Low-cost solar panels and solar batteries will be provided to poor communities in 14 countries in Africa and Asia in the next four years, the UN Development Programme said Thursday.

The number of elephants in two wildlife sanctuaries in Tanzania has fallen by nearly 42 percent in just three years, a census showed on Tuesday, as poachers increasingly killed the animals for thei

Intense debate persists about the climatic mechanisms governing hydrologic changes in tropical and subtropical southeast Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum, about 20,000 years ago. In particular, the relative importance of atmospheric and oceanic processes is not firmly established. Southward shifts of the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) driven by high-latitude climate changes have been suggested as a primary forcing, whereas other studies infer a predominant influence of Indian Ocean sea surface temperatures on regional rainfall changes.

Rainfall patterns in southern Africa are becoming erratic as climate change takes its toll, threatening long-term production of staple and cash crops in the region.

PANJIM: In a development that could send shivers down the spine of Goan iron ore exporters, China on Saturday said that they have already started looking out for alternate markets considering the u

Bangladesh has enhanced its status by one notch to 95th among 110 nations in a worldwide assessment of wealth and quality of life.

The Earth's natural resources like food, water and forests are being depleted at an alarming speed, causing hunger, conflict, social unrest and species extinction, experts at a climate and health c

Melbourne has edged out long-time front-runner Vancouver to be rated the world's most liveable city, a world-wide survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit said Tuesday.

“CHOLERA most forcibly teaches us our mutual connection.

The food price hike in 2011 has forced the poor to work harder, eat less, live more frugally than ever before, and draw on any resources or assets that they have to cope with the situation.

It was revealed in a research report released on Wednesday by the Institute of Development Studies and Oxfam GB at the latter