Women farmers can make powerful earth resources guardians, says UN

Women farmers can make powerful earth resources guardians, says UN

WNN EarthWATCH (WNN/UN) United Nations New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Giving women access to and control of natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals is essential to ensure war-torn countries can achieve long-term peace, according to a United Nations report recently released on November 6, 2013. “At a practical level, women form the […]

Biodiversity of marine life is essential to saving species

Biodiversity of marine life is essential to saving species

WNN Earth Watch (WNN/UN) United Nations, New York, N.Y., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Unless greater efforts are made to reverse current trends, the world will run out of freshwater, the United Nations said today marking the International Day for Biological Diversity and urging stronger scientific alliances to understand and protect natural resources. “We live in an […]

Organized crime kills elephants under increased ivory poaching says UN

Organized crime kills elephants under increased ivory poaching says UN

WNN Earth Watch (WNN/UN) United Nations, New York, N.Y., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Eight countries identified as being the most affected by the illegal trade in elephant ivory have submitted national action plans to the United Nations-backed treaty for the conservation of endangered species containing measures to combat the scourge. The Secretariat of United Nations CITES […]