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WATCH: French nursery produces 'prestige' Christmas trees

2019-12-08 20:00

'Red Label' fir trees are cut later, are fresher and simply look better when they are used as Christmas trees: but, they are grown in only three nurseries in France.

Floods kill 12 people in western Uganda

2019-12-07 18:28

Twelve people have been swept to their deaths by floods in western Uganda, the Red Cross says, as the East African country is battered by torrential rain.

 
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SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE:  A utility pole burns during the Tick Fire in Canyon Country, California. The fire has burned at least 1 500 hectares thus far. (Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP)

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Fossil fuel groups 'destroying' climate talks: NGOs

2019-12-07 10:08

Oil and gas groups were accused on Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use.

Doggie best friend stayed by baby giraffe’s side in his last moments

2019-12-06 10:53

Jazz the giraffe passed away on Friday after melting people's hearts with his budding friendship with Hunter the guard dog.

Climate change: the year the world woke up to the emergency

2019-12-04 10:35

Schoolchildren skipping class to strike, protests bringing city centres to a standstill: armed with dire warnings from scientists, people around the world dragged the climate emergency into the mainstream in 2019.

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Three giraffes die in blaze at US safari park

2019-11-29 13:51

A fire tore through a barn in a safari park in the US state of Ohio Thursday night, killing several animals including three giraffes, according to park officials and local media.

WATCH | Hyena proves why leopards can eat in a tree and they can't

2019-11-27 08:45

A hyena stumbled upon some forgotten meat up in a tree, but didn't quite have the right balance for this special meal.

Decapitated Sumatran elephant found dead in Indonesia

2019-11-21 10:44

A Sumatran elephant has been found decapitated with its tusks ripped off in an apparent poaching of the critically endangered subspecies, an Indonesian conservation official has said.

WATCH | Leopard vs python in all-out death match

2019-11-19 16:45

A leopard and a python were caught on video in a brawl in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

Five tigers arrive at Spanish refuge after Polish rescue

2019-12-02 20:29

Five tigers that narrowly survived a harrowing journey across Europe before being impounded at the Polish border, have arrived at an animal shelter in southeastern Spain.

Bali is running out of water - what it can learn from Cape Town's crisis

2019-12-03 06:41

Indonesia's fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.

Cruise industry takes first 'green' steps

2019-11-29 22:00

The cruise industry, long criticised for polluting the environment, is slowly trying to go greener by exploring new technologies, from hybrid solutions to high-tech sails.

SA to create extra space for nuclear waste

2019-11-27 15:25

Radioactive waste storage facilities at nuclear power station Koeberg will fill up next year, the power utility Eskom said Tuesday, adding it has begun creating extra space.

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