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NASA selects instruments to track climat Washington, July 31 (IBNS) NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. 31-Jul-2014
Rights to safe water, sanitation must no New York, July 31 (IBNS) While Kenyans have rights to safe water and sanitation on paper, it is now time to turn the law into reality for the millions who do not enjoy these fundamental rights, an independent United Nations human rights expert said at the end of her mission to the country. 31-Jul-2014
Pune village landslide: 23 dead, 8 broug Pune, July 31 (IBNS) The death toll in the landslide in Maharashtra's Ambegaon village touched 23 while eight were rescued alive even as more are feared dead and trapped under the debris, said rescue officials on Thursday. 31-Jul-2014
10 killed in Pune village landslide, ma Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least ten died while more than 150 others were feared trapped under debris as landslides hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village, about 120 km from here, on Wednesday, said media reports. 30-Jul-2014
Five killed in Pune village landslide, m Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least five deaths were confirmed while about 100 others were feared trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said. 30-Jul-2014
Landslide in Pune village, several feare Pune July 30 (IBNS): At least 150 people are feared to be trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said. 30-Jul-2014
MP: Police seizes Greenpeace signal boos Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, July 29 (IBNS): A Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police on Tuesday, along with other communication equipment in Amelia village in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. 29-Jul-2014
UN agency calls for urgent action to pro New York, July 25 (IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy. 25-Jul-2014
Montreal Protocol meet ends today in Par New Delhi, July 18 (IBNS): Should hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) be discussed under Montreal Protocol? This question continues to divide the international community on the closing day of the 34th session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) under the Protocol. 19-Jul-2014
More landslides in Uttarakhand, Char Dha Dehradun, July 17 (IBNS) Heavy downpour continued in Uttarakhand triggering more landslides and halting the Char Dham yatra, said reports on Thursday. 17-Jul-2014
Landslides block Char Dham roads in Utta Hardwar, July 16 (IBNS) The pilgrimage and tourist movement to Char Dham in Uttarakhand has been suspended owing to heavy landslides and rain, said reports on Wednesday. 16-Jul-2014
Ban appoints former Irish President Mary New York, July 15 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September. 15-Jul-2014
Time is not on our side: Ban New York, July 9 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, introducing a new United Nations-backed report outlining pathways major industrial economies can use to cut their carbon emissions by mid-century, called on Tuesday for broad cooperation and "bold" action or the world will face dangerous and irreversible climate disruption. 09-Jul-2014
Prakash Javadekar releases "India State New Delhi, July 8 (IBNS): The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forests & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday released the biennial report "India State of Forest Report (ISFR)" in New Delhi. 08-Jul-2014
UN expert panel urges collective action New York, July 3 (IBNS) A newly issued United Nations-backed expert panel report takes a close look at where and how food waste occurs and recommends a number of actions that could help reduce the 1.3 billion tonnes of food that are squandered worldwide each year. 03-Jul-2014
UN initiative strengthens drought monito New York, July 2 (IBNS): Although drought is a "silent killer" in Asia and the Pacific, access to scientific information and knowledge remain a challenge for many countries in the region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said on Tuesday at a milestone forum on drought monitoring and early warning. 02-Jul-2014
UN reports on new roadmap to boost small New York, July 1 (IBNS): If small-scale forest and farm producers joined to form producer organizations, they could increase forest productivity and improve livelihoods of local communities, the United Nations agricultural agency and its partners on Monday reported. 01-Jul-2014
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