunderbans National Park and Tiger reserve. 09-Feb-2016
CSE slams the statement of Jaguar and La New Delhi Feb 8 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment on Monday condemned the misleading remark of the Jaguar and Land Rover Chief Ralph Ralf Speth in claiming that their cars act like air purifying machines. 08-Feb-2016
6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan Taipei, Feb 6 (IBNS): At least three people were killed as a massive earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Saturday. 06-Feb-2016
Govt to build Borehole Geophysics Resear Karad/Maharashtra, Feb 2 (IBNS) Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan led the Bhoomi-Pujan (an initiation ritual done before construction) ceremony for construction of the Borehole Geophysics Research Laboratory at Hazarmachi, Karad, according to a government release. 02-Feb-2016
Javadekar emphasises on spread of awaren New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): In his message for World Wetlands Day, which is observed on Feb 2, Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, said it is the day to promote, create awareness and ensure positive and affirmative action for conservation of wetlands. 01-Feb-2016
Fire in Mumbai's Deonar dumping grounds Mumbai, Feb 1 (IBNS): As the fire in Mumbai's Deonar garbage dumping ground rages on, covering parts of central Mumbai in thick smog, government schools in the Shivaji Nagar and Deonar area remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Monday. 01-Feb-2016
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