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UAE asks people to vote for seven wonders contest


August 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked its people to vote for the country's Bu Tinah island, which has been short-listed as one of the ... Read more...

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10 coral species may vanish within 50 years


January 12th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified 10 coral species that are the most endangered and may vanish within 50 years.Led by experts at London Zoo, the Edge Coral Reefs project has ... Read more...

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Turtle, Dugongs ‘at risk due to climate change’


October 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the northern Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait region, is under immense pressure due to climate change from human actions such as fishing, ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Hawksbill turtles hatch on Saadiyat island


August 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) More than 350 endangered Hawksbill turtles, named for their conspicuous beaked snouts, have hatched on UAE's Saadiyat island, an official said Sunday. The moment they emerge, the turtles ... Read more...

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4,800 turtle eggs seized


July 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Police in El Salvador seized 4,800 eggs of hawksbill turtles, a critically endangered species, imported from Nicaragua. The eggs were seized in El Amatillo, a border area that ... Read more...

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First northeast film to be screened at Cannes


April 28th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) "Last of the Tattooed Head Hunters", a short English film about the Konyak Naga tribe, has become the first movie from northeast India to be screened at ... Read more...

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Endangered sea turtles begin nesting on Abu Dhabi beach


April 25th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) The Hawksbill turtles, a critically endangered species, have begun assembling in the coastal area of Abu Dhabi for nesting. A group of sea turtles have begun nesting on ... Read more...

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