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Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhino dies: officials By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 27th May, 2019, 16:44

The cause of the animal’s death was not immediately clear, but previous media reports have suggested it was suffering from kidney and liver problems

Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhino dies: officials

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

A bridge and several old houses collapsed, and the electricity was cut, according to the National Emergency Operations Center


3-day heat wave warning for India's Telangana till May 28 3-day heat wave warning for India's Telangana till May 28

Parts of Telangana have been experiencing heatwave conditions for around a month now with the mercury crossing the 40 degree Celsius mark at several places


Students from 1,600 cities walked out of school to protest climate change

Students across the world protest over climate change

According to event organizers, over 1664 cities across 125 countries registered strike actions, with more expected to report turnouts in the coming days


Sperm whale found dead with stomach full of plastic waste Sperm whale found dead with stomach full of plastic waste

Another whale has washed up on the shores of Italy and just like the last time, the sperm whale's stomach was full of plastic


One man's fight to save a rare slippery frog One man's fight to save a rare slippery frog

Togo slippery frog scientist wins award for conservation effort


Plastic polluter: Brazil recycles ‘almost nothing’ Plastic polluter: Brazil recycles ‘almost nothing’

Brazil is the fourth biggest producer of plastic rubbish in the world, beaten only by the United States, China and India


Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium (Watch) Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium (Watch)

A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for the surreal sea dragons


Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists

Researchers say that they have pinpointed the major sources of a mysterious recent rise in a dangerous, ozone-destroying chemical


Sundarbans’ Tiger population rises to 114 Sundarbans’ Tiger population rises to 114

The second phase census began on December 1, 2016 under the USAID (Bengal Tiger Conservation Activity (BAGH) project through camera trapping methods


Air pollution affects growth of trees and human health Air pollution affects growth of trees and human health

Air pollution affects growth of trees and human health


Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences' Sea level rise could be much larger than expected

The question of sea-level rise was one of the most controversial issues raised by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)


Rise in global sea levels could have 'profound consequences' Sea level rise could be much larger than expected

The long-held view has been that the world's seas would rise by a maximum of just under a metre by 2100


Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing ‘slow-motion disaster’ Sinking feeling: Philippine cities facing ‘slow-motion disaster’

These days just the flooded chapel, a cluster of shacks on bamboo stilts where San Jose lives with her family, and a few homes on a bump of land remain


Thailand on red alert in bid to stop pig Ebola crossing border Thailand on red alert in bid to stop pig Ebola crossing border

African swine fever -- a disease that kills nearly all the pigs it infects -- has been spreading through Asia from China and Mongolia to Vietnam and Cambodia


Bangladesh’s largest freshwater lake inching towards death Country’s largest freshwater lake inching towards death

Pollution and the use of pesticides are playing big roles in the water body’s decline, environmentalists say


New species of flying dinosaur unearthed New species of flying dinosaur unearthed

Researchers in Germany have unearthed a new species of flying dinosaur that flapped its wings like a raven and could hold vital clues


Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school

The capital, whose sprawling metropolitan area is home to more than 20 million people, has been blanketed in a thick layer of smog since Saturday


 100 sharks wash up dead on beach  in Wales 100 sharks wash up dead on beach in Wales

Up to 100 sharks washed up dead on a beach in Wales, with some suspecting foul play


North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades North Korea says it is suffering worst drought in decades

The report came after U.N. food agencies said in a joint assessment earlier this month that about 10 million people in North Korea were facing “severe food shortages” after the country had one of the worst harvests in a decade


Stunning images reveal whale narrowly missing boat during breach Stunning images reveal whale narrowly missing boat during breach

Humpback whales can reach up to 60 feet in length and weigh up to 40 tons, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Another day at the office: Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb Another day at the office: Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb

Sherpa, 49, reached the summit Wednesday morning, breaking his own record that he set last year, his expedition company confirmed


Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from fires Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from fires

The emergency declaration was not accompanied by the usual driving restrictions because this time the pollution isn't coming from cars, which contribute to high ozone levels. The city applied the driving limits based on license plate numbers


‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs ‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs

Coral reefs cover less than one percent of the ocean bed but support around 30 percent of all known marine life


Climate warning as global CO2 levels rise to highest point in millions of years

Global CO2 levels rise to highest point in millions of years

Meteorologist Eric Holthaus, a journalist who covers the climate crisis for Grist, contextualized the latest readings in a tweet that was shared widely on Sunday


Mariana Trench: Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic bag Mariana Trench diver finds plastic waste

Victor Vescovo descended nearly 11km (seven miles) to the deepest place in the ocean - the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench


National security risks are rising with sea levels National security risks are rising with sea levels

A study says climate change will cause 1 million species to go extinct. It could also lead to war


Trafficked baby seals released into wild in China Trafficked baby seals released into wild in China

Dozens of spotted seal pups have been released into the wild, months after they were rescued by police from poachers in China


Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris Fake blood flows at anti-extinction protest in Paris

In a landmark report last week, the United Nations warned that a million of Earth's estimated eight million species are at risk of extinction


Indigenous Australians take government to UN over climate change Indigenous Australians take government to UN over climate change

Indigenous residents of low-lying islands off northern Australia will submit a landmark complaint with the United Nations on Monday accusing the government of violating their human rights by failing to tackle climate change


UN kicks off major climate change effort
UN kicks off major climate change effort

A major UN push for progress on climate change kicks off next week when Guterres travels to New Zealand and several Pacific islands, where rising sea levels are threatening the very existence of those small countries

 

 


37 spotted seal pups rescued from China traffickers released 37 spotted seal pups rescued from China traffickers released

Humane Society International said the pups were discovered three months ago by police in a shed in a remote coastal farm in the northern Chinese city of Dalian, many of them starving and dying


Fatal disease infecting frogs globally Fatal disease infecting frogs globally

Climate change causing infectious diseases in frogs around the world


180 nations agree UN deal to regulate export of plastic waste 180 nations agree UN deal to regulate export of plastic waste

The Geneva meeting amended the 1989 Basel Convention on the control of hazardous wastes to include plastic waste in a legally-binding framework


Mexico City bans disposable plastics Mexico City bans disposable plastics

The ban, set to come into force in December 2020 or January 2021


Dog vaccination in Dhaka city begins May 14 Dog vaccination in Dhaka city begins May 14

Health Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the programme at Krishibid Institute on Thursday


Chef stopped at Los Angeles airport with 40 frozen piranhas Chef stopped at Los Angeles airport with 40 frozen piranhas

A famous South American chef says he was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport


Will climate change swing Australian election? Will climate change swing Australian election?

Waters would say this: The environment is always at the heart of the Greens' policy. But a series of natural disasters has forced many other Australians to take notice


New Zealand unveils plan to go carbon neutral by 2050 New Zealand unveils plan to go carbon neutral by 2050

New Zealand introduced legislation Wednesday to make the South Pacific nation carbon neutral by 2050


Bengal tigers may not survive climate change Bengal tigers may not survive climate change

Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world’s last and largest tiger strongholds

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