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Warning of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say The abundance of flying ...

Penguins starving to death is a sign that somethings very wrong in the Antarctic | John Sauven

Overfishing, oil drilling, pollution and climate change are imperilling the ecosystem. But ocean sanctuaries could help protect what belongs to us all, says Greenpeace director John ...

US army veterans find peace in protecting rhinos from poaching

In northern South Africa, former soldiers are fighting both the illegal wildlife trade and the twin scourges of unemployment and PTSD The sun has set over the scrubby savannah. The ...

World’s largest marine park created in Ross Sea in Antarctica in landmark deal

EU and 24 countries sign long-awaited agreement to protect 1.1m sq km of water in Southern Ocean, ensuring that fewer younger fish will be caught A landmark international agreement ...

Farm subsidies: Payment to billionaire prince sparks anger – BBC News

A compromised reform process – the so-called “greening” of the Common Agricultural Policy – resulted in farmers mostly being paid depending on how much land ...

Royal couple will ‘help tell Canada story’ – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge are honorary members of the Canadian Rangers Still, Tidridge said Canadians will tune in ...

New Zealand kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, faces extinction

The intelligent, playful birds are under threat from non-native predators and also from farmers who see them as pests The worlds only alpine parrot is at threat of extinction in New ...

Leonardo DiCaprio given rival invitations to visit Great Barrier Reef

Exclusive: Offers follow actors plea to address climate change and coral bleaching at Our Ocean conference in US Scientists and tour operators on the Great Barrier Reef have extended ...

Coca-Cola ‘replenished’ all the water it uses to make soft drinks

Coca-Cola bottles move through the assembly line.Image: AFP/Getty Images Coca-Cola Company says it has fully “replenished” all the water it uses globally to make billions ...

Could this fruit solve an impending chocolate crisis?

(CNN)Chocolate lovers, your beloved snack may have just been saved by another sweet treat: mangoes. Scientists may have found a way to solve a potential impending shortage of ...

Ticks found on ‘one third’ of dogs, researchers say – BBC News

In the most serious cases, it can be fatal. Almost 15,000 dogs from across the UK were examined in the study, which was carried out by Bristol University last year. Just under ...

Woman survives month in New Zealand mountains after partner died on hike

Czech woman tells police she stayed in a remote cabin after partner fell to his death on Routeburn track in the South Island A Czech woman found alive in a remote mountain cabin in ...
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