The top United Nations environment official has called on Kenya to act on a roadmap for reversing deforestation in the East African country.
Governments must recognize the vital economic and environmental role wetlands play in supporting human life and biodiversity, a U.N.-backed report says.
A U.N. agency called on world leaders to incorporate sustainable management of the chemicals industry into their economic and environmental policies.
Earth's environmental systems are nearly at "their biophysical limits," portending irreversible and possibly cataclysmic world changes, a U.N. report warns.
The world is on an unsustainable track despite internationally agreed upon goals and objectives on the environment and human well-being, a U.N. report says.
At least 1.5 billion members of the global work force could be affected by a transition to a greener economy, a top U.N. environmental official said.
A U.N. report identifies soil depletion and the rising number of end-of-life nuclear power reactors as pressing environmental issues, officials in New York say.
Green investments in marine and coastal resources can provide a boost to countries that depend on the maritime sector, the United Nations said.
An era where the global industrial sector is based on green energy is approaching but work is needed to make the revolution sustainable, UNIDO said from Vienna.
A British biologist was honored by the United Nations for research that led to the development of a beehive fence to keep elephants from raiding crops.