A new research paper by a Plymouth University academic shows that children all over the world are more likely to be at risk if they're female and below the poverty line.
The United States and partner countries were to announce new marine reserves on Monday at the start of a major conference in Chile on protecting the world's oceans.
Reaching a successful climate deal in Paris at the end of the year is the last chance to save the planet, France warned the United Nations Monday.
India successfully launched on Monday its first high-tech telescopes into space to study the stars, as New Delhi seeks to take another major step in its ambitious and low-cost space programme.
World leaders accustomed to fine dining had a surprise on their plates Sunday at the United Nations—trash.
World leaders are launching an ambitious drive to transform the planet by 2030 with the adoption on Friday of new UN goals to wipe out extreme poverty, promote health and education and combat climate change.
On September 25 world leaders will meet in New York to formalise the new Sustainable Development Goals. These 17 goals will guide efforts to reduce poverty and increase well-being, without destroying the Earth. The Conversation ...
A group of ecologists at Oregon State University argue that scientific "business as usual" will fall far short of what is needed to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are expected to be adopted by the United ...
Cyberattacks against American interests are likely to continue and grow more damaging, in part because hackers face a low risk of consequences, the director of national intelligence told Congress Thursday.
Indonesia has unveiled an ambitious new target for reducing carbon emissions, promising to slash its greenhouse gas output by 29 percent by 2030, the government said Wednesday.