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    China purrs over white tiger triplets

    China purrs over white tiger triplets


    At the Yunnan Wildlife Zoo in Kunming, China, the newly born rare, blue-eyed three white Bengal tiger cubs made their public debut in early October and now are drawing large crowds at the zoo. The Tigers' white fur is a genetic variation of the common...

    At the Yunnan Wildlife Zoo in Kunming, China, the newly born rare, blue-eyed three white Bengal tiger cubs made their public debut in early October and now are drawing large crowds at the zoo. The Tigers' white fur is a genetic variation of the common orange Bengal tiger. The mutation seldom occurs in the wild, but the zoo is home to 41 cats of this rare white variety.
    Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection

    Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection


    The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries. The Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the memorandum of cooperation between...

    The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries. The Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the memorandum of cooperation between the two countries.
    Tracking indoor air quality can help mitigate home pollution

    Tracking indoor air quality can help mitigate home pollution


    Researchers from University of Utah in the US conducted a study to determine if homeowners change the way they live if they could visualise the microscopic air pollutants in their homes. The study found that tracking the indoor air quality in real time...

    Researchers from University of Utah in the US conducted a study to determine if homeowners change the way they live if they could visualise the microscopic air pollutants in their homes. The study found that tracking the indoor air quality in real time can encourage people to change their behaviour and switch to activities that cause less pollution within their homes.
    2 more Gir lions die, pride under threat

    2 more Gir lions die, pride under threat


    Two more Gir lions died on Monday, taking the death toll in the deadly outbreak of canine distemper virus (CDV) and tick-borne babesiosis in Amreli district to 23. The infection has nearly wiped out an entire 26-member pride in just 20 days. The three...

    Two more Gir lions died on Monday, taking the death toll in the deadly outbreak of canine distemper virus (CDV) and tick-borne babesiosis in Amreli district to 23. The infection has nearly wiped out an entire 26-member pride in just 20 days. The three lions that survive too are battling for life.
    21 Gir lions dead, 4 of virus that killed 1,000 in Serengeti

    21 Gir lions dead, 4 of virus that killed 1,000 in Serengeti


    Four of the 11 lions that died between September 12 and September 16 were infected with canine distemper virus (CDV). This lethal virus spreads from dogs in the wild. This is the same virus which had wiped out nearly 1,000 lions from Tanzania’s...

    Four of the 11 lions that died between September 12 and September 16 were infected with canine distemper virus (CDV). This lethal virus spreads from dogs in the wild. This is the same virus which had wiped out nearly 1,000 lions from Tanzania’s Serengeti Reserve in 1994.
    World leaders gather to breathe new life into Paris accord

    World leaders gather to breathe new life into Paris accord


    Despite a stream of announcements and summits -- including in Bonn in May, and Bangkok and San Francisco this month -- the front line in the climate war has hardly moved, and much of the hope and goodwill brought by the Paris deal has been replaced with...

    Despite a stream of announcements and summits -- including in Bonn in May, and Bangkok and San Francisco this month -- the front line in the climate war has hardly moved, and much of the hope and goodwill brought by the Paris deal has been replaced with passivity. The next UN negotiating summit, COP24, will take place in December in Poland.
    It's not that bad! Science, tourism clash on Great Barrier Reef

    It's not that bad! Science, tourism clash on Great Barrier Reef


    Every year, more than two million snorkel-wielding tourists head to Australia's famed coral ecosystem, generating revenues of $4.3 billion and supporting 64,000 local jobs. But damage done by higher temperature has threatened to put a break on the number...

    Every year, more than two million snorkel-wielding tourists head to Australia's famed coral ecosystem, generating revenues of $4.3 billion and supporting 64,000 local jobs. But damage done by higher temperature has threatened to put a break on the number of tourists willing to wrestle their way into a wetsuit.
    Orangutans saved as Malaysia foils high seas smuggling bid

    Orangutans saved as Malaysia foils high seas smuggling bid


    Over 400 animals were rescued from a boat off Malaysia as they were being smuggled from neighbouring Indonesia. Among the rescued animals were a pair of young Orangutans, baby crocodiles and rare birds were among. Authorities in Malaysia regularly thwart...

    Over 400 animals were rescued from a boat off Malaysia as they were being smuggled from neighbouring Indonesia. Among the rescued animals were a pair of young Orangutans, baby crocodiles and rare birds were among. Authorities in Malaysia regularly thwart smuggling attempts, but finding 400 animals at the same time is unusual.
    Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

    Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise


    Unstopable nature shows how furious it can be at some times, when David Holland witnessed glacial ruptures better termed as calvings. Now Holland and other climate scientists need to study how warming ocean currents undermining the glacial...

    Unstopable nature shows how furious it can be at some times, when David Holland witnessed glacial ruptures better termed as calvings. Now Holland and other climate scientists need to study how warming ocean currents undermining the glacial attitude.
    World waste could grow 70% as cities boom, warns World Bank

    World waste could grow 70% as cities boom, warns World Bank


    There could be more trash in the world than people. The rise in rubbish will outstrip population growth, reaching 3.4 billion tons by 2050 from around 2 billion tons in 2016. By 2050, South Asia's waste will double, sub-Saharan Africa's will...

    There could be more trash in the world than people. The rise in rubbish will outstrip population growth, reaching 3.4 billion tons by 2050 from around 2 billion tons in 2016. By 2050, South Asia's waste will double, sub-Saharan Africa's will triple.Better collecting, recycling and disposing of trash, could reap economic and environmental benefits.
    Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says existential threat of climate change nears point of no return

    Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says existential threat of climate change nears point of no return


    "Extreme heatwaves, wildfires, storms, and floods are leaving a trail of death and devastation. Last month the state of Kerala in India suffered its worst monsoon flooding in recent history, killing 400 people and driving one million more from their...

    "Extreme heatwaves, wildfires, storms, and floods are leaving a trail of death and devastation. Last month the state of Kerala in India suffered its worst monsoon flooding in recent history, killing 400 people and driving one million more from their homes," UN chief Antonio Guteress said.
    World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020: UN chief

    World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020: UN chief


    United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres , said "people everywhere are experiencing record-breaking temperatures and extreme heatwaves, wildfires, storms and floods "are leaving a trail of death and devastation." He added, climate change is...

    United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres , said "people everywhere are experiencing record-breaking temperatures and extreme heatwaves, wildfires, storms and floods "are leaving a trail of death and devastation." He added, climate change is moving faster than we are.
    Mass bleaching event on Great Barrier Reef damaged deeper corals

    Mass bleaching event on Great Barrier Reef damaged deeper corals


    Although deep reefs are often considered a refuge from thermal anomalies, the research, published in the journal Nature Communications, highlights limitations to this role and argues that both shallow and deep reefs are under threat of mass bleaching...

    Although deep reefs are often considered a refuge from thermal anomalies, the research, published in the journal Nature Communications, highlights limitations to this role and argues that both shallow and deep reefs are under threat of mass bleaching events.