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Biodiversity

Australia plans disposal of hundreds of stranded whale carcasses

Australian officials on Thursday began planning the grim task of disposing of almost 400 whale carcasses as hopes faded there would be many more survivors of one of the world's biggest mass ...

Rescue efforts to save whales stranded on a sandbar take place at Macquarie Harbour, near Strahan, Tasmania, Australia, 22 September 2020.

Hundreds of whales dead in Australia stranding

Rescuers trying to free a pod of whales beached off the Australian island of Tasmania said on Wednesday they had found another 200 stranded mammals, bringing the total to 470 and making it one of the ...

Hundreds of whales dead in Australia stranding

Scientists find oldest known animal sperm in the world

the researchers stated that the ancient ostracod could produce giant sperms and engaged in sexual reproduction just like its present-day offspring.

Scientists find oldest known animal sperm in the world

Bristled grassbirds are here

There are 10 species of birds in the country that are endangered worldwide. Of them, two species migrate to Bangladesh during the summer due to the grasslands

A bristled grassbird perched on a reed at Kalir Char, Kushtia on 28 August 2020.

Amazon animal rescue brings hope from blazes great and small

Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tight. Both are fighting for their lives.

A recovered anteater is released in Amazon forest after receiving veterinary treatment by a veterinarian of the state environmental police Marcelo Andreani and the owner of the veterinary clinic Clinidog Carlos Henrique, near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, 19 August 2020.

Mauritius fishermen battle to save dozens dolphins near oil spill

Authorities, who put the death toll at 42, ruled out this is a possibility but said on Sunday they were still investigating the cause of death.

A dead dolphin is seen on a boat as it is brought to the marine fish farm of Mahebourg, Mauritius, 28 August 2020.

World's largest wetland Pantanal burns from above and below

The world's largest wetland is ablaze, but the fire is often invisible.

Smoke from a fire is seen near Cuiaba River at Pantanal, in Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, 28 August 2020.

69 invasive species of plants and animals threaten native species

Scientists have identified 69 invasive species of plants and animals in Bangladesh that are becoming a major threat to the native species.

Eucalyptus trees along a road in Bogura.

Scientists harvest more eggs from near-extinct northern white rhino

Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two females alive which they hope will help create viable embryos that can be incubated by ...

Stephen Ngulu, Veterinarian in Charge at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, injects anaesthesia on Najin, the oldest of the two northern white rhinos, before performing an ovum pick-up procedure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, Kenya, 18 August 2020.

Indonesia releases 25 sea turtles rescued in raid on poachers

Indonesian authorities released 25 green turtles into the sea on the island of Bali on Wednesday, returning them to freedom after they were rescued last month during a raid on illegal traffickers.

Turtles are seen being released to the sea from the Indonesia resort island of Bali after over fifty endangered green turtles were rescued from poachers, in Bali province, Indonesia 5 August 2020.
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