The International Day for the Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem was observed in Puducherry.

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed a bill for establishment of regional centers for biotechnology, under the auspices of UNESCO, in the National Capital Region.

The Great Barrier Reef could be considered again for an “in danger” listing by the United Nations World Heritage Committee following the devastating bleaching this year, the Guardian can reveal.

Older than the Himalaya mountains, the mountain chain of the Western Ghats are well known for their rich and unique flora and fauna.

The European Union executive on Thursday stepped up efforts to stop Poland from its planned increase in logging in Europe's last primeval forest, adding to bad blood between Brussels and Warsaw.

Mass coral bleaching has destroyed at least 35 percent of the northern and central Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists said on Monday, a major blow to the World Heritage Site that attracts ab

WORLD Heritage Sites like the iconic Great Zimbabwe Monument and the splendid Victoria Falls are coming under severe pressure from climate change, threatening to erode the sites' outstanding univer

KOCHI: India's iconic Elephanta Caves , the glorious abode of Lord Shiva and an epitome of Hindu cave culture, is facing a long-term risk from sea-level rise, according to a new report.

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tour

PARIS: The Statue of Liberty, Uganda's gorilla forest, Stonehenge and Venice — the United Nations on Thursday listed 31 protected sites threatened by sea level rise, drought and other climate chang

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