Last Updated: 15 April 2017 - 04:33

Unhealthy, polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year

A new report from the World Health Organization says that a quarter of all global deaths of children under five are the result of polluted or unhealthy environments.

Iran’s President Urges Use of New Technologies to Protect Environment

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for employment of new technologies and effective management to reduce pressure on the environmental resources.

Biologists say half of all species could be extinct by end of century

Scientists at Vatican conference are searching for a solution to the manmade ‘major extinction event’

New UN climate chief: 'Action on warming unstoppable'

The UN’s new climate chief says she’s worried about President Donald Trump - but confident that action to curb climate change is unstoppable.

Senate confirms EPA foe to run agency

The Senate confirmed a chief critic of the Environmental Protection Agency to lead the agency in a narrow, mostly partisan vote Friday.
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