Australia's attempts to curb damage to the Great Barrier Reef, which was almost listed as being in danger earlier this year, are falling well short of targets, a report released by the national and

Britain is poised to reject a large wind farm project in the English Channel as it would jeopardise the UNESCO World Heritage Site status of the country's Jurassic Coast, British newspaper The Tele

Bangladesh wildlife officials are mulling a ban on access to the Sundarbans after an alarming rise in poaching of tigers that live in the world's largest mangrove forest, rangers said on Tuesday.

Vigilant people living in fringe areas of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam, are making a significant contribution in protecting endangered one-horned rhinoce

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has approved a plan to build a new road through Can Gio Mangrove Forest, a biosphere reserve recognized by the United Nations Educat

GUWAHATI: Jorba, the lone sniffer dog deployed in Assam's Kaziranga National Park to combat rhino poachers, will now have company.

To measure the effect of climate change on the flora and fauna of Sundarbans, the Zoological Survey of India has set up monitoring bases inside the mangrove forests.

Greg Hunt, the federal environment minister, has said a UN decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as in danger shows that Australia is a “role model to the world” in environmental protection.

The UN has called for a blanket ban on logging and mining in Tasmania’s world heritage area and demanded the Tasmanian government rethink its new management plan for the vast wilderness.

ISLAMABAD: The winner of the 2015 UNESCO Avicenna Prize of Ethics in Science is Pakistani Professor of Biotechnology and bioethicist Zabta Khan Shinwari.

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