CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh mayor Davesh Moudgil along with municipal commissioner Jitender Yadav and other senior officers visited the new waste to compost unit at the garbage processing plant, GPP Dad

The world’s last great wildernesses are shrinking at an alarming rate.

Climate changes and the loss of biodiversity are twin challenges. Each threatens to undermine efforts to achieve sustainable development.

More than 20 million US dollars have been transferred by Green Climate Fund (GCF), to the UN Environment in The Gambian Ecosystem Based Adaptation project, The Point has been informed.

Governments and national as well as corporations are driving the demand for water, land, fossil fuels, raw materials, and organic resources of all kinds, as never before. Previously intact ecosystems are being sacrificed to satisfy this hunger for resources. Thousands of people are losing their livelihoods as a consequence.

This paper describes research undertaken in five Indian cities (Shimla, Indore, Gorakhpur, Panjim and Guwahati), to improve the understanding of the vulnerability of urban poor children to climatic risks and the role of peri-urban ecosystems in resilience building.

This guidance provides support to practitioners and policymakers on the role of peri-urban ecosystems in adaptation and the resilience of urban systems against climatic and water related disasters. The guidance focuses on the Asia-Pacific region in particular, but also contains helpful information for other developing country contexts.

Decades of unsustainable logging has created an “extinction debt” in Victoria’s central highlands that will trigger an ecosystem-wide collapse within 50 years without urgent intervention from the s

Asserts that no single authority can be held responsible for rising air pollution

Move to help miners become cautious and undertake mining responsibly’

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