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Wildlife

<p>Wildlife</p>

Nineteen killed in massive China forest fire

Eighteen firefighters and one forestry guide died while fighting a huge forest fire in southwestern China, the local government said Tuesday

China 'comprehensively bans' wildlife trade

China on Monday declared an immediate and "comprehensive" ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.The country's top ...

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists

Australia will lose billions of dollars in tourism revenue as international visitors cancel trips in droves due to bushfires raging across the country, an industry body forecast Friday.The number of ...

'Ghost gear' haunting ocean wildlife

Far out in the South Atlantic Ocean, invisible to the South African coastline, diver Pascal Van Erp surfaced with an abandoned lobster cage covered in algae and other marine organisms.He pulled it up ...

Berlin Wall: From death strip to 'Green Belt' of life

Olaf Olejnik served among the guards patrolling the heavily fortified border deterring freedom-seeking East Germans from escaping to the capitalist West three decades ago.Today, the 50-year-old still ...

Drought causes more than 100 elephant deaths in Botswana

More than 100 elephants have died in two months in Botswana's Chobe National Park due to drought, which has also affected wildlife in other countries in the region, the government said ...

800 kgs of deer venison seized in Barguna, one detained

Coast Guard members in a drive detained a man along with 800 kgs of deer venison from a boat at Bihanga Island in Patharghata upazila on Saturday night.The arrested person was identified as Abdus ...

World wildlife trade affects 1 in 5 species

More than 5,500 species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are bought and sold on the worldwide animal market, a volume that is around 50 per cent higher than earlier estimates, a study ...

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 ...

Hunters turn gamekeepers to help C Africa's threatened wildlife

Jean moves deftly through the tangle of roots and branches before waiting for the rainforest to give him a clue.In the heart of the Dzanga-Sangha wildlife reserve in western Central African Republic, ...

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