The number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has grown from 35 to 62 in just three years, with climate change being the fastest growing threat they face, according to a report released by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the UN climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.

The United Nations cultural body UNESCO has voted to leave the Great Barrier Reef off its "in danger" list despite recent widespread destruction of the World Heritage Site.

The United Nations' cultural body UNESCO has called on Poland to halt logging in its ancient Bialowieza Forest, saying it could otherwise decide to place it on its list of world heritage sites in d

Hundreds of environmentalists protested in Krakow Tuesday against widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest as a conference of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee got underway in the hist

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow has decided to remove Simien National Park from the List of World Heritage in Danger in recognition of improvements in its management and of measures

JOHANNESBURG - The United Nations has called it one of Africa's biggest remaining wilderness areas.

Relying on information on Uganda’s mining cadastre, the report states that the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM) has granted several mining exploration licenses in protected areas

UNESCO is collaborating with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to develop culturally acceptable early warning tools that will improve indigenous adaptation and resilience to disaster

As per recent data collected from air quality monitoring stations in five places across the country show the historic site has become highly polluted.

The government's recent rejection of the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats has evoked a mixed response — politicians from the region support the government's stand and environmentalists striden

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