environment

Effects of global warming worrying sportsmen, UN-backed report says

Smog, more intense sunlight and declining ski conditions are among growing environmental changes caused by global warming and pollution that are worrying sportsmen and sportswomen around the world, according to a United Nations-supported international survey released today.

Visiting Galapagos, Annan calls for environmental protection

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today visited the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador and issued a strong call for protection of the natural environment.

Annan calls for expanded laws against environmental damage in war

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan called today for tougher international laws to protect the environment in times of armed conflict.