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Tibetan antelope population rises in China reserve


August 10th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) The population of endangered Tibetan antelope has increased to 120,000 in a China nature reserve due to better protection, a media report said Thursday.The Hoh Xil ... Read more...

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Man becomes surrogate mother to eight ducklings


May 26th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A 50-year-old man in Britain has become a surrogate mother to eight ducklings after watching them hatch. The birds now think he is their mother and ... Read more...

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Endangered Chinese alligators’ population rising


April 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Following efforts to support their survival, the critically endangered Chinese alligators living in the wild have witnessed a rise in population over the past few years.Anhui ... Read more...

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Dinosaur fossil discovered in China


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Fossilized bones of a dinosaur have been discovered in China's Inner Mongolia region.The Bayan Nur city officials have invited experts to study the remains found by ... Read more...

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Three geologists go missing in China


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Three geologists who went on a field trip to a remote nature reserve in China have gone missing. Authorities have now sent a search and ... Read more...

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China spends $158 mn on nature reserve


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China has spent one billion yuan (about $158 million) in 2011 to protect the Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve, the source of the country's three major rivers, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China spends $150 mn protecting major river sources


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China injected one billion yuan (around $158 million) in 2011 to protect the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve, where China's three major rivers have their sources.Sanjiangyuan -- with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

One Indian crew member missing in Italian ship capsize


January 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) Rebello Russell Terrance, an Indian crew member on board the Italian cruise ship which ran aground in the Mediterranean Sea, is missing and has not been ... Read more...

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Thomas McCulloch gets a new job to axe down trees


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thomas McCulloch, convicted of triple murders has been handed the axe again outside his prison walls. This time though, the 63-year-old is not going to chop people ... Read more...

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China starts panda census


June 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) China has started its once-a-decade census of the endangered giant panda, according to forest authorities in Sichuan province, a major habitat of the rare species.The census ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No dead dolphins found in Black Sea: Russia


May 18th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports by experts who said around 20-30 dead dolphins were found on the Black Sea coast were false, Russia's environmental watchdog has said.Reports said divers ... Read more...

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Putin embroiled in animal cruelty row


March 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is being criticized over claims that a snow leopard used in the latest macho photo shoot was abducted from reserve, injured and held ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists, explorers seek help in search for elusive ape-man


October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Chinese scientists and explorers are looking for international help as they begin a new search for the elusive ape-man known as Bigfoot or Yeren.The half-man, half-ape creature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Link To Human Evolutionary Chain Discovered: Reports 60 Minutes


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The origin of human being has always interested the common man as well as the scientists all over the world. But, the question ... Read more...

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‘Loch Ness monster’s Aussie cousin exists’


June 11th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): An Australian cryptozoologist is convinced that there is an aquatic beast related to the Loch Ness monster lurking in Sydney's Hawkesbury River.According to the Hornsby and Upper ... Read more...

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Oil slick keeps Singapore beaches closed


May 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 28 (DPA) Singapore's popular east coast beaches remained closed on the first day of a month-long school holiday Friday, as an oil spill from a damaged tanker also hit parts ... Read more...

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Two new frog species discovered in Panama


May 28th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, May 28 (DPA) Scientists have discovered two new frog species in Panama's rainforests at a time when many of the amphibians are threatened by a fungal disease driving them toward ... Read more...

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How Orangutans communicate through dense jungle


March 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): By delving deeper into the long calls of male Orangutans in Borneo, scientists have got new insight into how these solitary apes communicate through dense jungle.The researchers conducted ... Read more...

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Scores of Kurdish migrants washed up on Corsican shore


January 22nd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 22 (DPA) More than 100 migrants were found early Friday washed up on a beach on the Mediterranean island of Corsica, French media reported. According to France Info radio, many of ... Read more...

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Nobel winner demands Germany uncover Romanian ex-spies


January 12th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Mainz (Germany), Jan 12 (DPA) Herta Mueller, winner of the latest Nobel Prize for Literature, called on Germany Monday to find and prosecute former agents of Romania's Securitate communist secret police. In remarks ... Read more...

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Last Indochinese tiger in China killed and eaten by a villager


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 22(ANI): The last Indochinese tiger in China was killed and eaten by a man, who has been sentenced to 12 years' jail.Kang Wannian, a villager from Mengla, Yunnan Province, came ... Read more...

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Now, mobile service that lets you dial 1 for relaxation!


December 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 17 (ANI): Phone company Orange is providing a new service to help its users relax this Christmas.The 'Relaxation line' allows users to listen to the soothing sound of the sea.Customers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smallest orchid in the world discovered in Ecuador


November 30th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): The smallest species of orchid in the world has been discovered hidden among the roots of a larger plant in a nature reserve in Ecuador.According to a report ... Read more...

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Largest dino footprints in Europe discovered in Swiss Alps


August 19th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Scientists have found the largest dinosaur footprints ever to be discovered in Europe, which are discovered half way up a Swiss mountain.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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China marks 140th anniversary of Giant Panda’s discovery


August 16th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Aug 15 (Xinhua) Panda lovers Saturday set out for a hike in China's southwestern Sichuan province to retrace the steps of a French missionary who made the animal known ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Journalists convicted for filming Namibia seal hunt


July 18th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg/Amsterdam, July 17 (DPA) A court in Namibia Friday found two journalists guilty of illegally filming the country's controversial annual seal hunt. Jim Wickens, a journalist with British investigative agency Ecostorm, and Bart ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reintroduced Chinese alligators now multiplying in the wild


July 15th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that reintroduced Chinese alligators have started to multiply in the wild in China, which has given them a new chance for ... Read more...

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Four die in mid-air aircraft collision in Britain


February 12th, 2009 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (DPA) Two female teenage air cadets and two Royal Air Force (RAF) instructors were killed in a mid-air collision of two RAF training aircraft in Britain Wednesday. The two light ... Read more...

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Kate Moss poses topless for 2009 Pirelli calendar


January 18th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Kate Moss has bared her breasts to pose for the 2009 edition of Pirelli calendar.The supermodel stripped for the raunchy photoshoot shot in a Botswana nature reserve, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Some birds can learn other species” alarm calls


November 12th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): While it has been known that some species of birds use the alarm calls of other bird species to flee danger, how they develop this ability has ... Read more...

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Canadian geese driving Ronaldo wild again


November 10th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Foreign birds are driving ace Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo wild again after teams training ground was invaded by Canadian geese.The fowl keep dive-bombing Ronaldo and ... Read more...

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N. Carolina study says using ”war on terror” to promote government policies has limits


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): A new study from North Carolina State University shows that there are definite limits on the government''s use of the "war on terror" as a rhetorical tool for ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay begins at Salt Lake City in China


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Golmud (China), June 22 (ANI): Thousands of residents from the city and neighbouring countries gathered on Salt Lake Square as the starting ceremony of Olympic torch relay began this morning here. ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay starts in China’s Salt Lake city


June 22nd, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Golmud (China), June 22 (Xinhua) The Olympic torch relay kicked off its Qinghai leg Sunday morning in Golmud, known as China's "Salt Lake city". Thousands of residents from the city and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Chinas major panda habitat severely damaged by May 12 quake


June 13th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): Chinas major giant panda habitat, home to about 1,400 of the wild bears, suffered great damage in the recent earthquake, according to a senior official from ... Read more...

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