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Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest
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Pope pleads with Madagascans to protect rainforest

Pope Francis on Saturday made an impassioned plea to Madagascans to protect the Indian Ocean’s unique environment from “excessive deforestation”,…
Berlin zoo delights in rare birth of panda twins
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Berlin zoo delights in rare birth of panda twins

Berlin zoo said Monday its resident panda Meng Meng had delivered twins, as it voiced delight at the first such…
More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report
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More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report

More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a…
Egypt considers transforming Sharm el-Sheikh into green, eco-friendly city
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Egypt considers transforming Sharm el-Sheikh into green, eco-friendly city

Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad met on Tuesday the Governor of South Sinai Khaled Foda to discuss the ministry’s…
VeryNile announces competition to stop plastic usage
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VeryNile announces competition to stop plastic usage

Following various efforts put into place to transform Egypt into an environmentally friendly country, VeryNile in collaboration with UN Environment…
Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law
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Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

DAKAR (Reuters) – Tired of seeing Senegal’s seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack…
India’s wild tiger population jumps to almost 3,000: census
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India’s wild tiger population jumps to almost 3,000: census

India’s wild tiger population has increased by more than 30 percent in the last four years, according to a new…
Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning
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Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia gvt in climate warning

The agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef broke ranks with Australia’s conservative government to call for the “strongest and…
Oil giant Total’s chief announces new unit to invest in forests
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Oil giant Total’s chief announces new unit to invest in forests

The head of French energy giant Total announced Saturday that the company would invest a hundred million dollars annually on…
Hell in high water: Braving the monsoon to save India’s rhinos
Environment

Hell in high water: Braving the monsoon to save India’s rhinos

The monsoon may bring respite from the scorching heat, but for the rangers and animals at Kaziranga National Park it…
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