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Britons fined in Australia for stealing penguin

May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 3 (IANS) Two British tourists have been fined $1,000 each by a court for becoming drunk and stealing a penguin from a marine park in Australia.A third tourist ... Read more...

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Greenpeace launches campaign against Mexican resort project

March 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace has launched a campaign to drum up opposition to a tourist project in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur that opponents say ... Read more...

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50 kids sent home from ‘overcrowded’ New York school

September 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Over 50 children in a school in New York's Brooklyn area were asked to leave because officials thought it was "overcrowded". The 54 students had spent a full ... Read more...

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Colourful coral could pave way for cancer cure

August 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 14 (ANI): A vibrant underwater palette of colours could pave way for future cancer research.A rare community of highly fluorescent corals discovered in shallow waters in the Lord Howe Island ... Read more...

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Whitehaven beach Down Under wins world eco-friendly award

July 21st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 21 (ANI): The Whitehaven beach in Australia's Whitesunday Islands has been declared the world's best eco-friendly beach by global news network CNN.The sparkling 4.3km Whitehaven Beach has won many awards, ... Read more...

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Now, an application that wipes off all about your ex on Facebook

July 19th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 19 (ANI): Here's some good news for those who want no connection with their ex anymore-an application called 'Ex-blocker'.The application heals broken hearts by deleting any mention of ... Read more...

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Hot Dog Eating Contest goes berserk after ex-champ creates havoc

July 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 05 (ANI): A hot-dogs eating competition turned awry when Sidelined hot dog titan Takeru Kobayashi stormed the stage after he could not participate in the event due to a ... Read more...

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Chinese Cargo Ship Leaves Extensive Scar On Great Barrier Reef

April 17th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez April 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese cargo ship that was grounded at the Great Barrier Reef earlier this month is said to have caused major damage to the reef. Australian ... Read more...

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Work begins to free stranded Barrier Reef coal carrier

April 7th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 7 (DPA) Salvage crews began work Wednesday to free the coal carrier that ran aground on Australia's Great Barrier Reef at the weekend. Booms encircling the Shen Neng 1 will help ... Read more...

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Leaking Chinese oil carrier damaging Great Barrier Reef

April 5th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Queensland), Apr.5 (ANI): Leaking oil from a Chinese bulk coal carrier is causing considerable damage to Queensland's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ) says salvage experts have boarded the ... Read more...

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Habitat conservation can revitalize once-depleted marine ecosystems

February 22nd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new research has indicated that habitat conservation can revitalize once-depleted marine ecosystems.If reports are anything to go by, the marine ecosystems of the Gulf of California are ... Read more...

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Queensland tourism threatened by new film ‘The Reef’

November 3rd, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): The tourism in Queensland is said to be threatened by new movie 'The Reef', which depicts the Great Barrier Reef as the hunting ground for killer great white ... Read more...

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Cricketer fighting for his life after getting struck by lightning in Brooklyn

July 27th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brooklyn (New York, US), July 27 (ANI): A cricket player was battling for his life Sunday night after being struck by lightning while racing off the field to escape a sudden thunderstorm ... Read more...

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Holiday makers help protect largest fish in the sea

May 1st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) The world's largest and rarest fish, the whale shark, may be increasing in number in one of its vital habitats, a new study by scientists and the general ... Read more...

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The moonlit road mystery murder

February 28th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by David M N James
On a Friday Dateline feature, a young woman was shocked to find out that a close friend was going to jail after being connected to the death of her father. Actually, ... Read more...

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Seemingly sluggish whale sharks are deceptively fast deep underwater

June 19th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Researchers have discovered although whale sharks, which are the worlds biggest fish, seem sluggish on the surface, deep down they are deceptively fast.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Whale sharks populations are healthier than earlier estimated, suggests new study

December 26th, 2007 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that whale shark populations in Ningaloo, Western Australia, are healthy, thus contradicting previous findings about the decline of the marine creature.Brad Norman, a ... Read more...

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