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Himachal Pradesh: Mild quake hits Chamba

Shimla/UNI:  An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale hit Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on early Saturday.

29-Feb-2020
Kerala: Two mild earthquakes hit Idukki

Idukki/UNI: Two mild earthquakes occurred near Idukki reservoir in this district of Kerala.

28-Feb-2020
Himachal Pradesh: 3.6 magnitude earthqua

Shimla/UNI: Moderate intensity earthquake of 3.6 magnitude jolted parts of Chamba district of the hilly state on Wednesday.

26-Feb-2020
Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has occurred in eastern Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

26-Feb-2020
Biodiversity ‘fundamental’ for globa

New York/IBNS: Because the production of everything we eat transforms the environment, the United Nations agriculture chief told a high-level UN meeting on biodiversity that careful discussions are needed to decide on the scale of acceptable transformations.

25-Feb-2020
Climate change takes toll on Zimbabwe’

New York/IBNS: Alongside the human population, Africa’s animals are suffering greatly from the effects of climate change, which United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mahommed saw first-hand on Sunday in Zimbabwe.

24-Feb-2020
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake registered off

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk/Sputnik:: A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred off the Kuril Islands, a representative of the Sakhalin regional branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) told Sputnik.

24-Feb-2020
Xinjiang railway resumes operation after

Urumqi/Xinhua/UNI:  Service on a pivotal railway has resumed after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday night.

22-Feb-2020
Protecting migratory species in a rapidl

New York/IBNS: Many animals – including birds, fish and mammals – migrate along set routes in search of food or breeding grounds. How best to protect them in a rapidly changing world is the focus of a major UN wildlife meeting which opened in Gandhinagar, India, on Monday.

18-Feb-2020
5.1-magnitude quake hits Teploklyuchenka

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 99 km SE of Teploklyuchenka, Kyrgyzstan at 0331 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

15-Feb-2020
Act now to prevent Desert Locust catastr

New York/IBNS: With the rainy season fast approaching, countries in the Horn of Africa are in a race against time to tackle a Desert Locust invasion amidst ongoing humanitarian challenges, the United Nations warned on Monday.

11-Feb-2020
In 2018 and 2019, one extreme weather ev

Nimli/Alwar/IBNS: The continuity and intensity of extreme weather events in India in the 2018-19 period has taken even climate scientists and meteorologists by complete surprise, says the latest State of India’s Environment Annual, which was released here today by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.

09-Feb-2020
Climate crisis: Antarctic continent post

New York/IBNS: Fresh fears of accelerating damage to the planet’s ice sheets and sea level rise have been fuelled by confirmation from the UN’s weather agency that the Antarctic likely saw a new temperature record of more than 18°C on Thursday.

08-Feb-2020
2020: the year for action, to ‘rise up

New York/IBNS: With the ocean in deep crisis, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations are urging governments and corporations to take bold action to safeguard the ocean.  After a two-day preparatory meeting in New York ahead of June’s UN Ocean Conference in Portugal, activists handed over what they termed “A Blue Call to Action” to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on Wednesday.  

06-Feb-2020
Ocean Conference has potential to be a

New York/IBNS: The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in a few months’ time promises to be “a critical moment” for the health of life under water and on land, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Tuesday, as preparations got underway.

05-Feb-2020
Climate action ‘both a priority and a

New York/IBNS: Climate action will be both a priority and a driver of world affairs through the coming decade, United Nations Secretary-General chief António Guterres announced on Monday, during a speech at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday, in which he declared that the next ten years will be “crucial for achieving a fair globalization, boosting economic growth and building peaceful societies”.

04-Feb-2020
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