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G20 summit: World leaders agree on climate deal
Environment

G20 summit: World leaders agree on climate deal

World leaders attending the 2019 G20 summit in the Japanese city of Osaka on Saturday agreed to a climate change…
Indian temple helps nurture ‘extinct’ turtle back to life
Environment

Indian temple helps nurture ‘extinct’ turtle back to life

The black softshell turtle is officially extinct in the wild, but a centuries-old Indian temple and its nature-loving caretaker are…
‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs
Environment

‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs

Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in warm and acidic water offer a glimmer of hope that dying…
Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris
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Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris

Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to…
Give ’em shell: turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast
World

Give ’em shell: turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast

In an ancient ceremony that occurs only once every imperial era, Japanese palace courtiers in traditional robes and hats decided…
One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report
Environment

One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP…
Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs
World

Poachers threaten precious Madagascar forest and lemurs

Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in…
China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust
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China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust

Chinese authorities have seized 7.5 tonnes of ivory — 2,748 elephant tusks — in one of the biggest busts in…
Death in China zoo puts rarest turtle on cusp of oblivion
Environment

Death in China zoo puts rarest turtle on cusp of oblivion

The world’s rarest turtle has moved a step closer to extinction after a female specimen died in a Chinese zoo,…
Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey – by plane
Environment

Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey – by plane

BELGRADE (Reuters) – A young vulture who got stranded last year in Turkey more than 2,000 km from her nest…
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