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Nepal has successfully drained part of a giant glacial lake near Mount Everest, averting risk of a disastrous flood that could have threatened thousands of lives, officials said on Monday.

A victim of poachers in Kenya: elephants are among the species most impacted by humans, the WWF report found. Photograph: imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock
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Living Planet Index shows vertebrate populations are set to decline by 67% on 1970 levels unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact The number of wild animals living on Earth is set to fall by two-thirds by 2020, according to a ...

Reinventing prosperity
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The purpose of the demographic analyses in this study was to calculate the basic life tables to determine the effects of the long-term captivity of...

Junko Tabei (September 22, 1939-October 20, 2016) gained worldwide fame in 1975 from becoming the first woman to climb Mount Everest. In 1992, she became the first woman to complete the “Seven Summits” - reaching the highest peaks on the seven continents.
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The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn’t stop there. Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries. Her philosophy was to live...

Who could hurt this face?	(Reuters/Bruno Kelly)
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The fashion for wild animal skins and furs drove a hunting boom in the Amazon basin through the 20th century.

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Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology, and in a constant move to explore exotic plant species – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.
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Udalguri Landscape Mission is an outcome of the realization that the real decision makers of biodiversity conservation are the people that share space with it
Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.
Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.
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