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A new study has found traces of neonicotinoid chemicals in 75% of honey samples from across the world.

This 200-page report by Biodiversity International provides solid evidence that investments in agrobiodiversity also play a critical yet overlooked role in tackling wider global targets such as reducing poverty and malnutrition, reversing environmental degradation and combatting climate change. It demonstrates that agrobiodiversity can be a more mainstream approach to sustainable development

LONDON (Reuters) - An EU-funded index measuring biodiversity in food production is expected to be launched next year, giving investors a benchmark for assessing how companies and governments are ma

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will reinstate a mining ban in a vast area of the Amazon rainforest, the government announced on Monday, in an about-face that is a victory for environmentalists who fea

Even though the land bearing survey number 51 of Shivapura in Tarikere taluk is a deemed forest, the deputy conservator of forests (DCF) has issued No Objection Certificate for minors, to carry out

Forests are of crucial importance for Natura 2000, the EU-wide ecological network of protected areas. Nearly 25% of the total forest area in the EU is part of the network, but knowledge about how Natura 2000 is implemented in forests, and its effects on biodiversity, forest management and other land uses across the EU is fragmented.

LUCKNOW: Diversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural use in Uttar Pradesh would become difficult if the first-ever environment policy of the state gets approval.

A new United Nations report warns that a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded thanks to a doubling in the consumption of natural resources over the past 30 years.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Scientists from a global invasive species organization on Friday warned a parasitic invasive weed known as Cuscuta is threatening the survival of crops and biodiversity in weste

On 23 August it emerged that the president of Brazil, Michel Temer, had issued a decree abolishing the protected status of an immense area of the Amazon forest.

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