1/3 of Antarctic Ice at Risk

As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels to rise, new research has shown. The study, led by a researcher at


Cyclone Seroja Kills 128 in Indonesia

At least 128 people were killed and 72 others remain unaccounted for due to floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in the Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday. The National Disaster Management Agency’s


Zoo Plans to Save Endangered Animals

Conservation scientists at the UK’s Chester Zoo have unveiled a plan to save the world’s rarest species from extinction. Conservationists at the zoo have identified six key targets, including options for future conservation for an additional 150 species, halting or reversing the


Trade in wild animals Trends amid Covid-19

Illegal wildlife trade on social media networks is thriving, with wild animals sometimes sold as “lockdown pets”, despite Covid-19 restrictions and the risk of animal to human disease transmission, says a study of advertisements on Facebook. The research published in the journal

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