At the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) taking place in Nairobi this week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) was among a group of agencies launching a new tool and report that

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday came down heavily on the civic bodies in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh over rampant dumping of municipal solid waste on the floodplains of Yamuna near Taj

The Western Ghats are spread across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

To save energy consumption, all 17 railway stations on the world heritage Kalka-Shimla rail track will soon have the solar lighting system.

Agra: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notices to the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government seeking their replies on a petition filed by a city resident and environment activist on

India's three major natural World Heritage Sites - the Western Ghats, Sundarbans National Park and Manas Wildlife Sanctuary - are facing threats from harmful industrial activities like mining, acco

Beautiful, healthy environments are more than just eye candy -- in fact according to a report commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund, healthy environments boost local economies.

China's nature reserve Wudalianchi in Heilongjiang provincehas been awarded a top UNESCO -- UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation -- award, the media reported on Sunday.

The International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO added 20 sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves during its meeting in the capital of Peru on

The Australian government ended its push to log World Heritage-listed forests on the southern island state of Tasmania on Sunday, after the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO issued a report cal