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Sea ice hits new record low at both poles By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 24th March, 2017, 10:50

This year's Arctic maximum spanned 5.57 million square miles which is 37,000 square miles below the previous record low in 2015

Sea ice hits new record low at both poles

Florida eco-friendly town opens for business Florida eco-friendly town opens for business

The eco-friendly city of the future and largest development of its kind in the United States, drew more than 15,000 people out this month for a peek


Wastewater recycling key to solving water crisis says United Nations Wastewater recycling key to solving water crisis: UN

People have been using fresh water faster than Nature can replace it, contributing in some regions to hunger, disease, conflict and migration


'Dead zones' a threat to coral reefs 'Dead zones' a threat to coral reefs

Although dead zones are not typically considered top killers of coral reefs, they may be far more common than previously thought


Cloaked in rags and dust, Somalis flee looming famine Cloaked in rags and dust, Somalis flee looming famine

Successive seasons of poor rains and failed harvests have left farming families like Ibrahim's destitute and on the brink of famine


Winter goes, winter prevails in weirdness Cold biting in northern region

The mercury dips in the northern region over a week back after a sudden spell of sporadic rains, bringing back the winter


Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction

It is one of the most biodiverse marine habitats on Earth, attracts travellers and divers to its palm-fringe islands surrounded by coral and fish


Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction

Raja Ampat in Indonesia is one of the most biodiverse marine habitats on Earth, and attracts intrepid travellers and divers to its palm-fringed island


Australia's Taronga Zoo has a new pygmy hippopotamus on debut Australia's Taronga Zoo has a new pygmy hippopotamus on debut

The 5 kilogram female calf, currently unnamed spent the day paddling in the water, and stretching out her little legs as guests watched on in delight


25pc freshwater fish species at risk of extinction Freshwater fish species at risk

Sixty-four species, or one-fourth of the total evaluated freshwater fishes of 253, are threatened, according to the ‘Red List of Threatened Species’


Antarctic penguin numbers double previous estimates: scientists Antarctic penguin numbers double previous estimates

Almost six million Adelie penguins are living in East Antarctica, more than double the number previously thought


'Oldest plants on Earth' discovered 'Oldest plants on Earth' discovered

The discovery may overturn ideas of when relatively advanced life evolved, say scientists in Sweden


Huge swathe of Australian mangroves 'die of thirst' Huge swathe of Australian mangroves 'die of thirst'

Australia is home to some seven percent of the world's mangroves


Riverine People urge for saving rivers Riverine People urge for saving rivers

The speakers emphasises on comprehensive efforts in protecting and restoring rivers, ensuring better river managements for improving environment


Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world's coral reefs

Even if the world could halt global warming now, scientists still expect that more than 90 percent of corals will die by 2050


Australia sees second year of Barrier Reef bleaching Australia sees second year of Barrier Reef bleaching

The Barrier Reef is already under pressure from farming run-off, development and the crown-of-thorns starfish

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