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'Equine strep throat' kills 4,000 donkeys in Niger 'Equine strep throat' kills 4,000 donkeys in Niger

Donkeys are used by millions of people to get around in Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world


River-saving drive: success depends on monitoring River-saving drive: success depends on monitoring

The recent strong drive against river encroachers raised a new hope for protecting the country’s rivers


Erratic climate affects livelihoods in lower Teesta basin: study Erratic climate affects livelihoods in lower Teesta basin: study

According to the study, the people living in the Teesta River basin must be able to cope with the impacts of climate change


Australia experiences hottest summer on record

Australia records hottest-ever summer

Hundreds of individual heat records are shattered across the country over the past three months


Australia suffers hottest summer on record, little relief in sight Australia suffers hottest summer on record, little relief in sight

Australia suffered its hottest summer on record from December through February


Large Iceberg is set to break away from Antarctica Large Iceberg is set to break away from Antarctica

An iceberg roughly twice the size of New York City is set to break away from an Antarctic ice shelf as a result of a rapidly spreading rift


Hailstorm kills ‘several thousand birds’ in Narail Hailstorm kills ‘several thousand birds’ in Narail

Khabir Uddin, chairman of the Ecopark, says since 2004 different species of birds come to the park from October and stay here for around 8 months


Plastic found in deepest ocean animals Plastic found in deepest ocean animals

More than 300 million tonnes of plastics are produced annually, and there are at least five trillion plastic pieces floating in our oceans


Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation

One of three islands in the Juan Fernandez archipelago, 700 kilometers off the Pacific coast of Chile, it was discovered in the sixteenth century


36-foot whale found dead In the Middle of Amazon 36-foot whale found dead In the Middle of Amazon

The whale was found on the Brazilian island of Marajo, at the mouth of the Amazon River - about 15 metres from the ocean


Dog's Personalities Change Over Time Similar to Humans Dog's Personalities Change Over Time Similar to Humans

The study revealed that, like humans, dogs' personalities are likely to change overtime


Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico

The family is offering a $500 reward for the turtle's safe return


Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban

After months of public meetings and consultations, the report by ministers also recommends the "establishment of elephant meat canning" for pet food


World's biggest bee found alive World's biggest bee found alive

The giant bee - which is as long as an adult's thumb - was found on a little-explored Indonesian island


$400 billion climate investment plan for Sahel region $400 billion climate investment plan for Sahel region

The $400 billion (350 billion euro) plan focuses on six projects aiming to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to help people adapt to climate change


The beach nobody can touch The beach nobody can touch

There are hundreds of pristine white-sand beaches along the coast of Thailand, but one tiny bay, almost hidden by limestone cliffs, has obsessed


Aussie rodent becomes first ‘climate change extinction’ Aussie rodent becomes first ‘climate change extinction’

The rat-like Bramble Cay melomys - whose only known habitat was a small sandy island in far northern Australia - has not been spotted in a decade


Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

Children 'suffering' in Australia drought

Large parts of eastern Australia have endured severe drought for months, crippling farming communities


Prickly pears: 'humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria Prickly pears: 'humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria

The green spiny discs known as cladodes are used for fodder while their tender inner flesh is a star of the cuisine of Mexico


Thousands of UK kids skip school for climate protests Thousands of UK kids skip school for climate protests

Children of all ages chanted "save our planet", cheered as flares were lit and clambered onto statues in the shadow of Big Ben to call for action


Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef

Flood threat spreads to Great Barrier Reef

The floods are the result of weeks of devastating rain in Queensland


Government mulling ‘green development’ for Haors: Minister Govt mulling ‘green development’ for Haors: Minister

“We have already started the work of rail line system from Chhatak to Sunamganj. Modern switch gate and electricity are needed there," he says


First time in 100 years, rare black panther’s presence confirmed in Kenya Rare black panther’s presence confirmed in Kenya

Scientists have now confirmed its presence there with a series of rare images taken by camera traps.


Climate change may destroy Sundarbans’ tigers in 50 years: Study Climate change may destroy Sundarbans’ tigers in 50 yrs

"What is most terrifying is that our analyses suggest tiger habitats in the Sundarbans will vanish entirely by 2070," Dr Sharif Mukul says


US bases under threat from climate change, top admiral confirms US bases under threat from climate change, top admiral confirms

Admiral Philip Davidson, who heads the US military's vast Indo-Pacific Command says it could fuel social disorder


New 'mysterious' frog species discovered in India New 'mystery' frog discovered in India

The species belongs to a new Indian frog group or genus which the scientists have named Mysticellus


Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine's Day Love on the rocks: Penguins celebrating Valentine's Day

Penguins made a love connection at a San Francisco aquarium


Dutch scientists probing mystery of mass bird deaths Dutch scientists probing mystery of mass bird deaths

Since early January, more than 20,000 dead guillemots have washed up dead on Dutch beaches


Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests' Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests'

Insects make up the majority of creatures that live on land, and provide key benefits to many other species, including humans


Satkhira’s 'Boroi' to go to Denmark, Middle east markets Satkhira’s 'Boroi' to go to Denmark, Middle east markets

‘Kul’ or ‘Boroi’, is increasing every year, and its export to Denmark and different middle east counties is expected to begin soon


Russian Arctic archipelago sounds alarm over aggressive polar bears Russian Arctic archipelago sounds alarm over aggressive polar bears

Polar bears are affected by global warming with melting Arctic ice forcing them to spend more time on land where they compete for food


Asia's dead lake where boats can't float Asia's dead lake where boats can't float

Lake Karakul is almost a Central Asian version of the Middle East’s hyper-saline Dead Sea – although that hasn’t stopped visitors from trying to sail


New Tonga island 'now home to flowers and owls' New island 'now home to flowers and owls'

Unofficially known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, it lies in the kingdom of Tonga, and is already nurturing pink flowering plants, sooty tern birds


Work together to combat climate change impact: Shahab Uddin 'Work together to combat climate change impact'

The Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister comes up with the call while addressing in a report launching ceremony held at CIRDAP auditorium


Dutch probe mass seabird death mystery Dutch probe mass seabird death mystery

The fish-eating seabirds have been washing up between the northern Wadden Islands and southwestern Zeeland


Last four years hottest since global records begin: UN Last four years hottest since global records begin: UN

The UN's World Meterological Organisation said in November that 2018 was set to be the fourth warmest year in recorded history


Wild wolves in crosshairs of German politics Wild wolves in crosshairs of German politics

Wolves were extinct in Germany for over 150 years, only making a comeback in 2000 after they began crossing the border with Poland


Climate change: Warming threatens Himalayan glaciers Warming threatens Himalayan glaciers

The study finds that if CO2 emissions are not cut rapidly, two thirds of these giant ice fields could disappear


2 degree temperature rise accelerates glacier-melting in HKH region 2 degree temperature rise accelerates glacier-melting in HKH region

HKH region is a critical water source to some 250m mountain dwellers and the 1.65b others living in lower-riparian countries including Bangladesh

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