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Who could hurt this face?	(Reuters/Bruno Kelly)
Oct 17, 2016 06:53pm

The fashion for wild animal skins and furs drove a hunting boom in the Amazon basin through the 20th century.

A bald uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus) in the flooded forest of the Amazon in Brazil. The IUCN Red List categorizes this species as vulnerable. Photograph: Alamy
Nov 30, 2016 05:40pm

As of today, the only place in the universe where we are certain life exists is on our little home, the third planet from the sun. But also as of today, species on Earth are winking out at rates likely not seen since the demise of the dinosaurs....

Norway has a population of just 68 wolves and conservationists say most off the injuries to sheep are caused by roaming wolves from Swedish packs. Photograph: Roger Strandli Brendhagen
Oct 20, 2016 11:11am

The sheep is favoured for its size and large proportion of meat, but is a bad climber and has poor herding and flight instincts, unlike the old short-tail land race, considered the original Norwegian sheep race, prevalent on the west coast, where...

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers.
Sep 11, 2016 04:24pm

On Sunday morning, the South Carolina honey bees began to die in massive numbers.

Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste
Aug 29, 2016 03:34pm

A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola.

A fisherman’s wife on the doorstep on poverty in Bangladesh [image by Zobaidur Rahman
Aug 29, 2016 03:23pm

Selim Miah went to the Meghna river to catch fish with his father when he was nine years old. Now, 41 years later, he is still fighting to make ends meet.

Demand for meat and body parts has driven the gorilla to near extinction. By Ivan Lieman (AFP/File)
Aug 29, 2016 01:07pm

The main driver of wildlife extinction is not climate change but humanity's rapacious harvesting of species for food and trophies, along with our ever-expanding agricultural...

Only the Amazon carries more water than the Brahmaputra, one of the largest rivers in the world with an annual flow of about 573 billion cubic metres at Jogighopa, close to the Indo-Bangladesh border. (Source: Express photo by Dasarath Deka)
Dec 08, 2016 12:59pm

The villagers had been talking all morning.

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