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Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.

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Trump signs order rolling back 'green' efforts

2017-03-28 22:02

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will roll back many of former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb global warming.

Mice infested human settlements 15 000 years ago

2017-03-28 19:51

Mice began infesting human settlements some 15 000 years ago in the Middle East and the little rodents have been scurrying underfoot far longer than previously thought.

SA's drought a 'harvest of dysfunction' - Oxfam

2017-03-28 15:11

The devastation caused by South Africa's current drought is not simply a consequence of poor rainfall and the strongest El Niño on record, Oxfam SA says in a report.

Trump poised to roll back climate protections

2017-03-28 09:37

US President Donald Trump is set to roll back a slew of environmental protections enacted by Barack Obama, in a bid to untether the fossil fuel industry.

Matthew, Otto being retired as Atlantic tropical storm names

2017-03-27 21:10

The names Matthew and Otto have been retired for Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes following the deadly 2016 season.

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Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

2017-03-27 20:59

The soaring costs of aging nuclear power plants have speeded up the closings of a handful of US plants and are threatening at least a dozen more.

Dogs saved from South Korea butchers arrive in NY

2017-03-26 22:10

A dog meat farm in South Korea is missing 46 dogs that have arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport after being rescued.

'Fearless Girl' may stay on Wall Street

2017-03-26 18:37

The question facing New York City is whether the "Fearless Girl" statue should stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever

Wild elephants rescued from muddy bomb crater in Cambodia

2017-03-25 17:00

Eleven wild elephants, including a calf, have been rescued from a mud-filled bomb crater in Cambodia after being in the swampy waters for four days.

Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

2017-03-25 08:32

For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

Spacewalking French, US astronauts begin upgrade

2017-03-24 21:30

A French and an American astronaut have floated outside the International Space Station to upgrade the orbiting outpost for the arrival of future space crews.

Satellite launch shelved over strikes

2017-03-23 20:32

After three days of delays caused by strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace has opted to postpone the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients.

Italy fishermen down rods in dolphin dispute

2017-03-22 22:17

Italian fishermen have announced plans for two days of strikes in protest over crafty dolphins they accuse of pinching their catch.

#SAWildlife: Come join our wildlife twitter chat this Friday!

2017-03-22 20:02

Come share all your amazing experiences and advice with Traveller24 community this Friday.

#WorldWaterDay: Innovations to save water a global must

2017-03-22 15:37

The need to save water is more vital now than ever.

Fruit fuelled evolution of a bigger brain - study

2017-03-27 19:24

Humans likely developed large and powerful brains, researchers say, with the help of what is today the simplest of snacks - fruit.

'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia

2017-03-27 16:49

An "unprecedented" 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been found on a stretch of Australia's remote coastline, scientists have said, dubbing it the nation's Jurassic Park.

New York skyscrapers adapt to climate change

2017-03-26 20:34

With a skyline crowded with ever-more luxury towers, the construction of another Manhattan skyscraper wouldn't normally be remarkable.

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

2017-03-26 15:25

The Empire State Building and United Nations headquarters in New York joined other iconic buildings and monuments around the world plunging into darkness for sixty minutes to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

Zoo nixing lap naps for prem hippo

2017-03-25 13:31

The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 45kg, meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.

Cities and monuments to dim lights in a nod to Earth

2017-03-25 07:46

From Sydney to New York, cities and monuments will dim their lights in a show of solidarity against the threats being faced by the planet from humankind.

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Digital Nature, the Human Condition and Conservation

2017-03-23 16:00

As new media technologies continue to infiltrate and pervade aspects of everyday life, is the way we think about and engage with the world around us changing too?

New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree

2017-03-22 21:09

Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree.

The plight of baby rhinos: SA conservation steps up

2017-03-22 13:29

Little J'aime was rescued and taken into the care of The Rhino Orphanage

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