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In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss In Mozambique, a joint fight against climate change and forest loss

Some seven million hectares (17 million acres) of tropical forests go up in smoke every year worldwide, according to a UN estimate


De Beers moves 200 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique 200 elephants moved to Mozambique from South Africa

The elephant population at the private Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve was too high, and risked causing extensive damage to the ecosystem


Study reveals human influence detected in changing seasons Study reveals human influence detected in changing seasons

Human-caused warming has significantly affected the seasonal temperature cycle


Drought, wildfires following heatwave in Europe Drought, wildfires following heatwave in Europe

Farmers across the region have warned that crop yields will be down while poor grass quality is affecting the quality of milk


Australia announces plans to save Barrier Reef Australia announces plans to save Barrier Reef

The reef, about the size of Japan or Italy, is reeling from two straight years of bleaching as sea temperatures rise because of climate change


3 tiger cubs born at Chittagong Zoo 3 tiger cubs born at Chittagong Zoo

Veterinary surgeon of the zoo, says the tigress - Pori -- gives birth to the triplets on Thursday afternoon and they are now in good condition


Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla Environment pollution takes serious turn in Cumilla

Recently, this pollution has taken a serious turn creating grave and irreparable damage to the environment


4 rare horses brought back from Prague to Mongolia 4 rare horses brought back from Prague to Mongolia

Known as Przewalski's horses, the ancient species has narrowly avoided extinction thanks to breeding programmes at zoos worldwide


Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth's surface Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth's surface

More than a quadrillion tons of diamonds to be exact -- or one thousand times more than one trillion -- US researchers report


Expanding ‘dead zone’ in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears Expanding ‘dead zone’ in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

Dead zones are areas of the sea where the lack of oxygen makes it difficult for fish to survive


National Tree Plantation Campaign begins today National Tree Plantation Campaign begins today

A total of 30 lakh saplings will be planted to pay tributes to 30 lakh martyrs of the country’s Liberation War


Bangladesh at high risk of climate change impact: report Bangladesh at high risk of climate change impact: report

Bangladesh is at high risk of climate change impact as a new report has shown that the country may face immediate risk from lack of access to cooling


Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

The zoo acquired the alpacas in March from farms in Alabama and Mississippi.


Rising carbon dioxide levels pose threat to monarch butterflies Rising carbon dioxide levels pose threat to monarch butterflies

In recent years, monarch populations have been declining rapidly


Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

Researchers say the sudden collapse is "an event of unprecedented magnitude"



Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve Endangered rhinos die during transport

Rhinos are often moved when their populations outgrow their surroundings


Latin America’s solar park turns Mexican desert green Latin America’s solar park turns Mexican desert green

It is the biggest solar project in the world outside China and India


Trash piles up in US as Beijing closes door to recycling Trash piles up in US as Beijing closes door to recycling

Beijing is no longer buying, claiming the recycled materials are "contaminated"


Climate change poised to transform marine, freshwater ecosystems Climate change poised to transform marine, freshwater ecosystems

Climate change will have altered the productivity of many of the planet’s marine and freshwater fisheries by 2050


Sanofi shuts down factory over toxic waste outcry Sanofi shuts down factory over toxic waste outcry

The Mourenx factory with around 50 employees has been at the heart of an environmental outcry since Sunday


Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas
Report accuses China firms over ozone-depleting gas

Chinese authorities says the country successfully ended the industrial practice of using CFCs in 2007


Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases  Sundari disappearing fast in Sundarbans for salinity, diseases

In the last 30 years, 1.44 million cubic meter Sundari trees worth Tk 2,000 crore have been destroyed after being affected by ‘top-dying disease’


Macron rallies sovereign wealth funds against climate change Macron rallies sovereign wealth funds against climate change

The funds manage assets with a total value of $3 trillion and include that of Norway, the biggest in the world, valued alone at $1 trillion


Six sovereign wealth funds sign climate pledge Six sovereign wealth funds sign climate pledge

The heads of the funds, which together are worth more than $3 trillion, signed a charter to be unveiled Friday evening at the Elysee palace


Australia’s Great Barrier Reef faces major bleaching threat every two years Australia’s Great Barrier Reef faces major bleaching threat every two years

The world's largest reef ecosystem could be repeatedly hit with the bleaching unless the emissions are effectively & swiftly cut in the coming decade


How air conditioning could contribute to global warming How air conditioning could contribute to global warming

New study adds to our understanding of the effects of adapting to climate change


Embryo breakthrough 'can save northern white rhino' Embryo breakthrough 'can save rhino'

Loss of habitat is the other primary threat to rhinos, and conservationists say that governmental protection of parks and reserves is now essential


Honeybees finding it harder to eat at America's bee hot spot Honeybees finding it harder to eat at America's bee hot spot

More than half the conservation land within a mile of bee colonies was converted into agriculture


Science hope for threatened koalas Science hope for threatened koalas

As few as 43,000 may be left in the wild, down from an estimated 10 million koalas before Europeans began settling Down Under in around 1788


Humpbacks and southern right whales out in force off the WA coast Humpbacks and southern right whales out in force off the WA coast

At Cheynes Beach near Albany, 98 whales were counted during daylight hours over the weekend


War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws War on plastic leaves manufacturers clutching at straws

Eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth's oceans and seas each year - 250kg every second


Shark sighted off Majorca, first great white there in 40 years Great white shark spotted off Majorca

For the first time in more than 40 years, a great white shark has been recorded swimming off the Spanish Mediterranean island of Majorca


The ancient giants of Yosemite, under a billion stars The ancient giants of Yosemite, under a billion stars

The oldest sequoias can live for more than 3,000 years, their bark resisting insect attacks & helping them survive countless wildfires over millennia


Pollution poses threat to Halda fish Pollution poses threat to Halda fish

Industries like tannery, paper mills, knitting, dyeing, washing plants, condensed milk and beverages factories are located in the areas


Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad Endangered species listing considered for rare Nevada toad

The 2-inch-long (5-centimeters) toad with flecks of gold on its olive-colored body was discovered in 2007


Illegal logging threatens DRC forest, say investigators Illegal logging threatens DRC forest, say investigators

DRC is home to more than 60 per cent of the dense forests of the Congo basin, the world's second largest tropical rainforest after the Amazon


Last straw for McDonald’s, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban Last straw for McDonald’s, Burger King in Mumbai plastic ban

The rules, in force since Saturday, prohibit the use of disposable plastic items such as bags, cutlery, cups and bottles under a certain size


US approves first ever drug made of marijuana US approves first ever drug made of marijuana

It becomes first cannabis-based drug to win approval in country, opening floodgates for more research into medicinal properties of plant


Forest officers find 100 baby Cobras in India Forest officers find 100 baby Cobras in India

The snakelets are about two to three days old

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