About a quarter of India's land is turning to desert and degradation of agricultural areas is becoming a severe problem, the environment minister said, potentially threatening food security in the

Study under way on Mongolian steppes aims to improve knowledge of warming effects on vegetation.

A two-percent increase in Ecological Fund allocation to states of the federation has been recommended by the Committee on Environment at the on-going National Conference in Abuja.

Desertification: The Invisible Frontline, which was published by the UNCCD, emphasizes that, as the climate changes, so is the face of the earth, and with devastating effects on the lives of those who depend on the land. This publication examines desertification as a cause of global conflict and instability.

The world's largest tropical desert, the Sahara, has suffered a catastrophic collapse of its wildlife populations, a new study has warned.

Traditional community management system to climate variability : Case of common property resources in Thar desert of Western Rajasthan - A presentation by Rucha Dande at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

Thousands of hectares of land in the southern belt of Mahottari district suffered productivity degradation as no clear policy was brought for the conservation of Chure area in the northern belt of

Drought is becoming a recurring problem in some parts of the world

Canada is leaving a drought treaty, becoming the only UN member to do so, Canadian media report.

The government of the Tibet autonomous region plans to invest more than 3.5 billion yuan ($563 million) in 2013, 10.5 percent more than last year, in environmental protection.

The amount of land needed to grow crops worldwide is at a peak and an area more than twice the size of France can return to nature by 2060 due to rising yields and slower population growth, a group