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Drought forces Namibia to auction 100 buffalo

Drought-hit Namibia said on Friday it was putting 100 wild buffalo up for sale to reduce the animals' population, in a bid to alleviate pressure on diminishing grazing in its parks.

A buffalo rests with her newborn calf born at a zoo in Pretoria, South Africa. Representational photo.

Crops rot as Italian farmers hit by virus, drought

Floriana Fanizza gazes desolately at her celery crop, lost to the coronavirus because it could not be harvested

Farm workers pick tomatoes in the countryside near the town of Foggia, southern Italy on 24 September 2009.

Zimbabwe drought ignites human-wildlife conflict

Zimbabwean villager Dumisani Khumalo appeared to be in pain as he walked gingerly towards a chair under the shade of a tree near his one-room brick shack.The 45-year-old was attacked by a buffalo ...

Zimbabwe drought ignites human-wildlife conflict

Australia spring fires ravage 80,000 hectares of land

More than 20 homes have been destroyed by spring fires in Australia, officials said on Wednesday, straining communities already suffering under the region's worst drought conditions in living ...

Australia spring fires ravage 80,000 hectares of land

Bats starving to death in Australia drought

Large numbers of bats are being found severely emaciated or starved to death in Australia amid a prolonged drought that is crippling their food supply, according to wildlife carers and environment ...

Bats starving to death in Australia drought

Drought grips India's Chennai

Angry residents fight in queues at water taps, lakes have been turned into barren moonscapes and restaurants are cutting back on meals as the worst drought in living memory grips India's Chennai.The ...

Drought grips India's Chennai

India awaits monsoon as reservoirs begin to run dry

Millions of Indians are desperately awaiting overdue monsoon rains as they struggle to secure drinking water amid a heat wave that is rapidly drying up reservoirs and sending temperatures soaring ...

India awaits monsoon as reservoirs begin to run dry

Drought-like situation hampers Aman cultivation

Cultivation of transplanted Aman paddy cultivation is facing a setback because of a drought-like situation in Rangpur region, reports UNB.The croplands have dried up and the seedling is turning ...

Drought-like situation hampers Aman cultivation

Australia drought persists despite 'significant rain'

A devastating drought that has left Australian farmers struggling to stay afloat is set to persist despite widespread and significant rain last month, authorities have said.Graziers in eastern ...

Australia drought persists despite 'significant rain'

Entire Australian state in drought

A crippling drought is ravaging vast tracts of Australia’s pastoral heartlands, decimating herds and putting desperate farmers under intense financial and emotional strain, with little relief ...

Entire Australian state in drought
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